Enough power to make 9,000,000 cups of tea!

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The CIS Tower in Manchester, England will employ 7,000 solar-panels and 24 roof-mounted wind turbines to produce renewable energy for itself and an attached office-building. Even that will only cover 10 percent of its energy use.

From the official website: “The solar panels, which, despite popular misgivings, will work regardless of the Manchester weather, will help combat climate change and generate an amazing 180,000 units of electricity each year – enough energy to make 9,000,000 cups of tea.”

Find out more about the project from ecogeek.org. And read more about the business of clean energy here and here.

Posted by Chris

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