Project Benefits

PROJECT BENEFITS

High-Paying Construction Jobs

Local Tax Revenue

This project will generate tens of millions of dollars from local sales tax revenues, local jobs, wages, and induced spending.

Funding Police, Fire, and Education

Over the lifetime of the project, it will contribute at least $7 MILLION TO KERN COUNTY that can be used for essential services and programs such as police, fire, and education.

STEM Programs for Local Schools
Career Training for Local Workforce

600 Construction Jobs

Approximately 600 construction jobs will be created by this proposed solar project; investing over $20 million in wages to construction workers alone.

Cleaner Air

The electricity produced by this project will offset over 549,263 tons of carbon dioxide per year, making the air cleaner.*

Greenhouse gas emissions from

116,616

Passenger vehicles driven for one year

1,342,941,992

Miles driven by an average passenger vehicle

Greenhouse gas emissions avoided by

191,581

Tons of waste recycled instead of landfilled

27,367

Garbage trucks of waste recycled instead of landfilled

20,863,117

Incandescent lamps switched to LEDs

CO2 emissions from

61,805,252

Gallons of gasoline consumed

600,468,857

Pounds of coal burned

7,271

Tanker trucks' worth of gasoline

65,772

Homes' energy use for one year

1,271,661

Barrels of oil consumed

22,453,723

Propane cylinders used for home barbeques

0.141

Coal-fired power plants in one year

* Please note that these estimates are approximate from www.epa.gov/energy/greenhouse-gas-equivalencies-calculator