Transmission equipment provider S&C Electric Company and independent power producer Green States Energy have inked a US$7.9 million contract for the construction of a 2.5MW solar plant near Roswell in New Mexico.
S&C will provide procurement and construction services for the project.
To meet the local utility's renewable enegy incentive programme, the whole project has to be energised by 11 July this year.
Dan Girard, director of renewable energy at S&C, said: “Meeting in-service dates is critical to maximise return on investment for renewable energy projects. S&C offers a broad portfolio of solutions for connecting renewable energy plants to the grid, helping developers like Green States Energy meet tight deadlines and complete projects in a predictable manner.”
Stephen Clevett, CEO of Green States Energy said: “S&C was able to leverage their leadership in the solar industry to bring together the right team that could meet our aggressive schedule.”
Tennessee based Shoals Technologies Group will provide racking and DC balance of systems components, which include pre-fabricated wire harnesses and DC combiner boxes.
S&C has developed a new system that divides the system into 100kW sections allowing Green States Energy to utilise the solar potential around Roswell.