West Virginia Toyota plant plans state's largest solar array
August 16, 2020
BUFFALO, W.Va. (AP) — A Toyota manufacturing plant in West Virginia is installing 6 acres of solar panels to reduce its reliance on outside energy, which officials said will be the largest solar array in the state.
The project at the Buffalo plant will produce 2.6 megawatts of solar-generated energy, The Herald-Dispatch reported.
The plant is also adopting energy-saving tools. They include smart building technologies to control lighting, heating and air conditioning, and other systems, senior engineering manager Jacob Plasters said this week. A change to LED lighting already has produced...