Solar Plan for Sewage Plant Gets Go-Ahead

California [The Press Democrat] About 5,500 solar panels will spread across land at the Sonoma Valley sewage plant and soon supply 40 percent of the electricity needed to treat wastewater. Sonoma County supervisors this week approved an environmental report on the proposal, giving the go-ahead on the project estimated to cost about $7.4 million. Getting the project started now means Sonoma County is eligible for a $2.8 million rebate from PG&E. Rows upon rows of panels will tilt toward the sun, and a special tracking system will shift angles to catch the strongest rays. …

No posts to display