Wind, solar or combination being considered
By Margie Wuebker
MARIA STEIN - The Marion Local Schools board of education is considering the use of alternative energy sources - wind, solar or a combination of both - to stem the tide of rising utility costs at its buildings.
The district recently completed an energy-saving project that included a variety of upgrades, such as new heating and lighting controls and doors. The $398,830 cost will be recouped through annual energy savings of $52,385, school officials have said. [More