WMU Educational Solar Garden
Click here to see how weather effects solar output
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How do solar panels work?
Touch the photo to learn more about how solar panels convert sunlight into electrical energy!
Solar production during the eclipse 08/21/2017
Photo Source: Nasa.gov
Touch the photo to view the Floyd Hall energy production during the partial solar eclipse.
Return on Investment
Photo Source: Forbes
For a detailed analysis of the monetary gains of the solar garden, touch the photo.
Solar Array/Weather Analysis
Site Sources: Solar Edge
This site includes the data collected over different intervals from the student accessible solar array and compares it to weather station data from Wood Hall located WMU's main campus.
Photo: 2010 Sunseeker
Check out the Sunseeker page to find out more about the WMU solar car team!
Fire Safety and Procedures
Photo Source: Home Power Magazine
There are some instances where a solar array will become very hazardous to individuals near them.
Consumers Energy Solar Garden
Touch the picture above to view the Consumers Energy Solar Garden website.
Education Solar Garden Construction
Touch the picture above to see photos from the construction of the Educational Solar Garden.
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Kalamazoo MI 49008-5200 USA