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Current Proposition 39 (California Clean Energy Jobs Act) Projects

Phase 1A - Exterior Lighting Upgrades and Interior Gym/MPR Lighting Upgrades at all School Sites
 
Project Completion: 90% as of November 2018
Phase 1B - Replacement of Six (6) Ground Mounted HVAC units at the District Office
 
Project Completion: Fall 2018
Phase 2A - Replacement of 48 HVAC Units at Pleasanton Middle School
 
A Construction Agreement with Indoor Environmental Services (IES) was approved by the Board of Trustees on February 12, 2019. Anticipated construction start in May 2019. Estimated completion in Fall 2019.
Phase 2B - Solar Array Structure and Parking Lot Reconfiguration at Amador Valley High School
 
A Power Purchase Agreement with REC Solar was approved by the Board of Trustees on February 26, 2019. 
 

Proposed Solar System: Fun Facts

· Approximately 1 megawatt (MW) Photovoltaic Solar Array (PV Array) located in the student and staff parking lot on Santa Rita Road;

· Solar is expected to be paired with a 324 kilowatt (kW) battery energy storage system (BESS);

· The PV Array is anticipated to generate more than 1.6 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity in the first year of production, and 38 million kWh over the 25 year term;

· The BESS is anticipated to reduce annual demand by 2,790 kW per year;

· With no upfront cost to the District, the PV and BESS Project is collectively estimated to save the District more than $95,000 in the first year and more than $2.2 million in electricity costs over the lifetime of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA);

· The lifetime energy production of the PV Array is equivalent to avoiding more than 60.3 million pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. That is the amount of carbon sequestered by 32,200+ acres of forests in one year.

· The PV Array will offset the amount of COemissions from 3,082,000 gallons of gasoline!· Intended to be installed during the summer of 2019 and fully operational by the end of the year.

 
Anticipated Schedule
- PG&E Utility Interconnection Application Approval expected:          May 2019
- California Geological Survey (CGS) approval expected:                  June 2019
- DSA approval expected:                                                                   June 2019
- Construction Start expected:                                                            July 2019
- Open Drop-off Loop and 50 parking stalls:                                       August 2019
- Open 90% of parking lot:                                                                  October 2019
- 100% Occupancy:                                                                             December 2019
Geotechnical Engineers testing our soils for the Solar Array Structure and Parking Lot Reconfiguration