Solect Energy and Green Street – members of SunPower's national dealer network – have developed two SunPower® solar systems that will provide electricity to 10 Massachusetts schools.
In Easton and in partnership with SunPower, Solect Energy has constructed a 2.8MW SunPower solar carport system at Stonehill College.
"We applaud Stonehill College for its proven commitment to sustainability," said Scott Howe, partner and senior vice president of sales at Solect Energy. "With the addition of this SunPower solar canopy system, the College now has a grand total of six megawatts of solar installed on campus – and they are able to reinvest savings earned from the solar systems into areas of need such as student scholarships, maintenance, and campus upkeep."
In Bridgewater, Green Street has developed a 4.1MW SunPower® Helix™ Roof system at Ajax United Drive, LLC.
"With SunPower's innovative solar solutions, we were able to transform an unused, offsite rooftop into a mini power plant that benefits a number of partners including the building owner and local school district," said Scott Kerner, CEO of Green Street. "It's incredibly rewarding to know that this SunPower solar system will deliver long-term value to the students of Attleboro by generating meaningful savings that can be reinvested into local classrooms."
"Massachusetts solar installations grew 23 percent year over year in 2016 as an integral part of the state's commitment to creating a diverse, clean energy economy," said Nam Nguyen, SunPower executive vice president. "Working in partnership with SunPower dealers, we're proud to continue increasing solar adoption in the Commonwealth by leveraging our 30 years of experience and reliable clean energy solutions."