It's one of those rare instances where cutting down trees is necessary to reduce carbon emissions. To make way for two solar car ports, the University of California at Davis first needs to remove the 38 pear trees already planted in the parking lot.
The solar car ports are part of seven large solar installations the University is installing on its property. The majority of the projects will be installed on building rooftops, but Lot 1 on the campus will receive two large solar car ports. Made up of more than 1,200 solar panels, the car port structures … Read more