ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER
HALL D
800 W. KATELLA AVENUE
ROOFTOP INSTALLATION

  • First grid-connected photovoltaic power generation system owned and operated by Anaheim public Utilities
  • 102 kW (AC) power rating
  • Generates over 141,000 kWh annually; enough energy to support 24 Anaheim homes a year
  • Consists of 924 modules in a roof-mounted “PowerGuard” design by PowerLight Corporation and covers approximately 12, 500 square feet of flat roof space
  • Commission in and accepted December 2000
  • Visit our Clean Connection display in the Lobby of Hall D, and see the array for yourself on your next visit to the Anaheim Convention Center
  • The Clean Connection display was funded in part by a grant from the American Public Power Association's Demonstration of Energy-Efficient Developments (DEED) program

ANAHEIM POLICE DEPARTMENT EAST
8201 E. SANTA ANA CANYON ROAD
ROOFTOP INSTALLATION

  • Owned and operated by Anaheim Public Utilities
  • 50 kW (AC) power rating
  • Generates approximately 91,000 kWh annually; enough energy to support 15 Anaheim homes a year
  • Roof-mounted “PowerGuard” system by PowerLight Corporation covers approximately 5,565 square feet of flat roof space
  • Commissioned and accepted April 2002
  • One of three distributed generation systems at the Anaheim Police Department East facility, including a 125kW backup diesel generator and a 200kW fuel cell generator

ANAHEIM POLICE DEPARTMENT MAIN
425 S. HARBOR BOULEVARD
ROOFTOP INSTALLATION

  • Owned and operated by Anaheim Public Utilities
  • 10 kW (AC) power rating
  • Generates approximately 18,800 kWh annually; enough energy to support 3 Anaheim homes a year
  • Roof-mounted “PowerGuard” system by PowerLight Corporation covers approximately 1,334 square feet of flat roof space
  • Commissioned and accepted April 2002

HERMOSA VILLAGE COMMUNITY CENTER
1515 S. CALLE DE MAR
ROOF TOP INSTALLATION

  • Owned and operated by Anaheim Public Utilities
  • First building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) system in the City of Anaheim
  • 4.1 kW (AC) power rating
  • Generates approximately 7,100 kWh annually; enough energy to support one large Anaheim home a year
  • Community Center was new construction; original design called for conventional tar roofing shingles, but also uses a flexible solar energy module for the roofing material
  • Community Center also features a solar thermal system that exemplifies multi-function use by providing security, shaded comfort, and heat for the community pool
  • Commissioned and accepted February 2002

DEER CANYON PARK RESERVE
RESTROOM FACILITIES
7788 E. SANTA ANA CANYON ROAD
ROOFTOP INSTALLATION

  • Owned and operated by the City of Anaheim Community Services Department
  • Non-grid connected system
  • 2.1 kW (AC) power rating
  • Generates 2,677; enough energy to support one small Anaheim home annually
  • Deer Canyon Park Reserve located on 130 acres in Anaheim Hills; no electric service available to the restroom facility due to sensitive environmental nature of the site – ideal location for PV technology
  • Site uses building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) technology consisting of UniSolar flexible modules laminated to a seam metal roof
  • Electricity produced by the system is stored in battery banks to power security lighting and washroom hand dryers, eliminate paper towel waste in the Park reserve
  • Commissioned and accepted December 2002

ANAHEIM HILLS GOLF COURSE
6501 E. NOHL RANCH ROAD
SECURITY LIGHTS IN PARKING LOT
  • 18 light standards with 36 fixtures to light the parking lot at the Anaheim Hills Golf Course
  • Approximately 1.2 kW of non-grid connected solar energy production
  • The solar energy produced by the system is stored in batteries on each light standard to activate the lights at night
  • Projected implemented to provide lights for increased nighttime use at the Anaheim Hills Golf Course
  • No electric service was in place at the golf course; solar energy production at point of use is an appropriate and cost effective solution for parking lot lighting 

SUN POWER FOR THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM

  • Program was developed to help make solar energy systems available to every school in the City of Anaheim
  • Customers can make a tax-deductible contribution to the program to help schools install solar energy systems; the contribution is increased by funding from Anaheim Public Utilities
  • Three schools have participated in the program to date:
  • Esperanza High School: An educational solar energy system was installed on the roof of the gymnasium; data loggers on the solar energy system are tied into a computer in the Technology Lab. This information is used in the pre-engineering curriculum at Esperanza High School.
  • Melbourne Gauer Elementary School and Clara Barton Elementary School: Lunch shelters with integrated solar energy technology on the roof were installed at each school, providing much needed shade for the students, and generating clean, quiet electricity
  • Combined, schools have installed almost 18 kW of solar energy power for over 26,000 of kWh annually

ANAHEIM HIGH SCHOOL
ANAHEIM TRANSPORTATION ACADEMY
811 W. LINCOLN AVENUE
ROOFTOP INSTALLATION

  • Owned and operated by Anaheim Public Utilities
  • 4 kW (AC) power rating
  • Generates approximately 7,600 kWh annually; enough energy to support one large Anaheim home a year
  • Roof-mounted “PowerGuard” system by PowerLight Corporation covers approximately 662 square feet of flat roof space
  • Commissioned and accepted April 2002
  • System has a weather station and data acquisition system that ties directly into a computer at the Anaheim Transportation Academy; students are able to track power environmental affects on production

SOLAR POWERED FLASHING WARNING SIGNALS

  • 14 solar-powered crosswalk signals at schools throughout the City
  • Provide added safety for children crossing streets going to and leaving school
  • Solar panels receive sunlight to produce the power required for the signals, which is stored in batteries at each signal
  • The signals are on a timer and are activated by the battery system to notify drivers that they are entering a school pedestrian zone

TIGER WOODS LEARNING CENTER

  • The solar energy glass curtain wall allows translucent daylighting to enter the lobby while capturing sunlight to produce electric power. One of the first systems of its kind in the western United States, it was installed as part of the TWLC building envelope.
  • On the center's roof, a flat-mounted solar energy array was installed, which is similar to rooftop systems at the Convention Center and at Anaheim Police facilities..
  • The two solar electric systems generate about 12,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity per year, enough to power two typical Anaheim homes. 
  • Building envelope; lighting; and heating, ventilation and cooling efficiency measures, in excess of Title 24 requirements, make TWLC one of the most energy efficient educational facilities in the nation.
  • Anaheim Public Utilities,Advantage Services funding for solar power and efficiency measures was supplemented by grant funding by the American Public Power Association under its Demonstration of Energy-Efficient Developments, or DEED.
  • For real time information regarding the solar electric generation output at TWLC, click on the link at the end of this bullet point, look for Anaheim Public Utilities under the Installer column and click on Tiger Woods Learning Center. More ...
 
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