UC to purchase solar energy, partner with Frontier Renewables

The University of California announced today (Sept. 8) that it will make the largest solar energy purchase by any U.S. higher education institution to help power its campuses and medical centers more sustainably. UC signed two Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Frontier Renewables, a power provider focused on solar photovoltaic technology. The agreements secure solar energy for UC for 25 years, and will allow the university to supply 206,000 megawatt-hours per year (MWh/year) of solar energy to California’s electrical grid.

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