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Tucson, AZ

SOLON1 is a 1.6-megawatt photovoltaic (PV) system designed and built by the Tucson-based SOLON Corporation, and installed at the University of Arizona Science and Technology (UASTP).

TEP customers can purchase solar power through
Bright Tucson Community Solar, a TEP program that allows customers to reduce their conventional energy usage.


System Details
System Type SOLON Velocity MV – 11 single-axis trackers
Location UA Tech Park
In Service 12/31/10
Capacity 1.6 MW DC
Modules 5,808 275-watt high efficiency modules
Inverters 3 - SMA 500 kW
Est. Yearly Energy Output 2,800 MWh AC
Est. Yearly Emissions Saved (C02) 6,160,000 lbs.
Est. Cars off the road for 1 year 642
Est. Gallons of water saved per year 2,100,000

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