Uni-Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices, announced its agreement to build an 870kW building integrated PV system for New Jersey Resources Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV). Using Uni-Solar’s amorphous-silicon thin-film laminates, NJRCEV is leasing over 300,000 square feet of roof space from a commercial warehouse owner for 20-years and has signed a PPA with the warehouse owner.
“This project with New Jersey Resources Clean Energy Ventures is an excellent example of like-minded companies working together to provide clean, renewable energy that is not only cost-effective, but also shows good stewardship of resources in the communities where they do business,” said Mark Morelli, president and CEO of United Solar’s parent company, Energy Conversion Devices.
For the US$5 million project, NJRCEV will put in a new roof with advanced roof materials and Uni-Solar’s thin-film laminates. The system is expected to begin operation in January 2011.