SUN-STAR PHOTO BY MARCI STENBERG
John Elliott, right, takes visitors on a tour of the Solar Power System after the unveiling the system earlier. UC Merced's new 8.5 acre solar array is part of the campus' strategy to promote sustainability through a commitment to achieve zero net energy, zero landfill waste and climate neutrality by 2020. The array will produce two-thirds of the campus' electricity needs on summer afternoons and 20 percent of its annual needs.
SUN-STAR PHOTO BY MARCI STENBERG John Elliott, right, takes visitors on a tour of the Solar Power System after the unveiling the system earlier. UC Merced's new 8.5 acre solar array is part of the campus' strategy to promote sustainability through a commitment to achieve zero net energy, zero landfill waste and climate neutrality by 2020. The array will produce two-thirds of the campus' electricity needs on summer afternoons and 20 percent of its annual needs. Merced Sun-Star
SUN-STAR PHOTO BY MARCI STENBERG John Elliott, right, takes visitors on a tour of the Solar Power System after the unveiling the system earlier. UC Merced's new 8.5 acre solar array is part of the campus' strategy to promote sustainability through a commitment to achieve zero net energy, zero landfill waste and climate neutrality by 2020. The array will produce two-thirds of the campus' electricity needs on summer afternoons and 20 percent of its annual needs. Merced Sun-Star

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November 10, 2009 03:29 PM

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