San Diego, June 19th – Reno Contracting’s Solar Division and the Palm Springs Unified School District project team have been named Finalists for the prestigious Intersolar North American Champion of Change Award. The event will be held in San Francisco at the most attended solar industry exhibition and conference in North America. The event brings together top industry professionals in the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, energy storage and solar thermal technologies.
“The Intersolar award, now in its eighth year, promotes the industry’s power to innovate. The award recognizes landmark projects that exemplify a high degree of technological innovation, uniqueness, economic feasibility and benefit to the environment and society. Winners are selected by an independent committee of industry experts and trade press, and are announced each July in San Francisco. Intersolar North America has become the most attended solar event and the premier networking platform for the North American solar industry.”
The solar projects for Palm Springs USD were built with a $3 million dollar grant from the South Coast Air Quality Management District to help mitigate Coachella Valley’s emissions. Over the next 20 years, the schools’ expected savings in energy costs is over $4 million dollars.