The Bering Straits Native Corporation, located in Nome, installed a 16.8 kW solar PV array on their office building in March, 2008. The PV array produces about 16,000 kWh of electricity per year, offsetting about 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel.
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The Nome solar electric inverters
Photo: Chris Pike