Albuquerque city buildings installing $25 million in solar panels
Albuquerque City Councilors Pat Davis and Isaac Benton made the announcement Saturday
The installations in Albuquerque will mark the first phase in fulfilling a recently set goal of generating more of the city's energy from solar power.
Albuquerque City Councilors Pat Davis and Isaac Benton made the announcement Saturday.
They say the project's first phase of the project is expected to save taxpayers about $20 million over 30 years.
City councilors last September passed a resolution calling Albuquerque to generate one quarter of its energy from solar power by 2025.
The first phase of the project will begin later this year.
The project will be financed through the energy savings and federal bond credits.