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Solar for All: How to incentivize community solar projects to benefit low-, middle-income customers

November 28, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Community solar has taken off within the renewable energy development leagues, melding the interests of residential and commercial or industrial customers, as well as the local utilities. While the inclusion of low- and middle-income (LMI) residential customers are widely enabled by state legislation on community solar, specific carve-outs or percentageRead More

Pile Problems: How Landwehr mounted 10-MW of community solar after 80 percent pile refusal

Pile Problems: How Landwehr mounted 10-MW of community solar after 80 percent pile refusal

November 27, 2017 at 11:51 am 0 comments

The team at Landwehr Construction encountered one of its toughest community solar installs in Eastern Minnesota thanks to 25-plus ft of weathered sandstone underneath 18-in. of top soil. Landwehr Construction started pounding pile on the larger of the two sites but had a refusal rate of about 80 percent onRead More

Driving pile in Minnesota: How Landwehr handles longer than normal piles up north

Driving pile in Minnesota: How Landwehr handles longer than normal piles up north

December 12, 2016 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

Large-scale solar projects are becoming more common in Minnesota, and as you might expect, installation of these projects requires a different approach than large-scale projects in those popular desert climates. An example would be a new 5 MW AC Project south of the Twin Cities. On approximately 20 acres, twoRead More

Hammer Time: What to look for in your next pile-driving machine

Hammer Time: What to look for in your next pile-driving machine

May 27, 2016 at 8:00 am 2 comments

Before driving your piles into the ground, you have one huge decision that could be the key to delivering the project on time, on budget and possibly at a reduced cost: What machine will be driving those piles? The brute force of a hammer might not be the one-size-fits-all toolRead More