CMPD Hickory Grove Goes Solar
CMPD Hickory Grove Division Station Goes Solar
Located in Charlotte, NC, CMPD Hickory Grove Division Station has gone solar! The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department has shown their commitment to energy savings and a cleaner environment.
Hickory Grove had a 76.56 kW DC system installed which is estimated to produce 99,700 kWh / year.
It is also helpful to remember that when you go solar in North Carolina and South Carolina, you qualify for the Duke Rebate. Starting in 2018, the Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress Utility solar rebate has been available to North Carolina businesses for a solar rebate of $0.50 per Watt(ac). This program ends in 2022 and allows those who invest in solar to receive a 26% Federal tax credit for their solar investment. Thanks to this rebate, CMPD-Hickory is estimated to (save/recieve)… ~$54,000.
Looking long-term with this investment, CMPD Hickory is estimated to produce 2,700,000 kWh and reduce their carbon footprint by 2,100 Tons of C02.
They had 176 x SunPower E20-435-COM Modules and 3 x SMA 24000 Inverters installed on QuickMount PV Racking. The overall rooftop installation took 5 days to complete while electrical installation took 10 days to complete.
RBI Solar CP-Tee Cantilevered Canopy w/ Roof Deck
About Renu Energy Solutions
Renu Energy Solutions is a leading full-service solar installer. Local to Charlotte, the company serves North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, and has installed solar for thousands of energy customers since 2010.
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Energy Usage: When we determine energy usage we look at your past electrical bills from over the course of a year to make sure your system isn’t too big or too small.
Your Budget: We take your budget seriously and most importantly, we want you to be satisfied with our services. We take your feedback on how much you want to spend so that we can size your system appropriately.
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