Biodiesel Collaborative PV Array

(Fall 2006 - Spring 2008)

The REI allocated $17,500 to construct a ten panel, 1.7 kW pole mounted photovoltaic array.  The array is the first grid-tied system for both the University and the local utility, New River Light and Power. This 1.7 kW system was sized to meet 100% of the electrical needs of the University Biodiesel Collaborative project and produces over 2,000 kWh annually.

Location: 161 Ayers Lane Boone NC. On the grounds of ASU Physical Plant complex
Rated Output: 1.7kW

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