U.S. Air Force Academy 6MW | Colorado Springs, CO
General Contractor:E Light Wind and Solar, Inc.
Engineer:Classic Consulting Engineers & Surveyors
18,888 solar panels were installed on this 30-acre site with a flat tracker system to produce 6 MW DC of renewable energy. Additionally, 9,400 total linear feet of medium and DC voltage cabling were installed underground with precise spacing in the trench through the use of prefabricated components. This system is designed to meet the U.S. Air Force Academy’s stringent engineering design standards. This project was funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.