Food Bank Slashes Annual Electric Bill by $25,000
|Owner:||Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano (nonprofit)|
|Geographic location:||Concord, California|
|System output:||56,000 watts|
|Configuration:||360 KC190 modules & 10 SunnyBoy SB6000 inverters|
|How/where mounted:||Tilt-mounted on flat roof with Sunlink racking system|
|Total system installation cost:||$10,000|
|Rebate amount:||$.50 cents per kilowatt-hour (Performance-Based Incentive paid quarterly based on actual production)|
|Date of installation:||November 2005|
|Designer:||Erin McMahon, CCEnergy Design Engineer|
|CCEnergy Rep:||Dick Hansen|
The food bank's flat, wind-protected roof is ideal for tilt-mounted racking to maximize solar exposure.
CCEnergy Field Rep Dick Hansen explains how each of the system's 10 SB6000 inverters are individually monitored.