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UC Riverside’s Solar Array: From Zero to Sixty: UC Riverside has opened a brand new solar farm that will produce up to 6.6 million kilowatt hours of electricity each year. That is the equivalent of powering 960 homes for a year.


Read more about Using the Sun's Spectrum to Make Solar Cells More Efficient

When it comes to installing solar cells, labor cost and the cost of the land to house them constitute the bulk of the expense. The solar cells – made of silicon or cadmium telluride – rarely make up more than 20 percent of the total cost. As they get smaller and more powerful, solar power becomes more economical.

Read more about Using the Sun's Spectrum to Make Solar Cells More Efficient


Read more about ARTSblock Aims to Be the Center of a Conversation About Exploring the World

The home of the Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts is rooted in history, dating back to 1895 when it was built as a Rouse department store and celebrated as an architectural jewel of Riverside.But what goes on inside those walls today is a shining example of what the thought-exchange meccas of the future could be. Opened in 2010, the center has become a state-of-the-art playground for artists melding a multitude of disciplines.

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Other News at UCR Today

Laila Lalami Nominated for Man Booker Prize

Creative writing professor's work of historical fiction, “The Moor’s Account,” nominated for major prize.

Scotty Highlander goes to Scotland

See mini Scotty at the battle of Bannockburn in a summer blog post from UCR undergraduate Bethanie Le.

All Things Research

Vice Chancellor for Research Michael Pazzani joins with others discussing federal research funding.

Celebrate "Ant-Man" with Ant Facts

Little known facts about ants to take with you to the movie theater.

ArtsWalk

Thursday, August 6
6 - 9 p.m.
UCR ARTSblock
The Riverside Arts Walk is a free monthly community event that celebrates the diversity of arts and culture in Riverside and the Inland Empire.

Estate Planning Lecture

Wednesday, September 30
3–5 p.m.
Palm Desert Campus
Hear from attorney, Peter Bochnewich, on how to create an estate plan. In this session, he will go through the essential components of a good plan.

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