The East Los Angeles College (ELAC) inaugurated a 1.2 Megawatt solar electric system at its Monterey Park campus. The school officials switched the system live on earth day to mark a significant milestone for the school. The goal of the LACCD colleges is to become more energy independent and what better city than Los Angeles to have such a great goal.
The installation was completed with 6,000 Kyocera KC200 solar panels . Los Angeles is the city with the most average sunshine per day in the entire USA which makes this 1.2 Megawatt plant so special, it will be a great example and benchmark colleges worldwide.