May 24, 2022

Panels in Place: Athens, Ohio Public Library Will Begin Utilizing Solar Power Next Week

From The Post (Ohio U. Newspaper):

On Aug. 13, the Athens Public Library Branch, in the city of Athens [part of the Athens County Library System] will have 224 solar panels on its roof, providing electricity to help keep the building running. The panels will produce about 75,240 kilowatt-hours of clean electricity, according to a library news release.

Library spokeswoman Jenaye Antonuccio said that will account for about one third of the building’s energy needs, including most of the library’s computers and lights.

A celebration is planned.

See Also: Learn More About the Solar Panels + Images of Their Installation (via Athens County Public Libraies)

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