23 Oct '16, 10pm

We may not grow gardens like Longwood Gardens, but we did help them install #solar to meet their clean energy goals:

Longwood Gardens of Kennett Square, PA has made an institutional commitment to install 1.5 MW of photovoltaic power, providing approximately 18% of the international tourist destination’s electricity. The grid-tied installation, consisting of two ground-mount arrays, will reduce Longwood’s annual carbon dioxide emissions by 1,367 tons and produce enough electricity to power over 1000 homes. groSolar worked close with Longwood Gardens to incorporate the solar modules into the natural beauty and landscape at the site. groSolar provided the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of the solar installation. The system output is purchased through a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). A third party owns the solar equipment and will sell the power produced to Longwood Gardens. The installation is being funded in part by a $1.3 million Pennsylvania Department of Envir...

Full article: http://www.grosolar.com/projects/longwood-gardens

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