WILL - Focus - January 15, 2013

Solar Power in Illinois


(Duration: 51:30)

Solar Panels in Front of a Midwestern Home

The price of solar panels has fallen in recent years, but installation is still expensive and time intensive. Despite the cost, the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana is in the process of finalizing plans to build a 20 acre solar farm on campus, and some residents of downstate Illinois are starting to feed power into the grid with solar panels installed on their homes.

Categories: Energy