Richard Levine, a University of Kentucky architecture professor, outfitted his studio with solar panels to provide much of the electricity for it and his home. He uses net-metering to feed excess power he generates into the Kentucky Utilities grid and draw power when he needs it.
Richard Levine, a University of Kentucky architecture professor, outfitted his studio with solar panels to provide much of the electricity for it and his home. He uses net-metering to feed excess power he generates into the Kentucky Utilities grid and draw power when he needs it. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Richard Levine, a University of Kentucky architecture professor, outfitted his studio with solar panels to provide much of the electricity for it and his home. He uses net-metering to feed excess power he generates into the Kentucky Utilities grid and draw power when he needs it. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.