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UT Reaffirms Focus on Energy With Newest Car Charging Station

UT Reaffirms Focus on Energy With Newest Car Charging Station

Advances in solar technology may come as the result of a new electric vehicle charging station and solar panels at UT, created in partnership with the university’s West Tennessee Solar Farm. The charging station and accompanying solar panels are being located atop the Eleventh Street Garage and are the reason for recent construction and space […]

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In the News, April 2012

Recent news coverage of the West Tennessee Solar Farm: 5MW West Tennessee solar farm begins operation PV-Tech | March 23, 2012. First of its kind Tenn. solar project to break ground Clean Energy Authority | April 11, 2012. New arrays, conference highlight booming interest in solar energy Memphis Daily News | April 11, 2011. Largest solar […]

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Tennessee’s Largest Solar Farm is Officially Open

Tennessee’s Largest Solar Farm is Officially Open

STANTON, Tenn.— Tennessee has cut the ribbon on the state’s largest solar power array. DOE Deputy Secretary Poneman, Deputy Governor Ramsey and University of Tennessee President Dr. DiPietro joined a crowd of almost 200 to celebrate the opening of the West Tennessee Solar Farm. The Farm officially began generating power today.

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Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting

Please note the time of the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony has been moved to 3:00 p.m. When: April 12, 2012 3:00 p.m. Central Time What: Ribbon Cutting Where: West Tennessee Solar Farm, Stanton, TN   Join the State of Tennessee, University of Tennessee and U.S. Department of Energy to celebrate the official opening of the 5-megawatt […]