Installation of solar panels is underway at White House

Solar panels are being installed on the roof of the White House as President Barack Obama's administration seeks to fulfill its promise made in 2010, according to these reports. The solar panels are made in America, and are part of an energy retrofit, which includes installation of updated building controls and variable speed fans, a White House official said. The project seeks to show that historic buildings can employ solar energy and make other energy-efficient upgrades, the official added.

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