Recovery Blog

Photo of the Week – Wayne National Forest Solar Panel Construction

Posted in Photo of the Week, Recovery Projects/Awards by on January 13, 2011
Wayne National Forest Solar Panel Construction

Contributed to the Flickr Group by: Wayne National Forest


The Solar Expansion Project is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. In March 2009, the Forest was given $400,000 to add 250 additional solar panels to a facility that already had 50 previously installed. D.J. Group from Beverly, Ohio was awarded the contract. Photo by Alex Snyder

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  1. Jeffrey van Geete said, on January 13, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    Amazing! And they say progress isn’t being made!

  2. Nick said, on March 11, 2011 at 1:07 pm

    renewable energy is here to stay. congratulations to D.J. Group on the job.

  3. Ken said, on July 14, 2011 at 8:11 pm

    Solar is definitely the future, and it’s nice to know additional jobs will be created.

  4. Nate said, on August 25, 2011 at 1:07 am

    An encouraging sign. Rural America is where solar can make the largest impact proportionately. And eventually, it can ease grid pressures and blackouts nationwide.

  5. KAREN I CROSS said, on October 10, 2011 at 7:24 am

    It’s great that these funds are available for such amazing work. Going solar makes so much sense for our world.

  6. John Stewart said, on October 13, 2011 at 11:44 pm

    Nice to see the National Forest service utilizing Solar solutions. It’s a win, win solution.

  7. Tesla A. Willa said, on December 9, 2011 at 10:30 am

    It’s great to see that they are taking the initiative to conserve energy and go green with the installation of solar panels. Well done to the DJ group!

  8. christina thomas said, on December 10, 2011 at 2:57 pm

    This is beautiful to look at! Just imagine if we could work on the cost and availability of solar panels to make them attractive to high sun areas like California and Arizona, and what this would do to our dependence on oil. Plus, they look wonderful lol.

  9. ventadebarricas said, on June 3, 2012 at 11:36 am

    The solar power has an expensive, but long-term installation is very profitable. These plans are very positive

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