Where: Mesquite, TX
Dedication Date: September 2, 2009
Donation Type: Solar Electric
Size: 4.4 kW
Claim to Fame: First Solar Array to Power a Campus in the Dallas County Community College District
Eastfield College works to provide educational opportunities through high-quality instruction, services and programs in an environment conducive to student success in academic, technical, occupational, and continuing education. It is part of the Dallas County Community College District and this double pole-mounted array was the first solar array on a DCCCD campus. Not only does it save the college money each month, it's prominent location and accompanying signage serve as unique billboard for the amazing potential of solar energy. Giving students and visitors the opportunity to get an up-close view of a solar array and read about how it works.