North Carolina solar farm quickly begins to generate clean energy through efficient installation
Lake Mary, FL July 8, 2011 – ESA Renewables, LLC, a leading turnkey solar system provider, has completed a 1MW solar farm in North Carolina in just two and one-half weeks.
The 1MW solar farm is installed on Wingate Road in Murphy, North Carolina. The installation consists of approximately 4,340 ground-mounted Canadian Solar modules.
"Prior to construction, ESA needed to moved 26-feet of dirt to level the site for optimal positioning of the solar array. For another company, this might have been considered a difficult solar installation, but our team managed just fine," said Jeffrey Burkett, president of ESA Renewables.
"ESA Renewables prides itself in providing working turnkey systems in the most efficient way possible," added Burkett. "This project is further proof of ESA's commitment to making 'going solar' easy."
The solar farm was designed, engineered, procured, constructed and managed by ESA Renewables, LLC. It created 26 local jobs for this small community of less than 2,000 residents. All of the power generated will be sold back to the Tennessee Valley Authority providing power to the local utility grid. ESA will operate and maintain the farm for the duration of the 10-year contract.
About ESA Renewables, LLC
Located in Lake Mary, FL, ESA Renewables has positioned itself as a leader in the industry providing turnkey solar PV systems globally. ESA owns and operates a diverse portfolio of over 475 solar PV power generating facilities located in the United States, Puerto Rico, Spain and Italy. ESA’s scope of services for these projects include financing, engineering, construction, procurement and commissioning and long term operation and maintenance. With headquarters in Castellon Spain, ESA has additional offices in Florida, Puerto Rico, France and Italy. For more information about ESA Renewables, LLC, please visit www.esarenewables.com or call 407-268-6455.