One of the largest solar projects in the state just opened. And it’s gorgeous. – Olympian

The unstoppable progress towards a solar fueled future continues. Your good news of the day.

The Skokomish Tribe’s long-awaited community center features more than 400 solar panels on the roof — enough that it is expected to produce more energy than it uses. “It’s slated to potentially be the first net-zero building on tribal land in the United States,” said Daniel Glenn, principal with 7 Directions, the Seattle-based architectural firm that designed the building. The tribe, which is headquartered north of Shelton, plans to sell any excess solar energy that’s generated to Mason County Public Utility District No. 1, which serves approximately more than 5,200 electric customers. Lisa Pemberton reports. (Olympian)

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  1. This is a wonderful accomplishment. May others copy these efforts to lower our carbon footprints.

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