Article - Office of College Advancement
Ohlone begins $349M upgrade
By David Goll.
Friday, February 18, 2011—Reprinted from Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal.
Ohlone Community College District has plans to install solar equipment at its Fremont campus this summer.
The project is part of the college’s district-wide improvement plans over the next 15 years, funded through a $349 million bond measure approved last November that will bring work to both the Fremont and Newark campuses.
The district will issue a request for proposal for the project — an installation of solar equipment that will generate 1 to 3 megawatts of electrical power — within the next month or two.
Ohlone joins other colleges short on funding that are pursuing solar installation to help ...