Skyline Solar, a manufacturer of High Gain Solar (HGS) arrays for the commercial, industrial, government and utility markets, has been awarded a project by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) for the deployment of HGS systems at two domestic military bases.
The objective of the project is to demonstrate Skyline Solar's HGS performance in hot and sunny climates, and validate its field upgradability and rapid system deployment capability, Skyline Solar says. The estimated combined output for the two systems is 436 MWh per year.
The contract was awarded under the DOD's Environmental Security Technology Certification Program, which is designed promote innovative and cost-effective environmental technologies through demonstrations on DOD sites. Skyline Solar has been awarded a project in a competitive solicitation intended to identify technologies that solve key DOD needs and have the highest potential for widespread deployment, the company adds.
SOURCE: Skyline Solar