Solar Panels Installed on Student Housing

Solar panels were installed on the rooftop of a new senior house on Fountain Avenue Oct. 29. The entire house is Enviornmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR certified.

Thirty-two solar panels were installed on the rooftop of a new senior house on Fountain Avenue Oct. 29. The entire house is Enviornmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR certified. This is the first Wesleyan home to have solar panels.

The house. (Photos by Intisar Abioto '09)

Each solar panel generates 225 watts. Combined, they will create enough energy to support one of the units in the triplex. (Photos by Intisar Abioto '09)

The solar panels were also featured on Hartford, Conn.-based Eyewitness News Channel 3 here.