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North section of "Big" #196593
10/15/10 10:14 PM
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North section of "Big"

Partial view of north section of "Big" solar project
Awaiting POCO tie-in of 480-13.2KV 1500KVA pad mount transformer.
(Two inverters, DC Discos, AC gear on top right of pic.)
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Re: North section of "Big" [Re: HotLine1] #196627
10/17/10 02:41 PM
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what was located here in this big field before this ground mount system? is this a utility owned project?

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Re: North section of "Big" [Re: crselectric] #196642
10/18/10 10:57 AM
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crs:
Site is utility owned, and as far as I know, the panels are utility owned.

System is considered a generation unit, as no usage is at site.

Previous life was a gas plant, now a 'brownfield converted to something useful'.

Site still has many active natural gas mains, and is classified as a 'no-dig' area.

This pic is a partial shot of the north section.



John
Re: North section of "Big" [Re: HotLine1] #196644
10/18/10 06:00 PM
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Do they routinely clean the panels, or do they rely on mother nature?

Re: North section of "Big" [Re: LarryC] #196647
10/18/10 08:50 PM
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Larry:
This is a new install, and it's not 'on-line' as of yet.

With the angle mount, mother nature should help.

Another job (rooftop) nearby has a 'bird' issue with gulls from an abandoned landfill, and another landfill accross the river. They have a maint guy do a hose down about every 2 weeks, and a contractor to low pressure washdown quarterly, or more often if needed.

Perhaps, this could be the start of a new cottage industry? Like 'Harrys Panel Wash'?



John

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