Gallery: Princeton Plans Largest Solar Field for Any U.S. University

Credit: Princeton University
 

Long a leader in top-notch academics, Princeton University is now a leader in green technology and clean energy. The Ivy League school announced last week its plans for a 27-acre solar field to partially power its New Jersey campus. The system will consist of 16,500 photovoltaic panels, making it the largest solar field for any U.S. college or university. It will produce enough energy to power 700 households and lower the school’s energy costs by 8 percent.

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