Faculty, staff, administrators and officials including Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes celebrated the completion of Wisconsin's largest rooftop solar installation Wednesday, Jan. 16.
The solar installation was a collaborative effort with Madison Gas and Electric Company and will provide a hands-on laboratory for students in renewable energy and related programs. The solar array will also save taxpayers $300,000 per year in energy costs.
Barnes read a gubernatorial proclomation that stated Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 is now Madison College Solar Energy Day. The news conference concluded with a ribbon cutting and poster presentations by students who are earning Renewable Energy Certificates.
Published January 16, 2019.