Lighting the way for colleges

The Washington Post
August 10, 2009

On one of the fields where students learn about agriculture, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore will soon be planting a new kind of crop with a constantly renewable yield: 20 acres' worth of photovoltaic panels, the largest solar farm in the state.

The 2.1-megawatt system, to be built by Beltsville-based SunEdison, will generate electricity for the 4,100-student campus in Princess Anne, Md., when it's finished, which is expected to be by the end of the year, according to an Aug. 9 article in The Washington Post.

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