SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — SunPower Corp.
(NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced that it is designing and building
high efficiency SunPower solar power systems for 16 schools in the
Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) in Oakland, Calif. Once
completed in 2014, the district estimates it will reduce electricity
costs at those facilities by 46 percent.
“Our contract with SunPower will enable Oakland Unified School
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The St. Thomas Housing Project in New Orleans used to be known best
as a high-crime area, until Hurricane Katrina swept it it all away.
But seven years after the fact, St. Thomas has been reborn as the
mixed-income River Garden Apartments, which has once again gained
notoriety, but this time as the “largest solar neighborhood in the
The River Garden Apartments encompass eight blocks that cover about
one square mile of New Orleans. The brightly colored homes are
topped with solar panels and according to Clean Technica, the
development is Louisiana’s largest solar project to date.