Madison company to build largest solar facility in the Northeastern U.S.
From a news release issued by RMT, a Madison, Wisconsin company:
Madison, Wisconsin – 10.28.2010 – RMT, Inc. (RMT), a leading renewable energy engineering and construction company, has contracted with Pilesgrove Solar LLC to construct the largest solar energy facility in the Northeastern U.S. RMT has commenced construction on the 18 MWac facility located in Pilesgrove, NJ.
Pilesgrove Solar LLC is a joint venture between Panda Power Funds and Con Edison Development. Panda Power Funds is responsible for managing development, engineering and construction of the solar project.
“We partnered with RMT on this project because they have successfully designed and constructed dozens of utility-scale renewable energy facilities across the U.S.,” explains Todd Carter, President and Senior Partner of Panda Power Funds. “We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship with RMT . . . .”
RMT is responsible for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of the civil infrastructure, solar modules and racking system, DC and AC electrical systems, SCADA system, and meteorological system. The project entails installation of over 71,000 photovoltaic solar modules. RMT also provided preliminary engineering and permitting support for the project.