We’re excited to announce that the Spa Solar Park, a 2.5 megawatt solar array built on the City’s former Weibel Avenue landfill, was officially “energized” on August 22nd. The array’s 7,992 solar panels are expected to produce 3.2 million kilowatt hours of electricity annually, which will meet approximately 40% of the municipality’s energy usage. That’s the
Tom Denny (second from left) poses with the other “Saratoga Go!” winner and runners-up
We’re proud to announce that Sustainable Saratoga’s innovative new mobile app, Tree Triage, took top prize yesterday in the first Saratoga Go! Smart City Technology Competition. Saratoga Go! challenged
City Council Postpones Vote on SPA Housing Ordinance
Council will now vote on the ordinance at June 19th meeting
JUNE 7, 2017 – At its meeting yesterday evening, the Saratoga Springs City Council postponed the vote on the “Saratoga Places for All” (SPA) Housing Ordinance, a zoning amendment that would create more diverse and affordable housing options
City Council to Vote on SPA Housing Ordinance at June 6th Meeting
Show your support for affordable housing in Saratoga — The time to act is now!
MAY 29, 2017 – After a lengthy period of stakeholder discussion and public comment, we are pleased to report that the City Council appears ready to vote on the Saratoga
Sustainable Saratoga Grows City’s Urban Forest at Sixth “Tree Toga” Planting Event
Over 125 volunteers planted 35 trees across the community on April 29th
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – April 28, 2017 – Over 125 volunteers dug in and got their hands dirty on Saturday morning at Sustainable
This Earth Day, hundreds of communities around the world are hosting Marches for Science to highlight the valuable public service role science plays in society and policy and to demonstrate the deep public support for science.
Skidmore College’s Environmental Action Club is organizing a satellite March for Science event in Saratoga Springs that will feature speakers and support the
Spa Solar Park Development
Thanks in part to our efforts, a two-megawatt solar array will be constructed on the City’s closed Weibel Ave. landfill. Members of our Climate & Energy committee developed the project proposal that was approved by the City of Saratoga Springs in 2014.
UPDATE: The Spa Solar Park project experienced significant
LUCAS WILLARD • NOV 16, 2016 • www.wamc.org
Supporters of the long-awaited preservation of a community farm in Saratoga Springs cheered Tuesday night after the city approved a conservation easement to protect the Pitney Farm for years to come.
After a plan to purchase 166-acre Pitney
TREE TOGA #5
on October 1, 2016
Sustainable Saratoga’s Next Planting Day
Photo courtesy of David Aimone
Since 2014, Sustainable Saratoga’s fabulous volunteers have planted 114 trees in key locations around town. And our great tree hosts have