Kentucky’s First Solar-Powered Hospital

Photo courtesy of Rockcastle Regional Hospital Facilities and Materials Management Director Gary Asher and CEO Stephen A. Estes with the new solar panels. The first hospital in Kentucky to lower its reliance on the power grid in a big way is Rockcastle Regional Hospital in Mt. Vernon. On November 30, 2011, the hospital went live […]

Student Who Patents Solar Motorcycle Rides On

Courtesy Purdue University A Purdue University student patented a solar-powered motorcycle, and then started a club to work with other students on creating other electric vehicles. Physics major Tony Danger Coiro, a junior from South Bend, Ind., received a provisional patent for his motorcycle that uses solar energy to cut his transportation costs down to […]