January 28, 2010

UA to Construct Solar Tech Park

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The University of Arizona Tech Park is using solar power to make themselves and others aware of same. They will be building a 45 acre park covered with parabolic solar mirrors. When the $32 million project is completed next year, it will generate enough energy for over 1,500 homes and will reduce up to 1,600 tons of carbon emissions. In addition to producing electricity, it will also house a research and development facility.

Via UA News

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at January 28, 2010 8:50 PM
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