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Mar 18 2018

Another Voice: Solar project demonstrates real community benefits

  In today’s global economy, pressure is on every community to compete for good-paying 21st century jobs. One way to do this is to foster development projects that provide learning environments for our students, as well as pathways to growing career and technical opportunities, particularly in the emerging renewable energy sector. A recent collaboration between Read More

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Feb 6 2018

Solar Success in NYS: The Buffalo Public Schools Project is a Shining Example

Solar power is getting to be big business in NYS. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that New York has made significant strides in the solar energy department, with an increase in more than 1,000 percent from December 2011 to December 2017. That increase translates to $2.8 billion+ in the NYS green economy, which is in stride with Read More

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Feb 5 2018

Hochul announces NY’s solar power usage “up 1000 percent” since 2011

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul said Monday that New York State, which has set a goal of fifty percent solar energy usage by the year 2030, has expanded its solar energy by 1000 percent since 2011. She joined a group of educators and renewable energy advocates at McKinley High School to make the announcement. The high Read More

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Feb 5 2018

Governor Cuomo Announces More Than 1,000 Percent Growth of Solar Power in New York

Since 2011, Solar Growth Leveraged $2.8 Billion in Private Investment, fueling 12,000 jobs Across the State February 05, 2018 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that solar power in New York increased more than 1,000 percent from December 2011 to December 2017, leveraging more than $2.8 billion in private investment into New York’s growing clean Read More

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Jan 20 2017

Montante Solar’s business doubled in 2016

It’s a good time to be in the solar industry in Western New York. A stable regulatory environment at the federal and state levels, fast-improving technology that improves the cost structure of individual deals and increasing awareness about the financial benefits of solar panels all contribute to that, says Daniel Montante, president and founder of Read More

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Nov 22 2015

Montante Solar sees a bright future in building power systems for commercial projects

By: David Robinson Daniel T. Montante is a big believer in solar power. Montante is the president of Montante Solar, an affiliate of Buffalo-based developer Montante Development that started out installing solar energy systems on the company’s Riverview Solar Technology Park in the Town of Tonawanda and has since branched out to installing solar systems Read More

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Oct 9 2015

Industry Roundtable: Changing the energy-use culture

By: David Bertola While alternative energy may have long-term benefits, it can be challenging to sell it to consumers, many of whom have short-term objectives. Daniel Montante, president and co-founder of Kenmore-based Montante Solar, said it’s difficult to demonstrate that alternative technologies are the right way to go and are the solutions for the future. Read More

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Jul 17 2014

Another Voice: Buffalo can become a powerhouse in its developing new industry

By Michael Licata The recent news regarding Solar City’s acquisition of Silevo and the planned Steel Sun project in Lackawanna are impactful on many fronts. Both announcements, including Solar City’s commitment to substantially growing Silevo’s plans for the RiverBend project, are an economic development win for the region. These investments, plus the jobs that come Read More

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Apr 9 2014

You don’t save by waiting for solar

Recently I was making a presentation to a business group about the virtues of clean energy through solar power.  I was engaging, enthusiastic, and the information was compelling on so many levels.  I think it was the sock puppets.  Regardless, I was on a roll.  The audience was locked in and all their questions were Read More

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Feb 12 2014

Montante Solar Receives Green Globe Award

Montante Solar was named the 2014 recipient of the Green Globe Award at the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Installation and Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, February 11th at Amigos Restaurant in Kenmore, NY. The award honors a local business that has implemented and practices a “green” or “sustainability” focused business philosophy, thus creating Read More

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