Dedication of Visitor Center Photovoltaic System, May 18, 2009 Photo Gallery

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Dedication of Visitor Center Photovoltaic System, May 18, 2009
Arizona Public Service (APS), which provides 900,000 customers with electricity, has donated and built solar panels for the Grand Canyon Visitor Center. On May 18, 2009 the park and members of APS held a dedication ceremony. Here are some of the highlights, starting with Park Superintendent Steve Martin. More...


 
Dedication of Grand Canyon National Park's Photovoltaic System, May 18, 2009.
Bill Auberle, APS Solar Partner in the Green Choice Program, and NAU Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, speaks at the dedication of Grand Canyon National Park's photovoltaic system. Click on the image above to download the high resolution file (10 inches wide @ 300 dpi. 2.7MB jpg file) Then, to save to your computer, right-click on the large photo and select, "save picture as."

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Don Robinson, President and Chief Operating Officer, APS
“This project is symbolic of the commitment we have at APS to environmental protection, sustainability and to make Arizona the solar capital of the world,” Don Robinson, APS President and Chief Operating Officer said at a celebration event hosted by the National Park Service. “We selected the Grand Canyon for this project because of the possibility that exists there to educate so many people from all around the world about renewable energy.” Click on the image above to download the high resolution file (9 inches wide @ 300 dpi. 1.27MB jpg file) Then, to save to your computer, right-click on the large photo and select, "save picture as."

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Steve Martin, Superintendent, Grand Canyon National Park at the dedication of the park's photovoltaic system, May 18, 2009.
“A great partnership was created when Grand Canyon National Park and APS came together for this project,” said Steve Martin, Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent. “This solar installation is a shining example of the park’s commitment to protecting the environment through the use of renewable energy. The Visitor Center is the perfect location, making the panels visible to all guests providing an opportunity to educate and inspire.” Click on the image above to download the high resolution file (9 inches wide @ 300 dpi. 1.79MB jpg file) Then, to save to your computer, right-click on the large photo and select, "save picture as."
 
The Grand Canyon Visitor Center with photovoltaic solar panels.
The Grand Canyon Visitor Center with photovoltaic solar panels. The new photovoltaic system, will produce about 30% of the power used by the Visitor Center. Click on the image above to download the high resolution file (10 inches wide @ 300 dpi. 2.26MB jpg file) Then, to save to your computer, right-click on the large photo and select, "save picture as."

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The solar panels for the new photovoltaic system at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center are located both on the Visitor Center roof and on ground-mounted platforms adjacent to the Visitor Center complex.
The solar panels for the new photovoltaic system at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center are located both on the Visitor Center roof and on ground-mounted platforms adjacent to the Visitor Center complex. Click on the image to download the high resolution file (12 inches wide @ 300 dpi. 2.37MB jpg file) Then, to save to your computer, right-click on the large photo and select, "save picture as."

NPS Photo by Michael Quinn

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