C&I, Solar, Utility Scale

REC Solar & Costco Plan 2.5 MW Solar Installation in California and Hawaii

Costco Wholesale Corp. and REC Solar, a provider of residential and commercial solar electric systems, have entered into an agreement to install a total of 2.5 megawatts of photovoltaics (PV) on four of Costco’s warehouse locations in California and Hawaii.

The ground breaking ceremony this week marks the beginning of REC Solar’s large scale commercial projects with Costco with a 680 kilowatt (kW) solar electric system installation at the Kona, Hawaii Costco warehouse.

The PV system on the Costco warehouse in Kona will be comprised of 3,888 Mitsubishi 175UD4 panels, 2 Xantrex 225S-480-P inverters and 1 Xantrex 100S-480-P inverter.

REC Solar is currently working on several commercial projects for some of the nation’s largest companies, ranging in size from 30 kW to 750 kW.