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Solar PoweredChris Hartlove

Solar Powered

Catching rays. It’s the latest strategy in the Bloomberg School’s efforts to create a greener campus.

Ken Uhl (left, recently retired) and Joe Bentz of the School’s Facilities Department stand among the 110 newly installed rooftop solar panels on the Wolfe Street Building. (Another 54 solar panels top Hampton House.) The solar arrays are projected to generate 64,379 kilowatt hours of electricity per year and shrink the School’s carbon footprint by about 74,230 pounds of carbon dioxide annually. The project is part of a wide-ranging University plan to reduce carbon dioxide gases through conservation measures and new technologies.

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