Solar Energy Systems Online in L.A., Chicago

August 29, 2001
New solar electric systems have been installed in Los Angeles, CA, and Chicago, IL.

Los Angeles’ Department of Water and Power (DWP) announced that it has completed a 200-kW solar energy system on the roof of the headquarters building of Neutrogena Corp. The company received a $1 million incentive from DWP for the $1.4 million system.

In Chicago, Spire Solar Chicago finished installation of a 49-kW solar energy system on the roof of the Field Museum of Natural History. This system will generate 60,000 kWh of electricity per year, which is enough to power 10 houses.

publication date: 08/27/2001