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Solar Energy

Solar radiation which is essentially the electromagnetic radiation from the sun is the most powerful resource on the planet, with around 5.4 million exajoules (EJ) striking the earth per year.

It is believed that the amount of solar radiation striking the earth in 40 minutes could supply the energy needs of the entire world for a year.

Click here for more information on solar radiation.

Welcome To

Chemung County

"It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to, the virtual entrance to various programs and services available through Chemung County government. This site was designed to provide you with “user-friendly” access to a variety of links to different offices and organizations that are involved with tourism, economic and community development, transportation, health and social services.Thank you for visiting!"

Chemung County
203 Lake Street
Elmira, NY 14901

County Executive Christopher Moss