Local Green Projects

Albany County’s commitment to becoming a more sustainable community by “going green” includes many initiatives that help the county reduce energy-related expenses while increasing our use of renewable and alternative energy sources.

This page showcases recent county projects that will conserve energy, protect the environment and save money for Albany County taxpayers.  Albany County has many ongoing and completed projects to improve the energy efficiency of County facilities. These projects will save the County cost while reducing wasted energy.

Albany County has been active for a number of years retrofitting buildings and implementing energy conservation measures.  Below you will find details about current and past green projects in the County.

Current Green Projects

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  • Boiler System

  • TU Center Roof

  • Lighting

  • HVAC upgrades

  • Hockey Facility

  • Family Court

  • Efficient Vehicles

  • Sewage Treatment Power Cogeneration

  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Albany Airport


Summary of County Energy Improvements 2011-2013  [PDF]