22 Jun '11, 8pm

23,000 Solar Panels to be Installed Across San Diego School District

23,000 Solar Panels to be Installed Across San Diego School District

With its ample sunshine and relatively high electricity rates, southern California offers what are arguable the country’s most favorable conditions for solar power. The decision makers at San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) seem to understand this — and are aiming to take advantage. In partnership with AMSOLAR Corporation, SDUSD will see some 23,000 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels installed atop 80 roofs at 22 sites across San Diego. At 5 megawatts (MW) in size, the system as a whole is expected to provide 64 percent of the required electricity for each site, while generating 11 percent of SDUSD district-wide electricity consumption. Like most larger-scale solar power projects in the commercial and government sector, the San Diego Unified School District project will be completed under the terms of a power purchase agreement (PPA), which means the district will avoid ...

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