Cetys private university on Wednesday launched a solar project that is considered the largest renewable energy project for a college in Latin America.

The $1.7 million, 1.92 megawatt Cetys Solar Power project consists of more than 3,000 solar panels that will power half of the Mexicali campus and will reduce carbon dioxide emissions in 1,397 metric tons.

Adelante Valle Editor Arturo Bojorquez can be reached at abojorquez@ivpressonline.com or 760-335-4646.

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