Santa Rita Jail in Alameda, California reinforces the benefits of sustainable solutions with continuing efforts to back their reputation as a safe, secure, and innovative facility. The 4,000 bed facility has been noted as having the largest rooftop solar systems in the country, along with the addition of a 1-megawatt fuel cell power plant. The Jail uses fuel cell energy resulting substantial energy reduction and reduced greenhouse emissions, with further benefits found inside and outside of the facility. For a detailed description of Santa Rita Jail’s sustainability projects and the benefits they have received click here.
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