Chesapeake College Installs Solar, EV Charging

October 28, 2014 By Linda Hardesty

solarcity energy manageChesapeake College in Maryland signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with SolarCity to install a solar array and solar parking lot canopy, along with 10 electric car-charging stations, reports MyEasternShoreMD.

The main solar array of the 2 MW project will feature fixed-mount panels as well as tracking solar panels.

Per the power purchase agreement, there are no upfront costs to the college, and SolarCity will be responsible for construction and maintenance of the system.

Based on current energy prices, the college expects to save about $100,000 per year.

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