New Orleans-based South Coast Solar LLC has completed a grid-connected 217.6 kW photovoltaic system at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla.
The system comprises 806 Suniva OPT270-60-4-1B0 monocrystalline modules installed on the rooftops of two buildings at the medical center campus. The panels were supported by the Renusol VS mounting system for pitched roofs and secured with with S5 clamps. The system included two Solectria PVI 100 kW inverters.
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.-based joint venture Gulf Building & Hernandez Consulting served as the prime contractor for the project, which is expected to generate nearly 282 MWh of electricity per year.