Go green is shouted a lot on the campus of Michigan State University. And, according to WLNS.com, MSU is taking a big step in the way of green energy.

Construction at five campus parking lots is underway as crews erect a solar panel array that is designed to provide, not only about five percent of the University's electricity each year, but, also, extra shelter for vehicles using the lots where the panels will be built. As WLNS reports, even tailgating vehicles as large as RV's will be able to find extra shelter underneath the panels from weather conditions.

According to the WLNS story, MSU will save around $10 million over 25 years by making the solar panel array a part of its infrastructure. None of the parking lots will lose any parking spaces as a result of the project.

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