Gloucester Goes Solar

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Barbara Eldredge writes for Curbed:

It might just be the world’s oldest cathedral to go solar

Solar panels are so trendy right now that even historical structures are hopping onto the green-energy bandwagon. Gloucester Cathedral—a religious site since the 670s with existing architectural elements dating back nearly 1,000 years (and a Harry Potter filming location!)—will soon get up to 200 solar panels atop the roof of its south nave. Nearly 100 feet off the ground, the panels will be effectively hidden from view.

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