Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Whitewater Center: Plug into the sun

Posted By on Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 1:49 PM

The technology is donated and the cost-savings are nice, but what the center is really looking forward to is teaching others about solar energy.

The U.S. National Whitewater Center is aiming to harness the sun.

The center will generate some of its operating power from a solar rooftop system donated by Cyclone Roofing.

“While the energy savings that we will realize are appealing, I am especially excited about the educational impact we can make with live demonstrations of this new technology,” says Jeff Wise, the center’s executive director.

Read the rest of this Charlotte Business Journal article here.

A Myers Park man discusses his family's decision to install solar panels on their home and how it's saved them money on their utility bills:

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