Multi-Family | PV & Solar Thermal | Santa Clara, CA

SCS Development contacted Sun Light & Power to design a solar energy solution that would not only provide shade for residents' cars, but also eliminate the electric bill for the building's common areas. Amenities include electric vehicle charging stations and a resort-style swimming pool/spa heated by solar thermal, creating modern comfort in a sustainable manner. As a bonus, this market-rate, multi-family apartment complex will receive a five-year performance based incentive (PBI) from Silicon Valley Power.

This solar system reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 119 Metric Tons, the equivalent to:

  • 274 barrels of oil consumed.
  • 284,058 miles driven by an average car.
  • 0.945 acres of U.S. Forests preserved from conversion to cropland in one year.

Additional Project Details

Project Location
Santa Clara, CA
Project Type
Shade Structure, Roof Mount
PV System Equipment
Lightway
PV System Size
124.4 kW
Solar Thermal Equipment
Heliodyne Gobi
Solar Thermal System Size
32 Collectors
Sectors:
Multi-family, Solar PV, Solar Thermal

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