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Berkeley Hillel Works to Reduce Carbon Footprint Through Solar Panels

Last fall, as fierce winds and low humidity increased fire risk, utility companies cut power to millions of Californians to prevent electrical lines from sparking and igniting blazes. Jewish students at UC Berkley decided to take the problem into their own hands to bring solar panels to the Hillel to avoid future outages.