Conti performed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for this 1.3 MW DC roof-mounted photovoltaic (PV) system. This distributed generation solar array connects to the existing National Grid distribution system.
Conti entered into an EPC agreement with Equity Industrial to obtain the necessary permitting and then design and construct the solar PV array including necessary electrical and coordination work to interconnect with the local utility. Conti transferred and assembled more than 4,000 solar panels and more than 8,500 concrete ballast blocks on the manufacturing facility’s large rooftop footprint of 194,094 square feet (over 4 acres).
This project presented several challenges to the Conti team, including accommodating a concrete pad for equipment at the interconnection location, the need for modifying the interconnection equipment designs halfway through the project, structural weight limitations of the roof and a completion deadline requiring the majority of construction to be completed during November and December of the Massachusetts winter. Through detailed design and planning, Conti met the size and production requirements while minimizing the amount of material needed.
This large solar PV system covering over four acres of rooftop was installed and commissioned in less than three months.
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.