Blog Archive — February 2016

Solar Santa Barbara

I went to UC Santa Barbara to shed a little light on solar power's promise and came away enlightened by what's happening on campus and in the labs of scientists trained by the university.  Within a year or two, a half-dozen solar arrays will generate roughly half of UCSB's minimum electric demand, reducing the campus's carbon footprint by about 6 percent. And a new PV window application could revolutionize solar use in the building sector.

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