A coal museum in Kentucky looks to an unlikely power source: solar energy

The tiny town of Benham, Kentucky, was originally built to serve the coal mining industry. Now it's embracing solar energy. 

Benham, population 500, will soon get an array of solar panels atop the Kentucky Coal Mining Museum. The decision to go solar is packed with symbolism, but mostly it just made financial sense, the museum's owners said.

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The solar panels could cut the museum's energy costs...

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