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US Marine Corps installs 1.5 MW solar PV

Baker Electric Solar and Blue Oak Energy has installed 1.5 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) parking shades a Bachelor Enlisted Quarters complex at the US. Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, CA, USA.

By Kari Williamson

The MCAGCC 464,000 ft2 solar project consists of four separate solar array structures, featuring 4680 SunPower E19/318 Solar Panels, which provide shading for two parking areas, an amphitheatre and a recreational park.

To meet naval site-specific requirements, BOE designed custom hardware for the mounting of the solar panels. Employing 3-D modelling, BOE adapted the various solar array configurations throughout the site to preserve the architectural design.

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