Did the White House ever have solar panels?

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Yes, during President Jimmy Carter’s (1924–) administration, 32 solar panels were installed on the roof of the White House above the Oval Office on June 30, 1979. The panels were subsequently removed in 1986 during President Ronald Reagan’s (1911–2004) administration.


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