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July 22, 2010

Solar panels catch the midnight sun

  • Fairbanks has long dark winters, but gets 21 hours of daylight in the summer so the school district put solar panels on a south-facing wall to catch all that light.
    Special to the Journal

    Thin photovoltaic laminates were used on the Fairbanks project.

    When the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District approached Fred Reardon about an innovative solar project, he had some serious doubts.

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