The Village of Lindenhurst is excited to announce that the construction of a 362kW Solar PV Carport at the LIRR Commuter Parking Lot has been completed.  This state-of-the-art, renewable energy solar carport project is part of the Village’s Energy Solutions Project in partnership with Johnson Controls, a leader in energy-efficient technology.  The partnership is creating opportunities for the Village to produce clean, renewable energy at various Village-owned facilities, and the production of solar energy at the Commuter Lot is a key part of this sustainability commitment.  Once PSEG completes the hook up to the grid, the solar panels on the carport are expected to generate enough electricity to power about 50 homes and will reduce the Village’s carbon footprint.

Trustee Patrick Pichichero said, “This is an ideal location because the sun is unobstructed here, and it will also offer our commuters the added benefit of vehicle protection in inclement weather.  I believe it is incumbent upon us in Village Government to utilize solar technology, transitioning us away from fossil fuels, and creating a positive impact on the environment.  We are proud to be taking these steps to achieve local environmental goals, at no cost to our taxpayers.”

Pictured here is a view of the Solar Carport from the LIRR platform.