Cape Canaveral completes its very first roof solar project

Feb 9, 2023 01:51 PM ET
  • The Cape Canaveral Community Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, finished building and construction of a new center with a rooftop solar array. The 72-panel, 48-kW array set up by service provider ESA is the city's first rooftop solar initiative, and will certainly give clean power to the community center.
Cape Canaveral completes its very first roof solar project
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The new structure, which has remained in growth for over five years, is the result of a collaboration between the Cape Canaveral Community Center as well as ESA, that saw a possibility to advertise clean power use as well as sustainability. This system will certainly aid the city fulfill its decarbonization objectives and also power all its structures and centers with in your area produced, clean power by 2035 per its 2021 Resiliency Action Plan.

" We are enjoyed unveil this new, cutting edge community center with our city's initial roof solar array," said Zachary Eichholz, Cape Canaveral replacement community and also economic development supervisor and also sustainability manager. "This project has been a real collaboration between our community and also ESA, as well as we could not be prouder of the result. We hope that this center will be a sign for both sustainability and also strength, as well as a meeting place for our community for years to find."

The 24,000 sq. ft. community center features a range of features, including a full-size interior basketball court, team fitness class, traverse wall surface, weight area, interior strolling track as well as a multipurpose meeting/banquet area. It will likewise supply a selection of programs and also services for all ages, consisting of sports, arts and also crafts and also instructional workshops.

Soon, ESA and also the city will introduce a 2nd new building with roof solar.

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