Renewable Energy Projects

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.

San Gabriel Campus - 2018

230 kW rooftop PV project, with optimisers to maximize output in a design with six inverters.

Highland Campus Bldg 1000 - 2017

233kW rooftop PV project funded through multiple grants including EBSCO and CAPCOG.

Round Rock Campus– Distributed Renewable Energy Technology Program - ARRA Grant - Dec 2011

Eastview Campus– Distributed Renewable Energy Technology Program - ARRA Grant - Nov 2010

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.

Northridge Campus – Distributed Renewable Energy Technology Program - Nov 2010

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.

Riverside Campus – Photovoltaic - Sep 2009

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.

Realtime Renewable Energy Dashboards

Eastview Campus

Elgin Campus

Highland Campus

Northridge Building 1000

Northridge Building 2000

Northridge Building 3000

Rio Grande Solar Flower

Riverside Campus

Riverside Solar Flower

Round Rock Campus

San Gabriel Campus