Seattle City Light is celebrating the installation of the largest solar array at any aquarium on the West Coast (Seattle Aquarium), as part of the utility's Community Solar and Green Up programs. The $330,000, 49.4 kW system covers a large portion of the south side of the Seattle Aquarium's roof with 247 solar panels.
"This innovative project lets customers promote and benefit from solar even if they rent, have shady roofs or can't make the big investment of installing their own solar system," Sephir Hamilton, Chief of Staff for Seattle City Light, said. "When customers invest in solar, they also think harder about reducing their own electricity use in order to make the most of their solar production credits."
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