Deer Canyon Park Preserve

This remote restroom facility in the 130-acre Deer Canyon Park Reserve - an environmentally sensitive site without electric service - uses a small building-integrated solar power system to generate enough energy to support 1 small Anaheim home annually. Video
Wooden sign with "Deer Canyon Park Preserve" text
Deer Canyon Park Reserve Restroom Facilities
7788 East Santa Ana Canyon Road
Restroom facility at Deer Canyon Park Reserve
Rooftop Installation
  • 2.1 kW (AC) power rating
  • Commissioned and accepted December 2002
  • Deer Canyon Park Reserve located on 130 acres in Anaheim Hills; no electric service available to the restroom facility due to sensitive environmental nature of the site – ideal location for PV technology
  • Electricity produced by the system is stored in battery banks to power security lighting and washroom hand dryers, eliminate paper towel waste in the park reserve
  • Generates 2,677 - enough energy to support one small Anaheim home annually
  • Non-grid connected system
  • Owned and operated by the City of Anaheim Community Services Department
  • Site uses building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) technology consisting of UniSolar flexible modules laminated to a seam metal roof