Solectria Renewables Powers the Largest Solar Farm in New England
Lawrence, MA – September 27, 2012 – Solectria Renewables, LLC, the leading U.S. PV inverter manufacturer, announced today that its Megawatt Solar Stations (MSS) were chosen for the 5MW True North solar farm in Salisbury, Massachusetts. This solar farm is the largest solar installation in New England and the first direct-to-grid solar farm in Massachusetts. The project was awarded to Solectria Renewables by Power Partners MasTec, LLC and recently achieved interconnection.
“We evaluated several inverter companies for this project. We found Solectria Renewables to be the best overall choice due to superior technical solutions, personalized service, and their knowledge and experience with large scale direct-to-grid projects,” said Kevin Taylor, Group President, Mastec Renewables. “Solectria Renewables also had the lowest cost per installed watt and highest efficiency products of all the inverter manufacturers evaluated.”
Five Megawatt Solar Stations (MSS) were chosen for this project. Four stations are 1MW and one is 750kW. Each MSS is skid mounted and includes a factory wired 22.9 kV medium voltage transformer and switch gear to connect the inverters directly to the grid.
“We were honored to be selected by Power Partners MasTec to be the inverter manufacturer for the True North Solar Farm. EPCs like Power Partners MasTec realize that Solectria Renewables’ inverters provide them with the highest performance, reliability and efficiency in the market today. Massachusetts has some of the best solar initiatives and incentives in the United States and holds incredible potential for solar farms and installations.” said Scott Bowden, Director of Business Development for Solectria Renewables.