13 Feb '12, 11pm

Santa Clara Bus Station Switches to Solar Energy

Santa Clara Bus Station Switches to Solar Energy

Santa Clara Bus Station Switches to Solar Energy Monday, February 13th 2012 6:09 PM By GetSolar Staff. The rate of California solar installation has increased drastically in the past several years, sparking a clean energy transformation in the state that has proven to save millions of dollars, which are now being allotted for other purposes. Continuing with the trend, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority recently partnered with clean energy companies in the area to install solar power systems at three bus yards. The VTA's new solar canopy systems account for a total of 2.1 megawatts being produced at three bus maintenance divisions. The canopy systems will be used to provide shade for buses as they drive into the station and also save more than $2.7 million in electricity costs over the next 20 years. The VTA recently hosted a dedication of the solar power syste...

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