The Lancaster campus of the Antelope Valley Community College District celebrated the completion of its 1.1MW solar system designed, constructed, operated, maintained and guaranteed by Chevron Energy Solutions. Over its lifetime, the system is expected to save the California community college district US$25 million, which includes incentives from the California Solar Initiative.
“Our new solar energy system, car charging stations, central cooling plant and data center, along with the numerous energy efficiency improvements made through this project give the district more than US$1.1 million net savings in the first five years,” said Jackie Fisher, Sr. Ed.D., president of Antelope Valley Community College District. “At a time of tightly managed budgets, this program is certainly reason to celebrate. We're delighted that Chevron Energy Solutions was able to offer a comprehensive energy project that delivers great value to our budget's bottom line.”
Chevron Energy Solutions additionally provide the engineering and installation of the 1.1MW system along with energy efficiency improvements on the campus such as a new chilled water plant, energy efficiency controls, lighting upgrades and irrigation control upgrades.