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Walnut Creek School Installs a 926 kW Solar PV System

Walnut Creek’s Northgate School Completes an Installation of Over 2,000 Solar Panels!

Solar installation at Walnut Creek's Northgate School
Northgate High School in Walnut Creek has installed 2,178 solar panels across the school’s campus, that will produce a total capacity of 926 kW.

“Company officials said the district-wide system will save the schools $200 million in electricity costs over the 30-year life of the system. During the ceremony, there was nothing but praise for the panels. Speakers said the project not only saves money that can be put back into classrooms, it also teaches students about alternative energy. Kish Rajan, the Walnut Creek City Council said, “This is something special and something meaningful happening in our district.”

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The combined solar power project at Walnut Creek’s Northgate School and the other 50 solar energy projects in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District make it the largest solar installation for a school district in the United States and saves the schools $3.5M of electricity costs each year.