Fifth Vermont Prison Goes Green With Solar Array

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin recently announced the completion of a 500-kilowatt solar net metering project at the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield.

Detention Facilities Embrace Green Technology

The Frederick County Adult Detention Center in Maryland is joining the growing list of prisons that are going green.

Solar Heating Reduces Energy Costs at Wabash

By Coryn Wolk
By installing a few solar heating panels, a correctional facility in Indiana is boosting its local image, conserving energy and saving money. With approximately 2,000 inmates on a 350-acre property, the maximum-security Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Sullivan County, Ind., used a lot of hot water.