Aug. 29, 2013 - The City of Lemoore and Chevron Energy Solutions are starting the construction of a solar installation to power domestic water wells, a wastewater treatment plant, the Cinnamon Municipal Complex, Police Department, and several other facilities throughout the city.
The project is expected to generate over 3 megawatts of electricity and reduce purchases from the electric utility by close to 100 percent for most of the facilities included. Over its life, and after paying all its costs, the City of Lemoore is expected to save close to $45 million.
The groundbreaking ceremony will take place on Thursday, August 29 at 11:00 am at the City of Lemoore Civic Auditorium, 435 C Street. It is expected the project will be completed in May, 2014.