Solar Power Lights Up Park

ST. PETERSBURG -

The switch was flipped on what is being described a the next wave in solar technology. The juice from those solar cells is being stored in a new kind of battery - one that uses vanadium suspended in a solution of sulfuric acid. It has freed Albert Whitted Park from the main electric grid.

What is being billed as the nation's first Sustainable Electrical Energy Delivery System, was developed jointly by Progress Energy Florida and the University of South Florida.

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