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One of Tempe’s goals is to increase the use of sustainable, efficient and clean alternative energy in city facilities and operations. Tempe has a number of solar installations which provide renewable energy to city facilities and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Tempe Beach Park APS Solar Installation
  • The Tempe Beach Park APS Solar Installation supplies 20,000 kilowatt-hours of energy per year to help power facilities on the south side of the park, including the ball field, park lights and splash playground.
  • APS chose the Tempe site from among numerous statewide applications because of its prominent location. More than 1 million people visit Tempe Beach Park each year for major events and recreational activities.
  • The new installation also provides shade for picnic tables and a gathering area.
  • Interpretive signage explains how the panels turn sunshine into electricity.
  • There are 52 panels and microinverters in the 10 kw system. This provides 13% of the energy needed for the park’s south side facilities.
  • The Tempe Beach Park APS Solar Installation project was funded by the City of Tempe, the Arizona Commerce Authority Energy Office, U.S. Department of Energy and APS.
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Solar panels at HPCC

  • The 6 photovoltaic panels on the roof produce 2kW system.
  • The system produces approximately 3000 kWh each year.
  • The HPCC panels help reduce energy costs for the facility by approximately $250 annually.
Big Belly Solar Trash Compactor
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Solar-powered Bus Shelters
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Solar-powered Streetlight at Marina
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Map of Solar Installations

View solar installation information for zip codes served by the participating utilities throughout Arizona, including a summary of the number installations and the energy generated or offset by these installations: http://arizonagoessolar.org/SolarMap.aspx
Last updated: 2/24/2014 9:38:37 AM