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Stringer Pushes For Solar Panels On City Schools To Create Green Jobs

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Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer is shining a spotlight on solar energy.

He's suggesting installing solar panels on city schools to lower energy costs and save tax dollars.

Stringer says the installation would create 5,400 jobs and lower the city's carbon footprint.

"This is a blueprint for putting people to work. Our challenges are too great to keep retreading the same old ground. We need to be bold and smart and innovative in our search for solutions to our environment and our economy," said Stringer.

Stringer, who is expected to be a candidate for mayor in 2013, is calling for state legislation leading to the creation of thousands of so-called "green" jobs. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP