The 52-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project will provide power for George Washington University, American University and the George Washington University Hospital; and bring solar power from North Carolina to Washington, D.C. Renewable energy integrator, Customer First Renewables, facilitated the partnership.
"We are very proud to be building this project that will supply the universities and the hospital with clean solar energy using high efficiency JinkoSolar PV panels," said SunEnergy1 CEO Kenny Habul.
Approximately 92,000 JKM300P-72 and JKM305P-72 solar panels will be installed during Phase I, representing 20-MW. The project is expected to reach commercial operation by the end of the year; two additional sites will be constructed in 2015 to complete the project.
SunEnergy1 developed the sites and is the engineering, procurement and construction contractor.
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