Bishop Ranch’s Massive Energy Storage Center Expands
Sunset Development and DSD Renewables have begun Phase Two of its multicampus solar and energy storage installation at Bishop Ranch, the 600-acre, mixed-use development in San Ramon, CA. The new phase will add 35,000 solar panels, and when completed in early 2024, will produce over 22 million kWh of clean, renewable energy annually that will offset Bishop Ranch’s energy usage by 90%.
“As we continue to transform Bishop Ranch into a vibrant downtown, DSD remains the ideal partner to assist us in getting one step closer to our ultimate goal of relying 100% on clean, renewable energy,” said Sunset Development CEO Alexander Mehran, Jr.
Phase One of the solar installation produces over 2 million kWh of renewable energy annually, the equivalent of removing 7,500 cars from the road. According to Sunset Development, the system has enabled City Center Bishop Ranch to become the largest shopping center in the world to be awarded LEED Platinum certification.
Mark comes to ConnectCRE with an extensive background as a business and news reporter in San Francisco radio, as well as 35 years as a traffic reporter on several stations including KGO, KNBR, KCBS and KFRC. As a business reporter, Mark covered the tech world in Silicon Valley where he became familiar with real estate transactions in the hot Bay Area marketplace. He attended San Jose State University with a BA in Radio and TV Broadcasting and currently resides in the Lake Tahoe area where he gets to frequently enjoy all of his favorite activities: Golfing, Fishing, Hiking and Skiing.
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