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Michigan high school student’s senior science project: Raising funds to install a 7-kilowatt PV system at his school

By Kyle Kaminski, Record-Eagle


TRAVERSE CITY — Not all high school science projects come with a $25,000 price tag. Senior Caleb Brown admits his idea to install solar panels at Northport Public School is ambitious. The required paperwork and permits alone is bewildering. But when he tacked on the thousands of dollars needed to get the senior project off the ground — the concept seemed unfathomable.
“Once in the middle of the year, I was starting to think I didn’t know how I was going to raise all this money,” Brown said. Continue reading.

Photo: Record-Eagle. Northport Public School senior Caleb Brown said that his solar array project will be complete by mid-summer.