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Irony Abounds: Big Pit Coal Mining Museum in the UK Installs Solar Panels to Save Cash

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 21, 2012 01:04 AM
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by Morgana Matus last modified Dec 20, 2012


It seems that irony is a dish best served coal. The Wales National Coal Mining Museum located in Big Pit, Blaenavon, Nr Abergavenny in south Wales has just installed a huge solar panel array to save money. The 400 panels are estimated to offset about $648,000 over the next 25 years. The electricity generated on [...]




 

 

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It seems that irony is a dish best served coal. The Wales National Coal Mining Museum located in Big Pit, Blaenavon, Nr Abergavenny in south Wales has just installed a huge solar panel array to save money. The 400 panels are estimated to offset about $648,000 over the next 25 years. The electricity generated on site will be used to power the facility, and any excess will be sold back to the National Grid, adding another source of income for the museum.

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