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Soltage, Republic Services construct 13.5-MW solar project on three Mass. landfill sites

Soltage, Republic Services construct 13.5-MW solar project on three Mass. landfill sites

October 2, 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Republic Services and renewable energy company Soltage sent word of a 13.5 MW project constructed on three former landfill sites, or brownfields, in Massachusetts. Based on preliminary estimates, this project is expected to produce enough electricity to power 1,900 local households. When complete, the project will be comprised of 41,000 solarRead More

Military base landfill in Kentucky capped with 1.9 MW solar array from Suniva

Military base landfill in Kentucky capped with 1.9 MW solar array from Suniva

July 6, 2016 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A capped landfill at the Fort Campbell military base in Kentucky added 1.9-MW solar array, powered by Suniva, which helped turn 10 acres of retired landfill into a clean energy generating solar farm. Solar arrays atop capped landfills are an innovative way to provide power while leveraging brownfield sites. Here are someRead More

WATCH: PSE&G debuts community solar project in N.J. landfill

WATCH: PSE&G debuts community solar project in N.J. landfill

November 9, 2015 at 4:55 pm Comments are Disabled

We here at Solar Builder get excited about the possibilities of community solar. So, if there is news about a new community solar project, we will likely try to run it. This latest story comes from Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) in New Jersey (check out their blog):Read More

A 3-MW New Jersey landfill Project from Solar FlexRack.

Mounting Challenges: Landfills, Brownfields, Water-Saturated Sites

August 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm 2 comments

Landfills Two of the most common types of landfill construction and classification are sanitary (municipal waste) and construction, demolition and debris (CDD) landfills. Sanitary landfills are normally constructed under rigid environmental specifications and standards, including rubber membrane linings for leachate collection, ground water monitoring wells, methane gas monitoring wells andRead More

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GameChange Pour-in-Place system used in 2.5 MW Mass. landfill install

June 4, 2015 at 10:36 am 1 comment

Citizens Energy Chairman Joseph P. Kennedy II, a former Member of Congress, joined with Westfield, Mass., Mayor Daniel Knapik in the ceremonial flipping of a switch in western MA featured in WWLP 22 NEWS. The 2.5 MW Solar Landfill Installation utilized the GameChange Racking Pour-in-Place Ballasted Ground System, and isRead More

 
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