**UPDATE 8/6/10: See WABI TV’s video coverage of yesterday’s event. Click here.
This announcement excerpted from a press release by Mark Tardif, Associate Director of Communications, regarding today’s event.
Unity College to Gift White House Solar Panels to People of China and Solar Energy Industry Association of America
Unity, Maine – August 2, 2010 – On Thursday, August 5, Unity College will gift two solar panels formerly atop the White House to the people of China and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
The event will be held at 11 a.m. at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot Street in Unity, Maine. Present to accept a solar panel on behalf of the people of China will be Mr. Huang Ming, Chairman of Himin Solar Energy Group in China, and a representative from SEIA of Washington, D.C.
The panel gifted to Mr. Huang Ming will be a permanent, centerpiece display at the Solar Science and Technology Museum, Dezhou, Shandong Province, China.
Read more about Himin Solar Energy Group and China’s solar valley online at http://www.solarthermalworld.org/node/403.