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Special (Solar Power) #488575

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 06, 1976
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(Studio) Report on energy progress.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Las Cruces, NM) New Mexico Department of Agriculture Building says its 1st United States building heated and cooled by solar power.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Rex, Georgia) Railroad crossing signal powered by solar energy.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Cape Cod, Massachusetts) Golf carts powered by the sun.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Western National Forest, MT) 1st solar powered "outhse." is here.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Bridgeport, Texas) Town buys its electricity from Texas Power and Light Company [Cnclman. Jeep JENKINS - says people can't stand more rate increases] [City manager Maury BROWN - says somebody must say no to rate increase] City Council decided not to grant rate increase despite 3 year notice by power company to cut off power. [BROWN - wants to use solar power.] Companies involved with solar research coming to town to help. Federal government and private company to help with funds. [City cnclman. Jack VANDERVENTER - predicts solar generating system here.] [BROWN - tells of support town has received in its efforts.] [JENKINS - says solar energy coming.] [VANDEVENTER - predicts town will be "Solar City".]
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

Chancellor, John;
Perkins, Jack

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