The company employs 70 full-time workers in Island Park and Long Island City and generates millions in economic activity for the region per year. To date, the company has saved its clients over 15 million dollars in avoided energy costs. Businesses and homeowners can choose to own their solar panels or use a finance or a lease to go solar and start saving 30% on electric bills from day one. New York City residents get a $5,000 state tax credit and an additional NYC Property tax abatement when they go solar.
The company has also deployed over 100 energy storage systems and two dozen electric vehicle charging stations. Active in LISEIA and NYSEIA, EmPower Solar has played an integral role in accelerating the Long Island and New York region on a path towards clean energy.
About Flushing Eco-Fest
Flushing Eco-Fest will take place on Saturday, March 23 from 11am to 3pm at the Flushing Meeting House located at 137-16 Northern Blvd in downtown Flushing. Tickets are not required and the event is FREE to attend.
The event will feature vendors selling local honey and beeswax products, organic spice blends, local eggs and seedlings, home decor products made from recycled objects, as well as freshly baked fruit tortes, herbal teas and handmade soaps, and other green and local vendors.
There will also be information booths on local water ways and the importance of watersheds, composting, health care, amnesty efforts, banking, green transportation options, and more.
Kids, and kids at heart will be able to create some crafts from recycled household objects.
We hope to see you there!