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April 7th, 2010

U Toledo Powered by Solar and Wind

Abstract:
The University of Toledo has just installed solar and wind power at its Scott Park Campus of Energy and Innovation in Toledo, OH with help from Constellation Energy's Projects & Services Group. This particular campus serves as an alternative energy laboratory for teaching, research, and demonstration, as well as to generate energy and reduce the university's carbon footprint.

The solar project uses thin-film-on-glass photovoltaic technology based on research done at the university. The utility company also put up a 132-foot wind turbine at the site. The two alternative energy systems are expected to save 1,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide compared to generating the same amount of electricity using non-renewable sources.

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