On May 25th, 2011, San Francisco Interim Mayor Edwin Lee and Supervisor David Chiu joined One Atmosphere, Luminalt and SunPower to dedicate a 28-kilowatt AC SunPower solar rooftop system at Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center in San Francisco. With collective efforts from artists, businesses, environmentalists, government workers and more than 100 community volunteers, the new 28 kWh AC SunPower system provides a great example of how government, local business, artists, and the community can come together to accomplish something truly meaningful.
This solar installation will not only reduce Tel-Hi Neighborhood Center’s energy consumption by more than 85% but also offer the opportunity to educate children and others on the benefits of solar energy through an interpretive greenhouse.
Check out the interview below with Nestor Fernandez, the Executive Director of Tel-Hi Neighborhood Center, to find out why he believes this green initiative is a big step for the entire community.
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