Solar Power at Petco Park

We may not have the rings, we may not have the homers, but one thing baseball fans in San Diego can boast: we’ve got the most sun. (Although statistically, the Rockies have us beat there as well).

Regardless, in 2018, the Padres rightfully celebrated the largest solar power installation in Major League Baseball at Petco Park. In fact, it was more expansive than every other solar effort in the league combined.

The new 336,520-watt solar panel system, comprised of 716 solar modules, was installed on the upper deck of Petco Park by local partner Sullivan Solar Power.

How Much Power
Providing an estimated savings of more than $4 million for the Padres organization, the panels will power the entire front office.

Other Environmental Friendly Facts
Petco Park adheres to a strict agreement with the Environmental Health Coalition, governing considerations such as air and water quality, hazardous chemicals throughout construction and operation. This, along with progressive recycling and waste management help to Petco Park is one of the greenest MLB ballparks.




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