State budget won’t impact school solar projects

The new state budget’s plan to cut funding for the Connecticut Green Bank shouldn’t affect town plans to put solar panels on the roof of Branchville Elementary School, or Scotts Ridge Middle School and Barlow Mountain Elementary School down the line, said Ridgefield Action Committee for the Environment member Dwayne Escola. “The ZREC funding is secure, as in the end … read more

Solar power at Branchville? School board weighs contract

With summer starting to fade and the winter months of darkness on the horizon, powering another one of the district’s schools by solar energy may seem like an odd topic to bring up. Lack of sun aside, multiple people familiar with the project have confirmed the town will install a solar array on the roof of Branchville Elementary School once … read more

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