TITLE

Going Solar

AUTHOR(S)
Dominé, Mark
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
American School & University;Apr2011, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on various economic reasons for education facilities to bring solar power in campus. It states that institutions are developing onsite solar power-generating solutions to help cut their operational costs and create renewable energy. It says that the public financing options of Build America Bonds (BABs) and Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBs) can make onsite solar generation a reality. It also presents key drivers to determine whether solar power is economically beneficial. INSET: PIONEER UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT GRADUATES TO SOLAR POWER.
ACCESSION #
60503964

 

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