Solar Tour: Look Up for Signs of Progress

Posted by in #Blog, #Keeping LA Cool, #Reducing Emissions on November 15, 2016

Great solar tour with EcoMotion, which reminded us about how far we have come in efforts to switch to clean energy.

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Westmont, a 16.4 MW solar installation in San Pedro, financed using LADWP’s feed-in tariff, which will be largest rooftop solar installation in the country when it is completed.

Metro Division 13’s transit service center, which includes PV on the exterior of the building as well as a small green roof.

Animo Leadership Academy, a Green Dot Charter School in Inglewood that has an exterior wall covered with 126 kW of solar.

Above the historic Arroyo Seco: Broadview Christian Science Nursing Home, where 260 kW “solar hill” supplies 80% of Broadview’s power needs.

Solar carports at Cathay Bank in El Monte. Covers 80% of parking. CEO says productivity increased because employees arrived earlier to get a shaded parking spot!