Solar Photovoltaic Installation @ Butte College

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Installed in 2011 at Butte College in Oroville, CA.

Installation Summary
Developer Butte College
Installer Data Not Provided
PV System Owner Butte-Glenn Community College District
Installed Cost (USD) $17,000,000
Ownership Type Data Not Provided
Ownership SREC Data Not Provided
Estimated Annual Utility Savings Data Not Provided
Technical Details
Capacity 2700 kilowatts
Annual Production 3,481,920 kWh
Installation Type Canopy
Installation Type Details Parking and walkway canopies (2,700 kW).
PV Panel Type 14,000 Mitsubishi PV panels.
Inverter Type Phase 3 inverters are SMA.
Contact Details
Project ContactData Not Provided

Additional Notes

2011: "By May 2011, Butte will become the first and only school in the U.S. to derive over 100 percent of its energy from renewable solar energy. The college has received approval to finish the final phase of a solar project, adding 2.7 megawatts to an existing 1.85 megawatts of capacity. Federal Clean Renewable Energy Bonds and rebates from Pacific Gas & Electric will help pay the $17 million price tag." 2009: PG&E CA Solar Initiative rebate of $833,000. Financing by Banc of America Public Capital Corp. 2008: PG&E Solar Initiative rebate of $700,000. Financing by Bank of America.

Other Installations at Butte College

Name Year Complete Capacity
Butte College 2005 1060 kW
Butte College 2009 856 kW

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