Zoning commission considers new rules on green-energy systems

Wind power, geothermal home-heating, and solar — ground mounted, pole mounted, roof mounted, and even wall mounted arrays— all went up for debate in front of the Planning and Zoning Commission at its March 19 public hearing. The hearing was an informal session for the commission to gather information as it plans new zoning rules to regulate solar panels and … read more

Solar arrays spark neighbors’ outrage

Do green energy’s mechanical underworks — solar arrays, windmills — threaten the leafy look and rural illusions of Ridgefield’s residential neighborhoods? The selectmen are looking into it. A large solar array behind a new house being built off Canterbury Lane brought the issue to the selectmen’s attention — thanks to about 10 neighbors who visited the board’s Nov. 28 meeting … read more

Ridgefield Supply Company to install more than 500 solar panels (UPDATED)

Ridgefield Supply Company will be turning over a new leaf on July 2nd as more than 530 solar panels will be installed behind the main store and showroom. With the help of Connecticut’s sunshine and the expertise of PurePoint Energy, the panels will immediately generate all of the electrical needs for Ridgefield Supply Company. “Our goal is to reduce our … read more

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