INDIANAPOLIS - The solar power facility at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway officially opened for business with a Tuesday morning ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The facility sits on 41 acres of land next to the backstretch of the track and includes more than 39,000 solar panels capable of generating more than 9 megawatts of power.
The facility will be used as an alternative and sustainable energy source for Indianapolis Power and Light customers.
The IMS shared the infographic below to showcase some of the features of the solar farm:
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