Front Royal, VA
It was later donated to the Smithsonian for research and conservation efforts for wildlife and ecosystems. Constellation contracted Conti to clear the site and engineer, construct, and commission a 600kW solar facility at the institute.
Conti worked on a site surrounded by endangered, highly endangered and extinct in the wild animals. With many animals mating and birthing seasons occurring in the spring and summer, Conti pushed to build and interconnect the project during the Winter months to minimize the impact on the neighboring animals. The team kept the project on schedule and budget despite these obstacles by closely managing vendor and subcontractor schedules, and completing the interconnection work first, instead of last, due to the mating season.
Conti self-performed the civil work, posts, racking and panel installation while managing three subcontractors throughout the project, including electrical engineers, electrical subcontractor and fencing installer.
Constellation will own and operate the array for 23 years, allowing the Smithsonian to operate their 3,100-acre facility on a lower carbon footprint and conserve their funds to allow more research and reproduction of our world’s endangered animals.
Conti kept the project on schedule and budget despite the fact that they had to work during the winter months to minimize the impact on the neighboring animals.
|Client||Constellation New Energy, Inc.|
The Elizabeth Mine Site is one of the largest historic mining sites in New England located between the towns of Strafford and Thetford, Vermont.
Eversource, the largest utility in NH, MA and CT, was approved by their state regulators to develop, construct and operate 44MW of solar facilities across all of MA to directly save their rate payers money.
The American medical technology company, Becton Dickinson, wanted to implement sustainable measures to their syringe manufacturing facility in Canaan, CT.