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MSU Builds Solar Panel Carports For Campus Parking Lots

Skyler Ashley
The T.B. Simon Power Plant overlooks the new solar panel carports.

MSU is turning its parking lots into a valuable energy supply. 

Carports equipped with solar panel technology are undergoing installation at lots 83, 89, 91, 92 and 100. These panels are capable of providing campus with 18% of its power and will provide a strong relief on MSU's energy budget. 

WKAR's Skyler Ashley spoke with Dr. Wolfgang Bauer, a professor of Physics and Astronomy, about the new panels. 

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