CCL Member Garrett Fitzgerald featured in The Washington Post

SolarJourneyPanels_WP“After superstorm Sandy hammered New York, Fitzgerald and van Haaren — who originally built their solar panels for a campaign to raise awareness about green energy — decided to take their rig out of storage and to Rockaway Beach, which was hit hard by the storm. They settled their solar panels in a lot behind St. Gertrude’s church, which lost power during the storm.”

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Solar Journey Project led by CCL member Garrett Fitzgerald

Garrett Fitzgerald, CCL member, and Rob van Haaren, a doctoral student in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University, are planning an epic trip across the country to demonstrate how solar energy can be used to power electric vehicles.  Check out their website to learn more about solar power, electric cars, and how they plan to travel across the country!