Conti performed EPC services for a 2.6 MW DC landfill solar farm on a former wastewater treatment basin owned by Essential Power Massachusetts. As constructed, the slopes in the solar project area are generally between 2 percent and 9 percent and final cover consisted of a paper fiber sludge and vegetative support layer.
The ballast blocks for the racking system were distributed throughout the site using low ground pressure equipment. Conti managed different aspects of the project including construction, grid interconnection, utility coordination and state, county and township approval.
The solar photovoltaic (PV) system is composed of 7,676 PV modules, 404 pre-wired strings, 1,891 precast ballast blocks and equipment pads including Sunbelt Transformers and SMA Sunny Central Inverters. Along with the solar field, other construction activities included placing erosion barriers, installing two culvert crossings and building out a new access road to the equipment pads.
Once construction was complete, Conti tied the PV system into the existing Eversource distribution system. Citizens Energy Corporation will own and operate this array for the next 20 years.
Conti successfully managed different aspects of the project including construction, grid interconnection, utility coordination and state, county and township approval.
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The Gold Meadow Farms Solar Project, developed by Southern Sky Renewable Energy and currently being constructed by Conti Solar, is the largest solar farm in Rhode Island. The 21MW project is providing clean energy and jobs to hundreds of people across the state.
Conti Solar was contracted by Falck Renewables to design, procure and install a 6.0 MW ground mount solar array in the 100-year-old Richardson Dairy Farm.
IGS Solar, a commercial and residential solar provider and an affiliate company of IGS Energy, one of the largest independent retail energy suppliers in the country, contracted Conti Solar to provide EPC services for Ohio’s largest landfill project. This project is also Ohio’s solar power generation plant.