The Fleet Science Center will open at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 4.
Solar Panels on the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
On April 23, 2007, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center unveiled a 10,000 sq. ft. solar panel system on the roof of the Science Center that generates up to 100 kW clean electricity for San Diego’s power grid.Solar panels – Kyocera KC175GT, nominal 175 watts output each (http://www.kyocerasolar.com/) 684 photovoltaic (PV) panels, each measuring 50.8 X 39 inches and weighing 35.3 lbs. The panels are organized into 5 sub arrays and 38 parallel strings, with 18 panels in each string System rating: 105.951 kWdc - 100.124 kWAC CEC Total weight of racking and panels: 38,509 lbs SunLink™ Racking system – panels are set at a 10 degree tilt to the south (http://www.sunlinkllc.com/jadworks/sunlink/jwsuite.nsf/sitewelcome/Home) Inverter – SatCom PowerGate model AE-100-60-PV (http://www.satcon.com/applications/solarpv.html) Web-based monitoring system - Fat Spaniel (http://www.fatspaniel.com/)