Solar Powered Lights in Student Parking Lots
Why solar power?
- Reduces fossil fuel consumption.
- Lowers our carbon dioxide and other air pollution emissions.
- Mitigates the negative effects of air pollution such as climate change, respiratory and cardiovascular diseases
- Saves money on energy.
- Sunlight is a plentiful and renewable energy source.
Fall 2015: Victoria Olavide, Sylvia Sanchez, Alma Villanueva & Alexsys Wasse
Fall 2016: Chrissy Angeles, Mariah Cervantes- Morales, Kenia Gonzalez, Molly Irelan, Maria Lara, Jordan Sweaney & Clay Velarde
In the Fall of 2015, students designed a proposal to install solar powered lights in the A parking lot at CSUCI. The project was approved and funded for $8,558. Solar light were purchased. In the Fall of 2016, students obtained funding to install the light poles.