City of Lemoore and Chevron Energy Solutions Break Ground on Project to Save
Nearly $45 Million in Energy Costs
LEMOORE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2013
LEMOORE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The City of Lemoore and Chevron
Energy Solutions are starting the construction of an expansive solar
installation to power domestic water wells, a wastewater treatment plant, the
Cinnamon Municipal Complex, Police Department, and several other facilities
throughout the city.
The project is expected to generate over 3 megawatts of electricity and reduce
purchases from the electric utility by close to 100 percent for most of the
facilities included. Over its life, and after paying all its costs, the City
of Lemoore is expected to save close to $45 million.
This will be the third project Chevron Energy Solutions has undertaken for the
City of Lemoore in the past 5 years.
The groundbreaking ceremony will take place on Thursday, August 29 at 11:00 am
at the City of Lemoore Civic Auditorium, 435 C Street. It is expected the
project will be completed in May, 2014.
About Chevron Energy Solutions: Chevron Energy Solutions is one of the largest
installers of solar power in the US public sector and has developed hundreds
of projects to develop and build renewable energy, increase energy efficiency,
reduce energy costs and support sustainability. Its parent, Chevron
Corporation, invests across the energy spectrum to develop energy sources for
future generations by expanding the capabilities of alternative and renewable
energy technologies. For more information: www.chevronenergy.com.
About the City of Lemoore: The City of Lemoore, incorporated in 1900, firmly
believes that community partnerships and cooperation can enhance the quality
of life. With a population of nearly 25,000, Lemoore's economy is fueled by
the Lemoore Naval Air Station, the Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino, and numerous
food and agricultural enterprises. For more information:
Brent Andrew, Chevron Energy Solutions, 415.733.4697
David Wlaschin, City of Lemoore, 559-924-6735
SOURCE Chevron Energy Solutions
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