RBI Solar Partnered with Conti on PSE&G Landfill Solar Project
RBI Solar has supplied the racking for the 11.18MW-dc Kinsley Solar Farm in Deptford, New Jersey. A total of 3,495 pre-cast ballast blocks were used to pre-assemble the racking before shipping to the job site.
Cincinnati, OH February 20, 2015
RBI Solar has supplied the racking for the 11.18MW-dc Kinsley Solar Farm in Deptford, New Jersey. The solar farm is part of Public Service Electric and Gas Company's (PSE&G's) Solar 4 All™ program and covers 32 acres of the closed Kinsley Landfill. Conti Enterprise was the EPC for this landfill project. RBI's in-house team of engineers worked with Conti to custom design a non-penetrating landfill racking solution that not only meets the wind and snow loading but also matched the financial requirements of the project.
Matthew Skidmore, Vice President at Conti, commented, "We continue to find success in the industry partnering with sophisticated solar developers, solar asset owners and electrical utilities to design and build large scale projects, and were very excited to again work with RBI on this opportunity. RBI's team provided exceptional support throughout the project and their racking solution for brownfields/landfills when ground penetration is not feasible allowed for an exceptionally efficient installation by our field crews."
RBI's new innovative and improved ballasted landfill racking was used to mount 36,841 Canadian Solar 300 Wp modules. A total of 3,495 pre-cast ballast blocks were used to pre-assemble the racking before shipping to the job site. RBI offers pre-assembly options to reduce the total project cost and ensure the quality control during installation. On certain projects, pre-assembly options can reduce the installation time as well.
"RBI landfill racking is designed to work with landfill contours and can be used with all module types. RBI landfill racking is tested by ETL to UL 2703 standards and is approved by Wiley to be used with its bonding and grounding solutions", states RBI's Sales Manager Pat Hudepohl.
About RBI Solar
RBI Solar, Inc. is the leading turn-key supplier of solar mounting systems. As a specialist in ground mount, roof mount, landfill solar, and custom designed specialty solar structures, RBI Solar focuses on providing best-in-class racking systems, installation services and project management capabilities to serve owners and integrators. RBI Solar has engineers on staff licensed in all 50 states and offers complete design, hi-tech manufacturing, nationwide installation, and technical support to help solve the toughest challenges in the industry. Leveraging more than 80 years of experience in the commercial design-build specialty structures market, RBI Solar works with its clients to identify the most economical, durable and robust solution for solar installations. Visit http://www.rbisolar.com for more information.
The Conti Group is a global developer and builder of capital asset projects. The firm delivers infrastructure development and facilities across the United States and internationally. Based in Edison, New Jersey, and founded in 1906, Conti operates in the Energy, Environmental, Industrial and Infrastructure markets for the public and private sectors. The company is well known for its entrepreneurial focus, client responsiveness and top caliber people, earning dozens of awards for project excellence, safety performance and as a best place to work. For more information, please visit the website at http://www.conticorp.com.
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