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December 4, 2012

Business headed for Lockport Commons

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — The user — in this case Pizza Oven — stays connected to the grid, contributing or drawing power as needed, and its monthly electric bill is based on “net usage,” meaning the different between what it gave to and took from the grid. When the system generates more power than the business consumes, the business get credits on its account.

Pizza Oven’s solar system should cover 50 to 60 percent of its annual electric consumption, according to Rinaldo.

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