Description: RESPC added 15 Powersol umbrellas to seating areas around campus. In addition, UNC ITS donated 3 umbrellas. Solar panels are fixed to the tops of the umbrellas which generate enough electricity to power three USB ports. The umbrellas are at the following locations: 6 by the Pit Stop at Student Stores, 3 at the Student Union, 3 at Lenoir Dining Hall, 3 at Rams Head Dining Hall, 1 at Morrison, 1 at Koury, and 1 at Parker.
Allocation amount: $19,125
Benefits to students and UNC:
- Energy education
- Creating places for students to charge their devices
- Generating clean energy