Massachusetts Project News; Posted: July 8, 2014 7:56 AM
S&C Electric Company, a global leader in renewable energy integration, recently announced an $11 million USD project with Green States Energy to design and build a 3.6 MW solar photovoltaic farm in Devens, Mass. This project will be the third plant built by S&C for GSE and will leverage a standardized electrical system design to connect the plant to the grid.
The interconnection substation includes an integrated switching and control solution based on S&C’s field-proven System VI™ Switchgear. The complete solution eliminates the need for a separate control house in the substation and associated civil works, and use of standardized designs will also reduce engineering and installation costs for the substation.
“The standardized solution we’re providing not only reduces upfront costs, it also helps shorten the timeframe required to engineer and build a renewable energy plant. By getting the plant into service sooner, the owners will realize higher near-term revenues and accelerate returns on investment,” says Dan Girard, director—Business Development, Renewable Energy and Energy Storage, S&C. “We have a proven track record of anticipating and managing risks to the project schedule to ensure in-service dates are met.”