500kW Installation in Swansea Nears Completion

  One of SDA’s most recent engineering projects (with partial procurement services) is nearing completion. The ground mounted 500kW array is being built in Swansea, MA for Tim Cabral, an electrical contractor local to the area. Cabral secured financing through a local bank with an agreement in which part of…

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Lowell Bus Facility Powered by Solar Electricity

[tabs slidertype=”images”] [imagetab width=”650″ height=”489″]http://solardesign.com/wp-content/uploads/LRTA-Rooftop3.jpg[/imagetab] [imagetab width=”650″ height=”489″]http://solardesign.com/wp-content/uploads/DSC02464.jpg[/imagetab] [imagetab width=”650″ height=”489″]http://solardesign.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_3358.jpg[/imagetab] [/tabs]   The Hale Street Bus Maintenance Facility in Lowell, MA requires a lot of energy to keep the city’s buses operational. The Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA), a municipal organization that runs the facility, partnered with Solar Design…

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Solar Powers Boston Evacuation Route

[tabs slidertype=”images”] [imagetab width=”650″ height=”489″]http://solardesign.com/wp-content/uploads/400-Frontage-Rooftop.jpg[/imagetab] [imagetab width=”650″ height=”489″]http://solardesign.com/wp-content/uploads/400-frontage-rooftop21.jpg[/imagetab] [/tabs]   In collaboration with the City of Boston, Solar Design Associates designed and engineered pole mounted PV installations for four intersections along one of Boston’s emergency evacuation routes. In the event of a power outage during an evacuation of the city,…

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National Grid Power Plant in Revere

[tabs slidertype=”images”] [imagetab width=”650″ height=”433″]http://solardesign.com/wp-content/uploads/National-Grid-Revere-Insights.jpg[/imagetab] [imagetab width=”650″ height=”433″]http://solardesign.com/wp-content/uploads/National-Grid-Revere-2.jpg[/imagetab] [imagetab width=”650″ height=”433″]http://solardesign.com/wp-content/uploads/DSC_0013.jpg[/imagetab] [imagetab width=”650″ height=”433″]http://solardesign.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_3091.jpg[/imagetab] [imagetab width=”650″ height=”433″]http://solardesign.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_3100.jpg[/imagetab] [/tabs]   Solar Design Associates focused on the strategic nature of National Grid’s PV array in Revere from the project’s inception. Because the system is located next to an existing, overloaded substation, PV…

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