Suniva powers 365 kW solar installation in Georgia

Norcross, Ga., November 17, 2010 – Suniva, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency monocrystalline silicon solar cells and modules, announced that the 365 kW rooftop solar array at USFloors is Powered by Suniva.

The Suniva array is now the largest single solar installation in the state. Commissioned by United Renewable Energy the complete USFloors solar installation, a total of three arrays, is expected to produce 560,000 kWh per year.

Suniva also announced that the company’s solar modules will power the visitor center at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Marietta, Georgia.

To fund the project, USFloors took advantage of generous federal and state credits and incentives. A recipient of a Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority Clean Energy Property Grant, USFloors completed the project in November 2010 using Suniva modules and it’s now producing enough solar energy to power 54 average American homes, offsetting 11,400 tons of carbon dioxide.

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park’s solar installation produces 70 kW of power for the park’s visitor center. The solar installation can be viewed by visitors, which will help promote the park’s commitment to the environment and energy sustainability.

The installation was completed by AEG Power Solutions, a company specializing in end-to-end power supply systems and solutions.

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