DID YOU KNOW: The Panasonic solar installation accounts for over 41% of the raceway’s energy use?
Sonoma Raceway is home to a major solar-electric-power-generating installation with a capacity of more than 350 kilowatts, along with a dual-sided, solar-powered LED display board along Highway 37. A total of 1,652 solar panels were installed at the raceway in 2011. The solar power produced by the new system will provide for 41-percent of the raceway’s overall energy usage.
Amyris Official Supplier of Renewable Diesel
Amyris is excited to partner with the the raceway to accelerate green performance throughout the motorsports industry. Both the raceway and Amyris share a similar philosophy: it is possible to reduce environmental impact without compromising on performance. As the Official Diesel Provider, Amyris is proud to contribute renewable diesel to fuel the Raceway’s operations. Amyris (NASDAQ: AMRS) is an integrated renewable products company focused on providing sustainable alternatives to a broad range of petroleum-sourced products. Based in Emeryville, Calif., Amyris uses its technology platform to convert plant sugars into a variety of hydrocarbon molecules – flexible building blocks which can be used in a wide variety of products from cosmetics, flavors and fragrances to polymers, lubricants and fuels.