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One building on campus has a roof that is nearly covered with solar panels. Photo credit: Summer Muster

Shining a light on solar power

Simon Mortensen April 18, 2022

Secretary General of the United Nations António Guterres has said the world needs to be carbon-neutral by 2050, and it's sources like rooftop solar that will play a part in reaching that goal, while...

Solar panels on the roof of FMB. (Source: Weber State University Facilities Management)

WSU in hot pursuit of carbon neutrality

Doug Manifold July 25, 2016

Weber State University is moving toward carbon neutrality and a long-term environmentally sustainable campus. In 2007, WSU joined the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment,...

New Sustainability Center at Shepherd Union

August 29, 2012

A new Sustainability Center was completed on Monday, Aug. 27 in the Shepherd Union Building to show students how the building's waste management works and how it affects energy usage at Weber State...

Mobile power plant

March 29, 2012

One final fall semester before the $20,000 and 3,000-pound mobile elemental power plant is projected to be complete after three semesters of effort. Over 20 individuals across four disciplines within Weber...

Power, rain or shine

August 23, 2011

Weber State University is hoping to harness the power of the sun with new solar panels that are rising across campus. With the support of students and the will of the university behind them, WSU’s Energy...

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