Located in Cuyahoga County and sized at approximately 4.0 MW, the array will be large enough to supply approximately 5% of the electricity consumption for 16 county-owned commercial buildings. This is equivalent to powering roughly 500 residential homes.
The Cuyahoga solar project is the first of its kind in Ohio. Covering 17 acres of previously unproductive land, Conti Solar managed the construction of the solar array that sits atop a closed-and-capped landfill and transformed an area of waste into a sustainable solar power generation plant.
Cuyahoga County will purchase 100% of the power generated through a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Cleveland Public Power (CPP), who will purchase the power from IGS Solar. A 20-year lease was signed for IGS Solar to utilize the land. Cuyahoga County will have the opportunity to purchase the system before the end of the initial 10-year PPA term, if desired.
In November of 2018, the milestone project was awarded the Project of the Year by Solar Builder Magazine. Read more…
Conti Solar converted an area of waste into a sustainable solar power generation plant.
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