27 Sep '11, 7pm

Solar Activism and Savings Grow in Detroit Suburb

Solar Activism and Savings Grow in Detroit Suburb

Solar panels are saving money in Ypsilanti, Michigan Not many think of the Detroit area as a hub for demonstrating solar energy. That is, unless you visit Ypsilanti, a Detroit suburb and its renewable energy website, SolarYpsi . According to Dave Strenski, green energy activity is abundant in the metropolitan area, with the number of solar installations continuing to grow in Ypsilanti. In the summer of 2011 a house on South Huron, with three apartment units installed 55 solar panels. The fall of 2011 also saw the Corner Brewery win approval from the Ypsilanti Historic Commission to install 144 panels on its brewery. They hope to have that project completed by December of this year. SolarYpsi is working with both these locations to provide information on its volunteer website and track their power generation details in real time. The purpose of this website is to provide a ...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/09/27/solar-activism-and-sa...

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