in News Departments > Projects & Contracts
print the content item

Sullivan Solar Power plans to install nearly 784 kW of new solar power at the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego). The project is expected to save the university approximately $2 million over 20 years.

UC San Diego has become a state leader in deployment of solar power, now having more solar deployed than any other university in San Diego, Sullivan Solar notes. All told, UC San Diego will have about 3 MW of solar on its facilities with the new project.

To support the national economy, the solar panels, inverters and racking materials specified for the new project are all manufactured in the U.S. Sullivan Solar Power will be installing 1,986 SunPower 435 W modules manufactured in Richmond, Calif., and  Advanced Energy Inverters manufactured in Bend, Ore.

In addition to the solar installations, the project will include five additional electric vehicle charging stations. Currently, there are six fleet chargers and seven public chargers operational on campus.




Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015

Surrette_id1409
Latest Top Stories

Solar Helps Sunrise Powerlink Reach 1 GW Transmission Milestone

The $1.9 billion transmission infrastructure project is key to the success of the solar and wind power projects in California's Imperial Valley.


New York Raises Solar Net-Metering Caps As Part Of An Energy Initiative

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced five significant steps to help improve New York's grid, develop more localized access to energy and encourage new business models.


Co-op Solar Procurement: Exciting Opportunity Or Grounds For Turf War?

Despite promising growth in the utility sector, further procurement of solar on utility co-op systems could be stalled.


Colorado PUC Rejects Xcel Energy's Solar*Connect Subscription Program

Citing a lack of demand and concerns over pricing, Colorado regulators wasted little time in dismissing the utility's community solar proposal.


NextEra To Purchase Majority Stake In Hawaiian Electric In $4.3 Billion Deal

If approved by shareholders and regulators, the merger of NextEra and Hawaiian Electric Industries will produce one of North America's largest renewable energy companies.

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
Maynards_id1471