California-based energy nonprofit Everybody Solar says JinkoSolar and the All Points North Foundation (APNF) have backed a 27 kW solar installation for Wildlife Associates, a San Francisco educational nonprofit.
The project is the result of a crowdfunding campaign that Everybody Solar launched in September 2014. Donations met the campaign goal of $78,500, allowing construction on the solar array to commence in April.
The APNF provided a $30,000 grant. JinkoSolar donated 90 72-cell 305 W photovoltaic modules valued at approximately $20,000. The installation will also feature Enphase Energy C250 micro-inverters.
‘The installation will significantly reduce the organization's electricity costs, allowing more resources to go toward its mission,’ says Mark Dudzinski, APNF solar subcommittee chair and board member. ‘Wildlife Associates will be able to reach more students, teaching them about the care of wild animals as well as being stewards of the earth through the use of renewable solar power.’