In 2012, Occidental College began work on a $6.8 million, 1-megawatt ground-mounted solar array, a project whose innovative design takes a distinctively liberal arts approach to green power with its blending of technology and art.
When completed, it will be one of the largest ground-mounted arrays in the city of Los Angeles, generating approximately 11 percent of the College's annual electrical usage and an estimated savings of $250,000 a year. It also is believed to be one of the largest arrays in the country on a small college campus. Read more.
Solar at Oxy? by Mark Vallianatos
Northeast L.A. Needs to Gaze More Intensely at the Sun by Mark Vallianatos
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