31 Jul '12, 7pm

Join NorCal Solar & the Green Building Council for a Solar Plant Tour in Sacramento on Aug 23d! #fb

Join NorCal Solar & the Green Building Council for a Solar Plant Tour in Sacramento on Aug 23d! #fb

This is a joint event with the Northern California Solar Energy Association . Please join us for a tour of one of the largest renewable energy projects currently under construction in Sacramento County. The McKenzie solar project is a distribution scale, 30 megawatt (MW-ac) solar photovoltaic power plant located on 230 acres of agricultural land in rural and unincorporated Sacramento County neat Galt, CA. This project, which is part of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) feed-in tariff program (FIT), is helping to meet the near-term renewable energy goals of Sacramento. This design/build project includes the design and construction of the photovoltaic arrays, which utilizes a single-axis tracking system to optimize kilowatt hour production, as well as the required substation and interconnection. Project construction began in spring of 2012 and is expected to b...

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