Echotech Energy Systems employees Andy Davis, left, and Yonk Reinemer install solar panels on the roof of Chandler’s Square Retirement Community on Thursday, Sept. 29, in Anacortes. When the project is finished there will be 150 solar panels on the roof and 495 total in the complex.
Echotech Energy Systems employees Andy Davis, left, and Yonk Reinemer install solar panels on the roof of Chandler’s Square Retirement Community on Thursday, Sept. 29, in Anacortes. When the project is finished there will be 150 solar panels on the roof and 495 total in the complex. Evan Abell eabell@bhamherald.com
Echotech Energy Systems employees Andy Davis, left, and Yonk Reinemer install solar panels on the roof of Chandler’s Square Retirement Community on Thursday, Sept. 29, in Anacortes. When the project is finished there will be 150 solar panels on the roof and 495 total in the complex. Evan Abell eabell@bhamherald.com

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