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Sculptural Solar Trees Spring Up at Charlotte’s Discovery Place Museum

Posted By Craig Merrigan On June 5, 2012 @ 4:00 pm In biomimicry,Reader Submitted Content,Renewable Energy,Solar Power,Urban design | No Comments

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Charlotte, NC recently showed its commitment to clean energy with the installation of two beautiful bright red solar power installations [1] shaped like trees! Situated at the Discovery Place [2] science museum, the sculptural solar systems were designed by Spotlight Solar [3], and each one is able to generate about half the electricity consumed by a typical Charlotte residence. The installations show visible support for clean energy, complementing other investments the city has made in solar (hidden from view on rooftops or in fields).

+ Spotlight Solar [3]

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[2] Discovery Place: http://www.discoveryplace.org/

[3] Spotlight Solar: http://www.spotlightsolar.com/whatsnew/

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