Tag: solar energy
As major I-81 construction nears, people who live and work closest can weigh in whether they want a sound barrier
With a major expansion of I-81 through Harrisonburg about to begin, people and businesses located closest to the interstate will have a chance to weigh in on whether they want a sound barrier built to dampen highway noise.
More than 150 Harrisonburg Electric Commission customers have signed up to purchase solar energy through the utility’s new Friendly City Solar Program, the HEC board learned Tuesday.
Students in the Governor’s STEM Academy at Harrisonburg High School got a sneak peek recently at how solar panels on Bluestone Elementary School will help them with future research projects.
A Harrisonburg nonprofit wants to expand its efforts to make rooftop solar systems affordable to low-income homebuyers across Virginia.
Harrisonburg’s first off-the-grid vehicle charging station is a little out of the way — but a sunny preview of what’s to come, environmentalists say.
Shortly after Bluestone Elementary School opened in 2017, third grade students buried milk containers on the school grounds.
Charly Ngeleka spent his Friday afternoon on a scaffold, lifting solar panels up to the installation team on the roof. He and another half-dozen volunteers were working on a partially-finished duplex in Harrisonburg, one being built by the Central Valley Habitat for Humanity. When completed, it’ll become Ngeleka’s home.
Contractors interested in designing, building and maintaining a solar array on the roof of Bluestone Elementary School have one more week to submit their qualifications to Harrisonburg City Schools.