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CA's Butte College to be Nation's First Grid Positive Campus

Posted by GetSolar Staff In Wednesday, August 4 2010 under: Butte College, Solar Schools, Solar Homes, Grid Positive, California Solar

Butte College in Oroville, California is falling in line with the Golden State's solar trend-setting ways, and is on track to to becoming the first "grid positive" campus in the United States. The school will in other words produce more energy than it needs to draw from the electric grid. The feat is possible thanks in large part to a $17 million solar installation that is spread out across several roofs and open ground areas throughout the campus. Currently underway, the project is expected to be fully installed by May 2011.

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