November 02, 2010

RMT Begins Construction on Largest Solar Facility in Northeastern U.S

RMT, Inc. has contracted with Pilesgrove Solar LLC to construct the largest solar energy facility in the Northeastern U.S. RMT has commenced construction on the 18 MW facility located in Pilesgrove, NJ.

Pilesgrove Solar LLC is a joint venture between Panda Power Funds and Con Edison Development. Panda Power Funds is responsible for managing development, engineering and construction of the solar project.

Con Edison Development will be managing the operation, maintenance, energy management and financing of the solar facility.

RMT is responsible for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of the civil infrastructure, solar modules and racking system, DC and AC electrical systems, SCADA system, and meteorological system. The project entails installation of over 71,000 photovoltaic solar modules. RMT also provided preliminary engineering and permitting support for the project.

The Pilesgrove solar facility is expected to commence commercial operation next spring. Atlantic City Electric will be the host utility for the project.

Source : Press Release

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