By Savannah Schroering
Editor’s Note: A shortened version of this story ran on Page 17 in The Bagpiper on Feb. 10, this is the extended version.
Driving down the road leading into Corydon, the Harrison County REMC proudly displays its solar farm. The dark, absorbent photovoltaic cells from these solar panels capture energy from the sun to convert it into clean, renewable energy.
“In the area of the transition between Harrison and Floyd Country along I-64, they put up a 10 acre solar electric field. That array is providing enough energy for an estimated 150 households,” said science teacher C.J Jackson.