Blistering winds and avid snowfall surprised University of Oregon students not only with a white wonderland, but trailed behind with surprises in their monthly electric bills as well. UO junior Marie Kempf’s electric bill increased by $30 for the month of December in her campus apartment, located on 19th Avenue …
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObiMijMA9_w&w=970&h=546] University of Oregon physics students share their knowledge with kids and adults at the Oregon Country Fair. The booth, located in Energy Park, demonstrates solar power and the wide spectrum of light.
The University is becoming greener every day, with plans to install solar panels on Matt Knight Arena and the Moshofsky Center scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2012 as part of an Oregon University System program.
Representing a coalition consisting of six other U.S. manufacturers, SolarWorld petitioned the federal government to halt the rise of heavily subsidized solar cells and panels that the China’s state-supported solar industry is currently dumping into the American market.