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East Haven Breaks Ground on Landfill Solar Farm

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Greenskies Vice President of Business Development Ron Wedeking, Town Council member Joseph Deko, Mayor Joe Carfora, Executive Assistant to the Mayor Tina Hedley, and Town Council member Marianne Cesare were among those gathered on Dec. 18 to break ground for the town’s new solar project. Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Greenskies Vice President of Business Development Ron Wedeking, Town Council member Joseph Deko, Mayor Joe Carfora, Executive Assistant to the Mayor Tina Hedley, and Town Council member Marianne Cesare were among those gathered on Dec. 18 to break ground for the town’s new solar project. (Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier | Buy This Photo)

It was a hardy crew that assembled Dec. 18 at the former East Haven landfill at 240 Commerce Street to break ground for a 1.3-megawatt solar project to be built by Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC. By spring, the intent is to have about 4,000 solar panels on the 20-acre capped landfill site.


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