Popularity Of PV Installation In Connecticut City Causes Inspection Backlog

Bridgeport’s solar installation numbers jumped more than doubled to 350 last year, which has led to a three-month backlog

By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor | February 10, 2017

The growing popularity of rooftop solar power in Bridgeport, Conn., has caused a three-month backlog for city inspections. Bridgeport’s solar installation numbers jumped from 138 in 2015 to 350 last year, with the city outpacing the growth of many neighboring communities. Programs supporting solar have made rooftop PVs affordable even for those of modest means. Residents have reported dramatic reductions in their electric costs as a result.

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