DelSolar Development USA, a subsidiary of DelSolar Co. Ltd., completed a 1.15 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project for U.S. Foodservice in La Mirada, CA, which is currently the largest in a series of similar projects for the broadline food distributor.
DelSolar Completes Largest Solar Installation at
Fremont, Calif., July 13, 2011 – DelSolar Development USA, a subsidiary of DelSolar Co. Ltd., completed a 1.15 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project for U.S. Foodservice in La Mirada, CA, which is currently the largest in a series of similar projects for the broadline food distributor.
The solar system installed at U.S. Foodservice-Los Angeles, which was co-developed with SunExpress, utilized 4,998 pieces of DelSolar's D6P230A3E multi-crystalline 230Wp PV module. It included a 1,124 kW rooftop section, and two canopies of 16 kW and 10kW, which will together generate approximately 1,656,774 kWh/year, equivalent to the annual energy consumption of about 150 U.S. homes.
"U.S. Foodservice is committed to ensuring our company, products, services and partnerships make a credible, honest and robust contribution towards creating a sustainable economy," said Gene Steffes, division president, U.S. Foodservice-Los Angeles. "We are safeguarding the environment, minimizing waste, conserving resources, recycling materials and providing customers with environmentally preferable products. The solar panel installation is both good for business and the right thing to do."
U.S. Foodservice is one of America's leading foodservice distributors, providing the finest quality food and related products to more than 250,000 customers, including independent restaurants, government operations, healthcare and hospitality entities, educational institutions and prominent multi-unit restaurant companies.
Stephen Torres, Director of DelSolar Development USA added, "This is the largest PV Solar turn-key solution that DelSolar has completed in the North America, and the largest solar installation at any U.S. Foodservice facility.
DelSolar continues to demonstrate its turn-key capabilities in large commercial and utility-scale projects, as well as the advantages of its vertically integrated solution model."
The project was partially funded thru the California Solar Initiative (CSI) incentive program. The La Mirada project created over 50 jobs in construction and installation related services, helping to foster the recovery of local economy.
For additional information regarding DelSolar's product and services offerings, please contact Mr. Aris Yi at 1-510-668-5581.
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About DelSolar Co., Ltd.:
Founded in 2004 in the Hsinchu Science Park in Taiwan, DelSolar is dedicated to the research, development, and production of high-quality solar cells, modules, and PV systems. The company strives to become the world's leading solar supplier through continuous innovation, outstanding production processes, high yield rates, and world-class product efficiency.
DelSolar was established as a joint venture of Delta Electronics, Inc., and the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), a renowned technology development organization in Taiwan. Delta is the world's number one provider of switching power supplies. It also holds a leading position in the fields of automation, networking, and renewable energy. Under its leadership, DelSolar is committed to providing clean and effective solar energy for a sustainable world.
For further information, please see the company's web site at: http://www.delsolarpv.com, or contact:
Ms. Austin Chiu
Director, Legal, IP & IKM
Tel: 886-3-578-1999 ext. 8820