Youth climate activists from 350.org played a big part in this decision. They challenged the White House to lead by example.
Secretary Chu made an announcement before the 350.org 10/10/10 Global Work Party event.
- White House Goes Solar (motherjones.com)
- Steven Chu: The White House is going solar (grist.org)
- Here Comes the Sun: White House to Go Solar (abcnews.go.com)
- Obama Administration Announces White House Will Go (partly) Solar (ecolocalizer.com)
- Sun, sun, sun, here it comes! (1sky.org)
- Please shine down – Solar panels coming to W.H. roof (politico.com)
- Solar Panels On White House: Obama To Install Solar Panels In 2011 (huffingtonpost.com)