An Elkhart County man has found a way to lessen his electric bill and make money at the same time.
WSBT's Ed Ernstes takes a look at the solar power system that may also be helping pump power into your home.
Marvin Bartel has a lot near his home that’s home to a small vegetable garden. It’s there he recently had two large solar panels installed, a source of clean electricity. There’s plenty of sunshine there, unlike near his house which is shaded by trees.
“It seemed to be economically feasible and the right thing to do, for the ecology, for the environment as well, so we decided to go with it,” Bartel said.