Encore Ceramics

Grants Pass, OR
  • As of 1:02am PDT
  • Power
    Output
    8,580.0 W
  • Irradiance
    374.2 W/m2
  • Temperature
    Cell
    102.8°F
    Ambient
    78.5°F
  • Lifetime
  • 292,291.0 kWh
    409,207.4 lbs of CO2 Avoided

Weather

NA at 11:58pm
65 °F/18 °C
NA at 11:58pm
Wind direction: N
Wind speed: 0 mph

System Specs

1/1/2005
29.0 kW
0.0°
This week, Encore Ceramics generated Kilowatt-hours of electricity.From fossil-fueled sources, this amount of electricity would have emitted lbs of CO2 into the atmosphere.

This could power:

  • An electric toothbrush for
  • A 42" plasma-screen television for
  • A typical video game system for

Bonneville Environmental Foundation granted Encore Ceramics a loan to cover the costs of equipment and installation for a 29 kW PV system, the sixth-largest PV system in the Northwest at the time. Encore Ceramics wanted to make a start toward energy self-sufficiency for their company. Currently, the system produces approximately 4 percent of their electrical use. The company hopes to install a bigger PV system on their newest building, which was specifically designed to support a 140 kW PV system.