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Rockaway residents, still without power, are coming into the light thanks to solar-paneled trucks

The sun is helping to fuel the recovery on the peninsula, where trucks outfitted with solar panels are being used to fuel everything from cell phones and laptops to community centers and food pantries.

Daily News

Many Rockaway residents, still without power, are coming into the light thanks to the solar-panneled trucks that have rolled into their storm-savaged communities.

Solar energy could play an important role in helping to fuel the recovery of the Rockaways, about a third of which was still without power on Wednesday, LIPA officials said.

Commercial trucks, outfitted with solar panels, are being used to fuel everything from cell phones and laptops to community centers and food pantries.

 

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