USF St. Petersburg Solar Project

The new solar array is on top of a USF St. Petersburg parking garage.
USF St. Petersburg Solar Project

USF St. Petersburg and Duke Energy have "flipped the switch" on a huge solar panel project on the roof of a university parking garage. Duke has put a million dollars behind the project, which officials say is one of the largest and most efficient solar arrays in St. Pete. We tell you what it means to the school – as well as USF’s research efforts into solar power – on University Beat on WUSF 89.7..

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USF St. Petersburg Sustainability Program website

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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