02 Aug '11, 2pm

Denver International Airport Doubles Solar Capacity

Denver International Airport (DIA) and Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) announced the completion of a 4.4-megawatt (MW), ground-mounted solar system. The airport now has over 8 MW of solar - the most at any US commercial airport. Constellation Energy built, owns and maintains the solar installation, and DIA will purchase the electricity produced by the system over a 20-year period. "With the addition of this solar facility, Denver International Airport's three solar array systems now produce approximately 6% of the airport's total power requirements," says Kim Day, aviation manager for DIA. "Denver International Airport now has one of the largest solar installations in North America." The system is expected to supply approximately 7,000 megawatt-hours of electricity to DIA each year, using approximately 19,000 Yingli Solar (NYSE: YGE) photovoltaic panels. Denver-based Oak ...

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