solar arrays

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The Trail Ridge Store in Rocky Mountain National Park is now a little greener. As of July, the high-elevation gift shop is fully powered by a new solar array.


The Colorado School of Mines has launched a new energy awareness and savings program. PowerED will retrofit facilities to be more efficient and teach students and staff how to conserve through online community engagement.

"We're training the next generation of scientists and engineers, and so we want them to go out into the world and understand energy and how people affect the energy use of buildings," said Lauren Poole, the sustainability coordinator for Mines.