USDA Deploys 1.5 MW Solar Array At Maryland Headquarters


College Park, Md.-based Amber Enterprises Inc. has completed a 1.5 MW solar photovoltaic array for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) George Washington Carver Center in Beltsville, Md.

The ground-mounted project occupies 10 acres on the facility's campus and features 4,750 SolarWorld 315 W 72-cell PV modules. Nextronex supplied the inverters. The array is expected to produce approximately 2.14 GWh of electricity per year.

The four-building campus houses many members of the federal department's headquarters staff, including its Agricultural Research Service.

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