Lime Hollow Nature Center
Peaceful Pond at Lime Hollow

Sustainability at Lime Hollow

Solar Power

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Photovoltaics: Photovoltaics (PV) is a method of generating electrical power by converting solar radiation into direct current electricity. Photovoltaic power generation employs solar panels composed of a number of solar cells containing any number of materials that exhibit the "photovoltaic effect."

Solar Thermal Energy: Solar thermal energy (STE) is a technology for harnessing and converting solar energy into thermal energy (heat).

Passive Solar: In passive solar building design, windows, walls, and floors are made to collect, store, and distribute solar energy in the form of heat in the winter, while reflecting and rejecting solar heat in the summer. Unlike active solar heating systems, passive solar design or climatic design does not involve the use of mechanical and electrical devices.

At our Environmental Education Center, campers and students will learn the science and mechanics of solar technology, thanks to an 18.9kW system that incorporates one pole-mounted array for educational purposes.