Princeton University Goes Solar With Massive Installation

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first_imgPrinceton University has announced plans to set-up what will be one of the largest solar panel installations on a college campus.It will include more than 16,000 panels, which will provide around five percent of the school’s total energy, and is expected to cut costs by around eight percent. The installation is expected to be ready by around next summer, and is being paid for partly by New Jersey’s solar certificate program.AdChoices广告“The fact that a solar energy project like this can be done on a scale where it’s not just tokenism is important,” University Vice President for Facilities Michael McKay said. “Being able to demonstrate that you can do something cost effectively with renewable energy is extremely important.”Officials expect the installation to last for around three decades.Via Ecogeeklast_img

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