Butte County Center Adopts Solar Power
The Butte County Administration building, the East Jail, and the West Jail will all be powered by four solar arrays. The system will feature two ground-mount arrays, one rooftop array, and solar panels mounted on installed parking shade structures for a county parking lot. The system will provide 100 percent of the power for all three buildings. The system is designed to provide the equivalent of the energy used to power 400 California homes.
- J.J. Siegel
Publication date: 01/12/2004