...Phono Solar sends solar modules to a ton of Target projects
 

Phono Solar is providing PV modules for a ton of Target installs across the country

Phono Solar, a provider of integrated solar solutions, delivered 15 MW of 310 W polycrystalline solar modules to Greenskies Renewable Energy, a Middletown, CT-based turnkey solar energy provider, for the first phase of their Target Corp. solar project portfolio.

Phono Solar delivered 16,031 solar PV modules to 30 Target outlets across the United States, which will result in approximately 20-30 percent energy savings per location. Greenskies has now installed rooftop solar systems at 101 stores to complete the first stage of Target’s solar initiative, and is planning an additional 79 installations for the big-box retailer as part of the second phase of construction, scheduled to be completed by Q2 of 2017.

Phono Solar“Phono Solar has been a very reliable and responsive partner, and their level of service far surpasses most of their competition,” said Allen Sabins, Vice President of Procurement and Technology at Greenskies. “Based on our market research and third party feedback, we were able to draw the simple conclusion that Phono has a superior product in the marketplace, and after working with them on the execution side of several projects, we realized their support group was superior to the marketplace as well.”

RELATED: Tips for planning your next retail PV project 

Phono Solar named Greenskies as one of two U.S. recipients of the company’s 2015 Best Business Partner Award.

“Greenskies was selected for their outstanding communication and flexibility during their nationwide Target store installation project,” said Bob Onofrey, Vice President of Sales for Phono Solar, “Dealing with dozens of stores and contractors in such a short period of time posed logistical challenges but Greenskies did a tremendous job streamlining the projects to keep the installations on-track.”

In recent news, Phono Solar qualified as one of two module manufacturers to have scored top-tier results during a series of module reliability tests commissioned by DNV-GL. Phono Solar’s modules excelled particularly in the areas of potential induced degradation (PID), thermal cycling and mechanical load testing. The DNV-GL PV Module Reliability Scorecard Report allows investors and developers to execute effective procurement strategies to ensure project longevity.

 

Have you checked out our YouTube page?

We have a ton video interviews and additional content on our YouTube page. Recently we debuted Power Forward! -- a collaboration with BayWa r.e. to discuss higher level industry topics as well as best practices / trends for running a solar business today.

Our longer running side project is The Pitch -- in which we have awkward discussions with solar manufacturers and suppliers about their new technology and ideas so that you don't have to. We've discusses everything from residential rail-less deck attaching and home solar financing to large-scale energy storage value stacking and utility-driven new home solar + storage microgrids.

We also post our Project of the Year announcements there! Interviews with this year's winners will be up starting the week of Nov. 8. Head there and subscribe today to stay on top of all this extra stuff.

Tags: , , ,

Comments are closed here.