Madison College to install multimillion-dollar solar panel project
MADISON, Wis. — A $2.3 million solar panel project that is underway at Madison College is expected to be the largest rooftop solar project in Wisconsin once it’s complete.
It’s a $2.3 million solar panel project– said to be the largest rooftop system in Wisconsin once complete. How much is it saving students on tuition as well as taxpayers? Find out tonight on #news3 pic.twitter.com/Kuv93rNSpy
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In total, 5,000 panels will line the rooftops of some buildings at the Truax Campus.
Once the panels are up and running, the project is expected to save the school $200,000 in electricity costs per year, officials said.
Editor note: WISC-TV was originally told the project would lower tuition, but that was not accurate.
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