Yolo County Government Buildings Go Grid Positive!

Yolo County government just west of Sacramento County, now produces 152 percent more energy from solar panels than it uses.

In 2010, the Yolo County government was facing an annual $1.4 million electric bill. Now, after working with SunPower to install several megawatts of solar power, it not only eliminated the county’s electric bill, but also earned just under $500,000 the first year.