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Weber State Davis switches to solar power

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LAYTON — Weber State University Davis will start using solar panels this month to generate all of the school’s electricity.

The school’s seven acres of solar panels will produce enough energy to power the equivalent of more than 250 homes for one year, according to a news release, offsetting more than 85 million pounds of carbon emissions over the next 20 years.

WSU Sustainability Coordinator Jennifer Bodine said the campus community is excited about using sustainable energy.

“They also want to see and push for more renewable energy classes, so I would say that yes, there is excitement and support,” she said.

Read more at the Standard Examiner.