A major university just took the plunge on solar power

Australia’s University of New South Wales announced this week that it would purchase an offsite solar grid to power its campus. Construction is set to begin this year and the facility is expected to produce energy by mid-2019. This landmark initiative is an exciting step towards realizing UNSW’s goal of carbon neutrality on energy use by 2020 and reflects our commitment to making a positive global impact. Analysts have noted a rapid growth in solar, increasing in capacity by almost 50% in 2016, surpassing all other fuels.

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