Contractor: Ostrow Electrical Company, Inc.
Estimated Project Cost: $4.2 million (partially funded by ARRA, The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act)
Project Estimated Savings: $129,035 annual savings
Estimated Annual kW Production: 1,075,293
Installation of Photovoltaic Solar Systems totaling 896kW at the following facilities: Berkshire Community College, Fitchburg State University, Framingham State University, Greenfield Community College, DEP Mass. Recycling, and Westfield State University.
Construction for the majority of these projects began in the summer/fall of 2010 with the anticipation that all PV installations will be fully commissioned and approved by the end of 2011. Online monitoring systems are available through Deck Monitoring.com. (see table below for links to monitoring systems).
Sanders Hall at Fitchburg State University
McCarthy Student Center & Athletic Center at Framingham State University
Before & After photos of Westfield State University roof PV system
Before & After photos of Berkshire Community College roof PV system
Berkshire Community College roof mounted PV system
In addition to these six (6) western facilities, DCAM has been installing solar PV systems at twelve (12) other facilities across the Commonwealth. This map shows the current DCAM Solar PV Project Sites in Massachusetts.