Conti Solar has been selected by Southern Sky Renewable Energy to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for 21.3MW Gold Meadow Farms solar project in Rhode Island.
Developed by Southern Sky Renewable Energy, the 21.3 megawatt (MW), Gold Meadow Farms solar project is being constructed in Cranston, Rhode Island. When completed, this solar project will generate clean solar energy for the City of Providence, significantly reduce the capital city’s energy costs and contribute to the state’s Clean Energy Portfolio.
The solar project spans over 100 acres of rugged, rocky terrain. With approximately 53,000 solar panels and 130 string inverters to be installed, the project will employ hundreds of people across the state. In addition, it will drive tens of thousands of dollars in revenue into the communities, through local businesses and taxes. The Gold Meadow Farms solar project is expected to be completed in early 2019.
Southern Sky vice president Lindsay McGovern said: “Conti Solar has collaborated with our team to rapidly resolve any challenges we face. They are resourceful and responsive. This type of reliability is an important trait for an EPC provider.”
Conti Solar is a leading solar EPC in Rhode Island and builds some of the largest and highest profile projects in the state. The Gold Meadow Farms solar project is one of over 45MW of projects that Conti Solar is currently constructing in the ocean state.
The company’s substantial track record and project experience across solar subsegments including agriculture, landfill, community solar and large-scale projects drive reliability in efficient project completion for solar developers, utilities and independent power producers. Both Southern Sky and Conti Solar are known for their exceptional problem-solving skills and their dedication to delivering high quality solar projects.
Conti Solar chief commercial officer Eric Millard said: “Southern Sky’s regional knowledge and experience is critical to the success of challenging solar installations. We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with a developer who is focused on executing projects the right way, the first time.”
Source: Company Press Release