University in Rio Installs Solar Panels to Save Energy

By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) on the Ilha do Fundão (Isle of Foundation) began using a solar panel station today that had been installed in the campus parking lot. The Green Fund at UFRJ, a environment-friendly energy initiative, helped provide resources for this sustainable development project, which will be able to generate enough energy for seventy homes.

In fact, the 414 solar panels, a project that totaled R$1.6 million in investment, will provide the majority of the campus's energy need and has the . . .

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