Solar array at Lowcountry school being dedicated

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A dedication ceremony is scheduled for a solar power array at a Johns Island school.

Charleston County School Superintendent Nancy McGinley and other school officials are joining representatives of Santee Cooper and the Berkeley Electric Cooperative at Haut Gap Middle School on Tuesday.

The school has a new solar array mounted on a pole that is already producing energy from the sun.

Besides making electricity, the solar panel will be used to teach students about the opportunities and challenges of developing solar technology.

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