U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Weatherization & Intergovernmental Program
Northern Virginia's Central Library’s Solar Panels Cut Energy Costs
August 30, 2011
Central Library’s large, flat, sundrenched roof is now home to the single largest solar photovoltaic installation in Northern Virginia. The County expects that the panels, installed in August, will cut Central’s energy bills by up to $14,000 a year, by reducing the building’s “peak demand” for electricity and offsetting some of its electricity use. Read more about this story in an article published in the August 30 edition of the Arlington Citizen.