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Riverhead officials seek moratorium on new commercial solar facilities

Riverhead Town is considering a 12-month moratorium on new commercial solar energy production facilities. The moratorium would not affect the two applications for major solar production facilities currently pending for some 488 acres of land in Calverton.

Lights out for new solar farm?

A board majority that last week sought to move the L.I. Solar Generation application forward without additional environmental review has crumbled, as Councilman Tim Hubbard has decided 'enough is enough' for solar facilities in Riverhead.

Tempers flare at special meeting called to pass solar farm resolution, then board tables it

During a special meeting marred by confusion and much contention, the town board decided to table a resolution that would end environmental review of a new 22.9-megawatt solar farm in Calverton.

New solar facility proposed for 198 acres in Calverton

The new solar farm would be the fifth commercial solar generating facility in the hamlet of Calverton.