School | PV | Petaluma, CA

The Old Adobe School District elected to have Sun Light & Power install solar on four schools, resulting in a savings of over $1 million in energy costs over the next 20 years. By signing a Solar Power Purchase Agreement through SolEd Benefit Corp, the district did not have to buy the systems or take on debt. A teacher from each school will be trained on monitoring procedures and overall function of the ground-mounted arrays. Both teachers and students will take a proactive role in understanding renewable energy and reducing their carbon footprint.

  • System size = 105,735 W
  • Annual kWh production = 164,369

Greenhouse gas equivalent = 116 Metric Tons, equivalent to:

  •  276,849 miles driven by an average car.
  • 267 barrels of oil consumed
  • 0.921 acres of U.S. Forests preserved from conversion to cropland in one year.

Additional Project Details

Project Location
Petaluma, CA
Project Type
Ground Mount
PV System Equipment
Kyocera
PV System Size
105.7 kW
Product Category
Solar PV
Date of installation
October, 2015
Sectors:
Schools & Universities

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