21 Apr '17, 3pm

#CalPoly

#CalPoly

Cal Poly, a polytechnic public university located in San Luis Obispo, Calif., has announced it will break ground this summer on a solar farm that will generate renewable energy, create “Learn by Doing” opportunities for students and save the university millions of dollars. The facility, to be erected adjacent to Highway 1 on the western side of the Cal Poly campus, will be financed, designed, constructed and maintained by REC Solar. Interestingly, REC Solar, a solar provider headquartered in San Luis Obispo, was founded by Cal Poly graduates in 1997. The 18.5-acre solar farm is slated for completion this coming winter. According to Cal Poly, the project will include more than 16,000 solar panels totaling 4.5 MW AC and will generate more than 11 million kWh per year – enough to power more than 1,000 homes, or about 25% of Cal Poly’s total energy needs. The solar farm will u...

Full article: http://solarindustrymag.com/cal-poly-meet-one-fourth-camp...

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