On March 28, 2017, Shalini Kantayya will return to Hampshire College for a screening of Catching the Sun followed by a Q&A about her work since graduation.
Hampshire College began construction in late July, 2016 of 15,000 solar panels, covering approximately 19 acres on the 840-acre campus, the centerpiece of its plan to produce 100 percent of campus electricity from on-site renewable energy, on an annualized basis. Project partner SolarCity has applied for town permits to begin construction of the two photovoltaic (PV) solar arrays and a Tesla battery-storage system. This year, Hampshire will flip the switch and become a 100% solar-powered campus! Read More