Conti performed engineering, procurement and construction for this 5.9 MW solar farm located on a landfill managed by Waste Management, Inc.
Conti successfully managed installation of multiple sizes of ballast block foundations and different lengths within the racking system while remaining compliant with permits issued by the regulatory agencies. Conti also successfully managed procurement of long lead items like medium voltage transformers to finish the project on time.
The project has 17,623 LG solar modules, 4,888 pre-cast concrete ballast block foundations, 928 pre-wired strings and three equipment pads housing an assembly of two inverters, one transformer and one data acquisition system per pad. Electrical power is stepped up from 380V to the National Grid’s interconnect at 13.2kV. To support electrical infrastructure, feeder roads, culvert crossings and equipment pads were constructed. Conti also installed various erosion control measures and maintained compliance with the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan.
With lean management skills and support of a great technical team, Conti achieved tight project deadlines without any major safety incidents to successfully make a challenging interconnect with National Grid. Citizens Energy will own and operate the project for a lifespan of 20 years.
With a great management and technical team, Conti achieved tight deadlines during the course of the project.
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.