EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Crayola crayons are going to be a lot greener.
Crayola LLC on Thursday unveiled a 15-acre solar panel farm in a field behind its headquarters in Easton, Pa.
The company says its 26,000 solar panels will annually produce 1.9 megawatts of electricity. It says that's enough power to produce a third of the 3 billion crayons it makes each year in colors ranging from red, yellow and blue to gold, copper and silver.
The project was funded in part by $1.5 million in federal stimulus money.
Information from: WFMZ-TV, http://www.wfmz.com
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