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Florida Gulf Coast University has completed construction of a 15-acre solar photovoltaic array that produces approximately 85 percent of the energy needed to operate its Engineering and Business School buildings, as well as AB-7, the newest science laboratory and classroom building for the College of Arts and Sciences. The University’s total reliance on Florida Power & Light Co. is reduced by 18 percent, thanks to the power generated by rows of solar panels that tilt and rotate as they “follow” the sun throughout the day.

Solar Field

Additional information on the FGCU solar field may be found at the links below.

Pinnacle Magazine

http://www.fgcu.edu/CRM/Files/pinnacle_0910-2_winter.pdf

http://www.fgcu.edu/CRM/Files/pinnacle_0910-3_spring.pdf

Regenesis Power website

http://www.regensp.com

 

 

 


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