Solar power at the Grand Canyon
"Visitors to Arizona's most recognizable feature, the Grand Canyon, will now have the opportunity to enjoy the states second most recognizable feature, sunshine," said Barbara Lockwood, APS' Manager of Renewable Energy. "The value of this system goes beyond the economic savings realized at the Center. It is an educational tool as well as a way to increase Arizona's visibility as a leader in solar energy." Source: Arizona Public Service
- The project consists of 84 photovoltaic solar panels
- Expected electricity production of 18 kilowatts
- Operational in March
- Real-time visual display of electricity generated from the panels
- Solar energy educational exhibit inside the center
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