Panels in Place: Athens, Ohio Public Library Will Begin Utilizing Solar Power Next Week
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.
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.