Oct 3, 2016

Birmingham Business Journal

The University of Alabama at Birmingham on Monday unveiled the city's largest solar panel system. The panels will power personal electronic charging stations outside the the UAB student center. Students and faculty also will use the system for classwork and research.

“We are treating our campus as a living lab, where we can incubate new technologies and monitor their performance,” Julie Price, UAB sustainability coordinator, said in a release. “We are using our buildings, not just to have classes or for patient care, but to learn from them and try new things.”



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