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Branford, Conn., Wants Solar Array at Former Landfill

The town has taken the first step to pursue a possible large-scale solar array installation at the former landfill; which could lead to savings for taxpayers.

The idea is an extension of Branford’s on-going efforts to reclaim 10 acres at the former town dump for uses benefiting the community. In October, 2014, Branford opened a public, passive recreation area at the site, Ecology Park.

In a statement released Feb. 27, First Selectman James B. Cosgrove announced the town has retained law firm Murtha Cullina to facilitate a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the solar project. 

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