Air Force Academy Solar Power Plant

The Air Force Academy Solar Power Plant is a 6 MW solar photovoltaic power system at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The solar power system uses high-efficiency SunPower solar panels with a tracking system.
Developers: 
SunPower Corp., U.S. Air Force Academy , Colorado Springs Utilities
Investors: 
SunPower Corp., U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Federal Government
Financing Mechanisms: 
Government Grants
Environmental Commodities: 
Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs)
Commodities Availability: 
Unknown
Project Status: 
Operational
Project Mission: 
GHG Avoidance
Renewable Generation
Project Impact: 
The Air Force Academy Solar Power Plant will avoid more than 9,400 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year. That is the equivalent of removing 40,900 cars from Colorado's highways over 25 years.