ACC has installed over 1 megawatt of solar electric capacity. This supplies enough electricity to power 164 homes (according to the Solar Energy Industries Association). In other words, it’s a lot! And it takes up about 2.5 acres of rooftop space across the district.
230 kW rooftop PV project, with optimisers to maximize output in a design with six inverters.
233kW rooftop PV project funded through multiple grants including EBSCO and CAPCOG.
Eastview Campus PV project was also part of the Stimulus fund grant project noted above. Total 100.8KW system was installed on the roof of building 8000. The combined PV arrays of Northridge and Eastview will generate enough electricity to serve over 46 homes in Austin area.
ACC won a $2 Mil competitive grant project ($1.6 Mil Federal grant and $400K ACC’s matching fund), which was funded through the stimulus (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act); Federal money administered through SECO/Texas Comptroller. As part of the grant project, 244.4 KW system was installed on the roofs of buildings 1000, 2000, and 3000.
11.6 KW Grid tied PV system was installed on the roof of building G at Riverside Campus. This project was funded by the WorkSource Grant and the Austin Energy Rebate.
Rio Grande Solar Flower