National Science Foundation awards WMRS $255,000 to implement energy infrastructure improvements at Barcroft Station.

January 2006

The grant, entitled "White Mountain Energy Project: Bringing 21st Century Energy Technology to the Barcroft Field Station" will allow WMRS to cover the roof of the main Pace lab building at Barcroft with flexible solar photovoltaic panels, install a hydronic heating system, rewire the station for off-grid operation, and install a clean, reliable, efficient microturbine generator backup system. The project is a collaboration between WMRC and the UC Irvine School of Engineering Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP).

Inclusive dates of project 1-1-06 to 12-31-07

NSF proposal #0533661