Gehrlicher Solar America Corp. completes first phase of solar project

Gehrlicher Solar America Corp completes Phase 1 of Pio Rico solar power project

Gehrlicher Solar America Corp. announced Monday it has completed building Phase 1 of a 7.2 MW solar power project in Pio Rico, Ariz. The project is being built for UniSource Energy Service, a subsidiary of Tucson-based UniSource Energy Corp.

Phase 1 of the facility is a 4 MW solar array. Phase 2 is expected to be completed in December and commissioned in January 2014, according to Gehrlicher.

Gehrlicher is responsible for the design, engineering and construction of the solar project, which will consist of 24,400 fixed-tilt solar modules and four inverters located on 37.5 acres of land. Gehrlicher chose Southwest Energy solutions to perform the electrical portion of the work on the system.

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