In the News

News, posts and other stories about and featuring U.S. Light Energy events, projects and company updates.

2022 Top Solar Contractors

"#101 U. S. Light Energy."

Solar Industry Challenged by NY Home Rule

"New York’s upstate/downstate power dynamic and its home rule tradition are creating siting challenges for solar developers, speakers told the New York Solar Energy Industries Association’s 2022 Solar Summit last week."

2021 Top Solar Contractors

“# 137 U.S. Light Energy.”

U.S. Light Energy installs New York’s 2nd largest community solar project

U.S. Light Energy, a New York solar energy company specializing in community solar project development, and its project partners completed the 7.2-MW Denmark Community Solar Project in Lewis County, New York.

Solar Farm being built on Flat Rock Road in Martinsburg

Residents of Martinsburg may have noticed new construction on Flat Rock Road recently. The project being constructed is a 4.8 MW community solar installation due to be completed later this Spring. “Community solar provides homeowners, renters, and businesses equal access to the economic and environmental benefits of solar energy generation regardless of the suitability of their home or business for an on-site solar array,” US Light Energy Communications Outreach and Engagement Manager Scot Schechner, said.

GM Banks On Free Electric Vehicle Charging Stations To Sell New Chevy Bolt EUVs

“Last May our friends over at Power Magazine reported that EIP partnered with NextPower III, NextEnergy Capital Group, and the community solar firm U.S. Light Energy on 102 megawatts’ worth of community solar in New York State.”

U.S. Light Energy Announces Support for the Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad

“U.S. Light Energy announces its support for President Biden’s recent executive actions that prioritize the global climate crisis as the center of US foreign policy and national security, committing to a government-wide approach to addressing the crisis, and affirming the use of federal resources to impact change.”

Large solar array proposed for residential area in Moreau

“US Light Energy wants to build two 5-megawatt community solar projects at 65 Reynolds Road, the former Tee Bird South Golf Course.”

POWERGEN+ on tap with renewables, energy storage and hydrogen

“Later in the day, high-level contributors from National Grid, U.S. Light Energy and Standard Solar will show the path they took to developing major community solar projects in New York.”

2020 Top Solar Contractors

“# 137 U.S. Light Energy.”

Investors shelling out $150M to develop 15 community solar farms across upstate New York

“U.S. Light Energy, based in Latham, sold the development rights for the projects to two investment firms. It will continue as the developer of the solar farms.”

U.S. Light Energy Completes Denmark Community Solar Project

“U.S. Light Energy, a New York solar energy company specializing in the development of solar electric and community solar systems, along with its project partners, has completed the Denmark Community Solar Project – Lewis County, N.Y.’s first community solar project.”

Energy Impact Partners acquires 102-MW New York community solar portfolio

“This portfolio will be developed under the management of EIP’s Infrastructure Group and in collaboration with U.S. Light Energy, a New York community solar development company.”

Sunny day for Denmark Community Solar Project ground-breaking

“The official groundbreaking ceremony for the Denmark Community Solar Project, State Route 26, was held on Tuesday morning, although project developer U.S. Light Energy began constructing the project in August.”

U.S. Light Energy, Standard Solar complete 7-MW New York community solar project

“U.S. Light Energy, a New York solar energy company specializing in the development of solar electric and community solar systems, celebrated the completion of the 7-MW Sugar Hill Solar Farm. Local officials, project partners and U.S. Light Energy participated in a ribbon-cutting and community tour of the first community solar farm in Clifton Park, New York.”