Low-cost solar technology proves its power at Prairie Woods ELC
SPICER -- A trip up the climbing wall at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center won't quite melt the soles off your tennis shoes, but it's no place for the ancient Greek Icarus and his wings of wax.
By 8 a.m., the temperature at the 32-foot peak is more than 90 degrees Fahrenheit, soon it will hit the 100-degree mark.
Outside, the air temperature hovers just above zero.
All of that heat inside on a cold February morning is captured by solar panels.
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