Solar panels are expensive and increasingly in demand, and many communities are learning of their solar array’s value the hard way. In one Colorado town, thousands of dollars in panels recently disappeared from the roof of the Carbondale community rec center. KDNK’s Conrad Wilson reports for Rocky Mountain Community Radio on this new type of crime.

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