Department of Energy funded the parks project to encourage learning and spark students' imaginations.
Solar Source installed 19 solar systems for the city of St. Petersburg’s Sunlit City Parks Project in Florida. Almost 950 solar panels were mounted on park facilities, including the Science + Technology Education Innovation Center (EIC) and other park recreational centers.
The U.S. Department of Energy funded the projects to encourage learning and spark students' imaginations. Solar Source acted as the installer and primary subcontractor for LEMA Construction & Developers Inc.
The Sunlit Park systems range in size from one 235-watt panel at Coquina Key Park to a 234-panel array at Wildwood Park Recreational Center. Some of the unique features include thin film laminate at Gladden Park and a new form of peak shaving at Walter Fuller Recreational Center.