California, United States [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] Solar Power Partners, Inc (SPP), a nationwide developer of distributed commercial solar energy facilities, announced that it has completed development for a portfolio of 15 distributed solar PV projects with an installed value exceeding US $35 million and representing a diverse spectrum of commercial solar facilities.
The 15 facilities together make up 5.1 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy generating assets that will sell electricity to the host customers under commercial PPAs. The projects include 8 rooftop systems for one of the largest grocery store chains in America, a 2 MW single-axis tracking ground-mount system for a California airport, a 400 kilowatt (kW) fixed groundmount system for a county juvenile detention center, and systems serving a boutique winery, a series of walnut processing facilities, a northern California water district and the headquarters of a major Central Valley religious organization.
All 15 projects are expected to be completed and fully operational by end of June 2008. SPP teamed with Suntechnics Energy Systems, Borrego Solar, Premier Power, Advance Solar, World Water and Solar, Solar Power Inc. and 3rd Rock Technologies in the development of these facilities.