19 Sep '11, 7pm

Solar Power Excelling at US Schools

With students across the country going back to school, many will be returning to campuses that feature newly installed solar panels. As schools battle with budget deficits and look to educate students about renewable energy, there has been a wave of new solar projects at schools across the country. This rapidly growing market has attracted the attention of solar developers. Schools across the country are now home to solar facilities. In New Jersey, there are currently 183 public and private schools with solar electric systems, according to the state Board of Public Utilities. And in Arizona, more than 40 schools have solar electric systems installed. In Florida, more than 100 ten-kilowatt solar electric systems are being installed at schools, for use as emergency shelters under part of the SunSense Schools program. In Madison, Wisconsin, Madison Gas and Electric’s Foundati...

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