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Enlightening students about solar energy

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A new class in Galax teaches about using solar power technology.

By Christopher Brooke, Reporter

Many construction workers taking building trades classes at the Crossroads Institute have seen the light when it comes to the possibilities of solar energy.
While educators continue to develop a solar installer certification at Wytheville Community College's Galax campus, those enrolled in the building trades program can already take one of the green and alternative energy course as an elective.
(See today's related article about the CREATES grant and what it means for the Twin Counties.)


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