|Ventura County Doubles Solar Capacity
October 3, 2013, Ventura County celebrates the commissioning of a 1MW
solar energy system at the Ventura County Todd Road Jail Facility.
The new project represents a doubling of the solar power capacity
for the County and is projected to save $180,000 in electricity costs
and offset 40 percent of the jail facility's electricity needs anually.
In addition, the project is expected to save CO2 emissions
equivalent to diverting 496 tons of waste from landfill. During
the 180 day construction phase, the jail continued
affiliate of the California State Association of Counties, CGSA is a
network of General Services professionals from counties in California
and Nevada, as well as affiliated members from cities, special
districts and publicly owned utilities in California and Nevada who
perform similar duties of those in the Executive Membership.
The objects of the CGSA include:
- The development of stimulating relationships and
collaboration among those performing General Services functions;
- Creation of a central repository of knowledge and
information to the benefit of members;
- The review and development of plans centered on
changing legislative matters that are of common interest to the
- The promotion of professional development.