25,755 solar panels


solar panels

Sunny times ahead. The Postal Service has a solar power generation system consisting of more than 25,755 solar panels at its Los Angeles mail processing facility. This expands the Postal Service's use of alternative energy and makes the processing facility one of the largest buildings generating electricity through solar energy in the city.

* | Tags: Common good USPS Fact #376 | March 20, 2023
  • In 2022, the Postal Service began solar installation at the Curseen Morris Processing and Distribution Center in Washington, DC. This project includes the installation of more than 14,305 solar panels, with a capacity of 5.8 megawatts (MW). It is expected to generate 7,356,000 kilowatt hours annually, which is enough electricity to power 1,014 homes each year. Phase 2 of construction began in FY2022 and is proceeding as planned. We anticipate starting phase 3 of construction in early 2023.