Limoneira Company


Company operates four solar arrays, totaling 2 MW for large lemon packing and storage.

IFES Number: 15

City: Santa Paula

State: CA

Country: USA

Type of Firm: farm, food processing

Main Products: lemons

Ownership Type: private

Technology: Solar PV

Energy System Components: 5.5 acre solar orchard

Operational Status: Operational

Year Installed: 2008

Energy Feedstock: solar

Energy Produced: 2 MW

Energy Uses: lemon packing house and cold storage

Fossil Energy Inputs Replaced: 1/3 of total electricity use

New co-products: electricity

Money Saved: saves >$500,000 in energy costs/yr

TCO2 Eq Avoided: 64,000 tons/year