Rural Solar: A Growing Movement

Rural Solar: A Growing Movement

We thought you might be interested in this article from High Country News:

“For fossil fuel-reliant towns, a solar alternative grows: A Rural Solar Movement is Growing, Which Focuses on Local Resilience.”

“During his final semester at Delta High School, on Colorado’s Western Slope, Zac Carter enrolled in a new course called Introduction to Photovoltaics, where he could learn the basics of the solar industry. Some of Carter’s family works in the energy industry, and he’s always been interested in electricity. This year, though, he’s watched close family friends struggle to find jobs after being laid off by the nearby West Elk coal mine. By the time he turned 18, he knew a future in fossil fuels wasn’t viable.”

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