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Rocky Mountain College Celebrates New Solar Panels

Rocky Mountain College Celebrates New Solar Panels

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BILLINGS - Rocky Mountain College celebrated the installation of solar panels that will power a portion of the Bair Family Student Center.

The project was led by students of the RMC Environmental Club. Project leader, Renee Seacor, said the Environmental Club raised more than $65,000 to pay for the installation of the panels. Seacor said the new solar panels will save the college at least $1,800 a year, and that savings will be used to expand their future energy sustainability projects.

She also said it's an important first step that likely will inspire others to take on environmentally responsible projects.
"We're kind of starting an environmental movement on campus. This is kind of  a trickle down project.

We're also starting a recycling program and installed reusable water fountains, so it's kind of great to see sustainable projects starting up on campus," said Seacor. She said she is excited to see what the solar panels will do for Rocky Mountain College when it comes to the future of sustainability.
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