America: Canadian Solar, ESA Renewables and Zep Solar announced the
completion of 1.26 MW rooftop solar project in New Bern, N.C.
The new project provides clean, renewable solar energy to
100 homes. The project utilizes Canadian Solar’s Zep Compatible PV modules and
Zep Solar’s Zep System III mounting and grounding technology.
The project was built and will be maintained and operated by
“The pairing of reliable and experienced solar partners
such as Canadian Solar, ESA Renewables and Zep Solar will best serve the needs
and solar initiatives of New Bern and its residents,” said Jeffrey
Burkett, President of ESA Renewables.
Zep Solar’s installation system along with Canadian Solar’s
high-performing PV modules and ESA’s solid turnkey solutions helped bring
significant cost savings to the project.
The project is one of the largest in eastern North
Carolina’s local utility territory deploying 5,376 PV modules to cover 177,160
square feet of rooftop expanse.
“We value our long-standing partnership with ESA
Renewables and look forward to teaming with them and Zep Solar on future
installations that will enable consumers to adopt clean renewable energy and
save money through our high-performance modules and Zep Solar’s turnkey,
cost-efficient mounting and grounding technology,” said Alan King, general
manager of Canadian Solar USA.
“The success of Zep Solar’s partnership with ESA and Canadian
Solar on a project of this scale demonstrates the huge potential this product
has to quickly gain significant market share,” said Mike Miskovsky, CEO of
Zep Solar’s suite of mounting and grounding hardware, as
well as other accessories, mate with the Zep Groove incorporated into Zep
Compatible PV modules, reducing balance of system costs and decreasing
Zep Solar already has over 150 MW of business in the
pipeline for the upcoming year and plans to continue working with its partners
to establish the Zep Compatible platform as the USB of Solar.