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Patrick Metzger
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New Blog About Getting Solar Panels On Our House In Beacon
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Hey folks!I just launched a weekly blog in February, detailing the process of getting solar panels on our roof!  I thought some of you might like to follow along since our place is in Beacon.  We…Continue

Tags: solar panels, electricity, energy, solar, local

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patrick Metzger Mar 13, 2015.

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Patrick Metzger posted a blog post
Jul 2
Patrick Metzger replied to Patrick Metzger's discussion New Blog About Getting Solar Panels On Our House In Beacon
"Joan--Definitely.  If you have the upfront capital, buying is definitely the way to go.  With all the incentives in place, and with all money upfront, in New York you're likely to beat the stock market with the eventual return on…"
Mar 13, 2015
Joan Martorano replied to Patrick Metzger's discussion New Blog About Getting Solar Panels On Our House In Beacon
"There are lots of reasons to buy instead of rent. So many incentives and rebates exist that the cost ends up being surprisingly low, and there are designated low cost loans to cover the up-front costs. As for maintenance, there isn't much call…"
Mar 13, 2015
Patrick Metzger replied to Patrick Metzger's discussion New Blog About Getting Solar Panels On Our House In Beacon
"We're really happy with the process so far, Ben! We're doing a solar lease with Verengo Solar (just recently acquired by NRG Energy), since it's a way to start making an environmental impact right away with no upfront payment…"
Mar 12, 2015
Ben Royce replied to Patrick Metzger's discussion New Blog About Getting Solar Panels On Our House In Beacon
"thank you, i was thinking about doing the same"
Mar 11, 2015
Patrick Metzger posted a discussion

New Blog About Getting Solar Panels On Our House In Beacon

Hey folks!I just launched a weekly blog in February, detailing the process of getting solar panels on our roof!  I thought some of you might like to follow along since our place is in Beacon.  We just bought the house in October (though my fiancée, Amie, grew up in Garrison and is a full-blooded Hudson Valley girl).The blog is a little bit personal narrative, a little bit ode to the environment, and a little bit big-picture view of science and our place in the universe.  The goal is to let…See More
Mar 11, 2015
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Nov 20, 2014

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How long have you lived in Beacon?
5 Months
More about me:
Lead data analyst and
business development engineer at Graphika (tech startup in NYC, analyzing social networks).

A composer, singer-songwriter. Writes, sings, and plays banjo in The Apple Kickers.

Grew up in Chattanooga, TN and currently living in Beacon, NY.
My website:
http://https://mysolarjourney.wordpress.com/
What's your favorite thing about Beacon?
Epic jaunts up Mt.Beacon, chill walks at Madame Brett, music at Quinn's, Dogwood, and The Towne Crier, art at Marion Royael, beer from Two-Way Brewing.

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Beacon's new solar farm is active!

The panels will supply enough power to cover 60% of the city's public electricity needs. Read the full story on The New Climate:…

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Posted on July 2, 2018 at 9:36am

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