Metro-1Metro Louisville

444 Building
Newburg Library
Metro Louisville Parks
Louisville, KY

Project Description:

The first major renewable energy project for Metro Louisville. Metro-3The project included three different locations and comprised of 26 kW of solar photovoltaics, a solar thermal system to offset domestic hot water usage and the installation of 46 solar street lights throughout the city of Louisville. The solar street lights utilized LED lighting technology that was estimated to have a 10 year life.


  • 26 kW Solar Photovoltaic System
  • Domestic Hot Water usage offset by Solar
    Thermal and PV System
  • 46 Inovus solar street lights
  • 3 wind/solar powered street lights
  • On Demand Utility Monitoring Upgrade


  • ARRA Funding
  • Project Cost $473,905
  • Technical Design Personnel: David Underwood (Designer, Engineer); Kelly Arney (Project Supervisor)