The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has some solar plans in the works.
Metro announced on Wednesday a proposal to install solar panels at four Metro-owned facilities in the DC area. The energy created by the panels would be enough to power 1,500 homes.
"Metro is offering a 15-year solar ground lease to develop and operate solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems on surface and rooftop parking lots at Anacostia, Cheverly, Naylor Road and Southern Avenue stations," a statement read.
The panels will be owned, operated and maintained by a third-party solar energy provider.
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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/metros-solar-plan-would-bring-power-to-1500-dc-homes/15668.
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