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Palomar College's Fallbrook Education Center activates solar array


Last updated 1/20/2021 at 2:25pm

solar panels over parking lot

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Palomar College Fallbrook activates a new solar energy system to expand their sustainable power resources.

FALLBROOK – A new solar energy system at the Palomar College Fallbrook Education Center was activated following approval by SDG&E in early December 2020, expanding the college's portfolio of sustainable power resources.

The array was installed on steel canopy structures in the parking lot adjacent to the "Modular Village" of existing buildings. Designed to eventually produce 161 kilowatts of electricity, it is currently providing 146 kilowatts – enough to power the center's entire energy footprint during normal operations.

"As a regional leader in sustainability, Palomar College conti...

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