USD Celebrates Sustainability by “Running on Sunshine”



On. With just the flip of a switch, the University of San Diego is set to become the second-largest solar energy producer of any private U.S. college and the nation’s ninth-largest solar facility on a university campus.

On Tuesday, Nov. 16, USD will celebrate its move to becoming one of the leaders in solar powered energy. In partnership with AMSOLAR — who installed nearly 5,000 photovoltaic solar panels on top of 11 buildings throughout campus — the new solar energy system is expected to save the university more than 30 percent on energy purchased from the panels. (Full Story Inside USD)