Merced Announces Solar Powered Facilities

EL NIDO, Calif. — Merced County has recently announced the commission of its new 1.4-megawatt photovoltaic array to power the county’s correctional facilities in El Nido, Calif.

The solar power system consists of two triangular shaped arrays with a total of 6,272-solar panels ground-mounted on 4.5-acres next to the John Latorraca Correctional Facility and the Iris Garrett Juvenile Justice Correctional Complex.

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