Photo Friday: Solar panels on a cloudy day

The Board of Water and Light's solar panel array in Lansing, MI soaks up as much sun as it can on a cloudy fall day. Photo: Becky McKendry.

The Board of Water and Light’s solar panel array in Lansing, MI soaks up as much sun as it can on a cloudy fall day. Photo: Becky McKendry.

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About Becky McKendry

Becky McKendry is an undergraduate senior at Michigan State University studying journalism with a concentration in editorial reporting. With almost eight years of professional publishing experience, she has previously worked for a variety of media outlets - as a production assistant for the WKAR radio news program "Current State," a sports columnist for the Marshalltown Chronicle, an interviewer for author Chuck Palahniuk's official website and more. Currently, she also works as Assistant Bureau Chief for the newswire Capital News Service, with a focus on covering the civil rights and human services, primarily for the Metro Detroit and Lansing areas.

  • Matt

    Mary, maybe they have changed the caption, but there is nothing here right now that would give me the impression that solar panels don’t work on cloudy days.

  • Mary

    Solar panels do collect even on cloudy days. A better caption would have told us how much rather than to leave the impression that it fails on cloudy day.