Free Energy Savings Assessment

Solar Parking Lot of UC Davis

Solar Systems Power The University of California Davis

Solar Parking Lot Install Davis California
UC Davis’ main campus is installing seven solar panel installation. The largest and only non-rooftop solar mount is the University’s solar parking lot structure.

Solar System Production

This 289 kilowatt system is estimated to produce 414,000 kilowatt-hours in the first year. First-year output from all seven sites together is estimated at 1.1 million kilowatt-hours, or 1,100 megawatt-hours.

Environment Benefits of Solar

UC Davis is committed to environmental stewardship. The solar electric system will help reduce the University’s carbon footprint by 800 metric tons annually — the equivalent of taking more than 150 passenger vehicles off the road. Additionally, UC Davis will be hedging against utility price inflation by producing its own solar electricity.

Read the full article: Solar panels to replace trees in south entry parking lot