|EPA Awards Volkswagen Chattanooga 'Rain Catcher' Award
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|Oak Ridge, TN Becomes First EPA Green Power Community in Southeast US
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|Volkswagen Chattanooga Earns EPA's Green Power Leadership Award
The Volkswagen Chattanooga Solar Park occupies 33 acres, or half of the 66-acre land parcel adjacent to Volkswagen’s state-of-the-art manufacturing plant. The solar park contains 33,600 solar modules from JA Solar designed to produce 13.1 gigawatt hours of electricity per year -- equivalent to the energy consumed annually by around 1,200 homes in the area.
|EPA Gives Ducktown Clean Air Excellence Award
“The innovative projects from this year’s Clean Air Excellence Award winners will protect air quality in communities across the country,” said Janet McCabe, EPA Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation.