Wire malfunction is likely the cause for a solar panel fire earlier this month at the Webster Groves High School.
As St. Joseph leaders work to clarify the city’s laws regulating solar panels, two families have filed lawsuits claiming they have a right to install the panels on their homes without city interference.
Soulard is a local and national historic district and does not allow visible panels, even for environmentally-friendly improvements.
Parkway School District in West St. Louis County is going to save about $14,000 next year on its energy costs by adding thousands of feet of solar paneling.
Neighbors are complaining, concerned about their property values.