75MW portfolio of 11 community solar projects in NYC goes live via engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) companies Solar generation and Castillo Engineering (design and electrical engineering). The majority of the projects are currently under construction and will be completed during the remainder of 2022 and 2023.
“Solar Generation is a leader in community solar projects in New York City and we are thrilled to have been selected by them to use our design and engineering expertise to provide more affordable clean energy to local communities,” said Christopher Castillo, CEO of Castillo Engineering. .
New York is ranked #11 in installed solar capacity and has become the first community solar market in the country, with over one gigawatt of community solar installed and operational. The state also has the largest pipeline of community solar projects in the United States.
Project details | Castillo Engineering’s expertise in site optimization has resulted in significant cost savings for each of these projects, all of which use fixed-tilt mounting technology and bifacial solar modules.
“We knew we could rely on Castillo Engineering for this portfolio of projects because of their team’s hundreds of megawatts of experience in the New York and Massachusetts markets,” said Zachary Schrowang, COO of Solar. Generation. “Despite the challenging terrain to develop that many of these projects faced, Castillo Engineering was extremely flexible and worked closely with us to ensure all deadlines were met. They are an extremely collaborative partner who can also easily and cost-effectively manage projects where equipment has already been purchased.”
This 75 MW project portfolio, which represents Castillo Engineering’s third portfolio of community solar projects completed in New York City alone in 2022 – totaling nearly 140 MW, joins the company’s more than 300 large-scale projects completed in New York. this day.
In addition to partnering with this 75 MW portfolio of community solar projects in New York, Solar Generation has also selected Castillo Engineering to support over 10 MW of community solar projects in Illinois.
As Solar Generation continues to expand its operations in the Midwest, including recently opening a new office in Missouri, it also continues to rely on Castillo Engineering’s nationwide design expertise and flexibility. and engineering.
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