Energy Saving Programs

Achieving Solar: The Fort Drum Solar Project


Kenny Vance


The below video is the solar project at Fort Drum, built by the Corp of Engineers in coordination with Lawman/ Beardsley design for design work and Lawman Heating and Cooling for installation. The array is the result of 4800 manhours, 60% of which was commissioned on July 30th 2013, with the remaining 40% to be commissioned on August 16th 2013. The finished system will have a capacity of 350.1 kWdc STC.



Modules: 1,373 SolarWorld SW255 Mono, 255 W STC

Inverters: 44 SMA SB7000US and 1 SMA SB6000US

Not All Dimming Technology is the Same

Call your City Electric salesperson to find out which dimming technology suits your needs.

Call any of our Locations:


Syracuse: 315-474-7841

Oswego: 315-343-2739 

Oneida: 315-361-4149

Rochester: 585-247-3100

Watertown: 315-782-0704

Ogdensburg: 315-394-0878





Update to Wattstopper DLM Firmware

Adds powerful feature sets to improve dimming functionality newdlmfeatures

New Features Include:

  • The ability to set up an occupancy sensor to trigger a scene
  • Using an occupancy sensor or switch button to evoke hi/low instead of on/off
  • Configuring a switch button to dim lighting up or down
  • Limiting rocker paddle action to raising and lowering active loads
  • New DLM Features Brochure
  • More about Digital Lighting Management


Set Up:

  • Simple Controls all from your computer screen for more information view the features brochure