Westmont faculty homes harness solar power

Forty faculty homes on the campus of Westmont College will soon harness the power of the sun, using photovoltaic panels to generate enough energy to power the neighborhood. As the first fully solar community in the county, Las Barrancas neighborhood’s solar arrays will generate more than 157,000 kilowatt-hours of energy annually, equivalent to removing more than 3,000 tons of carbon dioxide from the environment, school officials said. more

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