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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

TriMet turned on its solar project at the South Terminus of the MAX Green and Yellow lines.

Located near Portland State University, it’s the largest solar project in downtown Portland and a first for the MAX light rail system. TriMet said the installation will produce about 65,000 kilowatt hours of energy annually from the stylishly curved array of 253 panels, offsetting energy used by lighting and two light-rail electrical system stations. 
“The excess energy produced will add clean energy to the Portland General Electric grid,” said TriMet spokeswoman Mary Fetsch. “The total energy produced is equivalent to reducing 29 tons of carbon dioxide per year.”

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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