At Pringle Creek Community, innovative renewable energy systems power our residents’ homes. It’s not only better for the earth, but also less expensive in the long run. As this Kentucky Coal Museum has learned, “solar is cheaper.” It’s a bit poetic to think that a coal museum also knows that solar is the most cost effective choice to make. Renewable energy systems just make sense for a home buyer who wants to see their dollar stretch as well as having the added bonus of living more sustainably. Read more about how a coal museum turns to solar:
This 2015 image shows solar panels in Ungersheim, eastern France.
- The Kentucky Coal Mining Museum is switching to solar power
- The museum is hoping to save money through the switch to a cheaper system
(CNN)You wouldn’t expect a museum dedicated to the coal industry to run on anything other than coal — but a mining museum in Kentucky is soon to be solar powered.
Sexton told WYMT that an average house could be run by 20 panels that would cost around $17,000 or $20,000 — but the system would pay itself off within five to seven years.