Cal Poly dedicates 4.5 Megawatt solar farm

| February 6, 2018

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Cal Poly's new solar farm, the university's first major energy project since announcing a goal of climate neutrality, was dedicated at a Wednesday, Jan. 24, ceremony at the site. The 18.5-acre solar farm will generate more than 11 million kWh per year - enough to power more than 1,000 homes, or about 25 percent of Cal Poly's total needs - and includes more than 16,000 individual solar panels with a capacity of 4.5 megawatts (AC).

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