Sun helps battle ice and sustain energy at PDX

by Annie Linstrom 3/21/2012 3:54 PM
Renewable electricity using light and heat from the sun is helping Portland International Airport win the war on winter, and protect nearby waterways, Solar panels are contributing power to the treatment facility for the airport’s newly expanded deicing stormwater collection system. The facility treats runoff containing deicers used on the airfield and aircraft to enhance flight safety when the weather is cold. [More]