Very first projects in Oregon's mandated community solar program currently coming online

Apr 6, 2021 08:27 PM ET
  • 4 community solar farms are coming online in Oregon within the Portland General Electric solution area. Each 2.5-MW project is sustained by renewable energy provider Neighborhood Power and also Mana Monitoring.

3 of the projects, online now, are the initial projects appointed in Oregon's state-mandated community solar program.

Daimler Trucks, WorldMark by Wyndham-- Portland Beachfront Park vacation club resort as well as Clackamas County have actually all committed to their renewable energy objectives as preliminary clients. A small number of registrations are still readily available today for small commercial businesses (with energy lots less than 30 kW, such as regulation offices, dining establishments, gas stations, auto cleans as well as others) in addition to low-income property consumers. Visit to register for the Oregon community solar farms.

" Our team believe every person is worthy of the opportunity to take advantage of renewable energy however additionally acknowledge not every home, building, or housing situation allows for the purchase and setup of solar PV," stated Benjamin S. Collinwood, vice president of sales at Neighborhood Power. "Community solar projects similar to this aid contribute to a healthier setting for the entire community, and also Mana Monitoring aids us ensure our solar farms get to peak performance and create the expected returns we can pass on to subscribers."

Running under the Oregon Community Solar Program, this project allows business and also competent low-income property consumers to buy power from neighborhood renewable energies, delivering the advantages of renewable energy credits and reduced power costs. Clients save approximately 5 to 20% on yearly electrical energy expenses.

Neighborhood Power is leveraging the Mana Monitoring Platform to track, report and also handle each farm's manufacturing in one centralized control panel to make certain optimum performance. Mana Monitoring specializes in accumulating solar PV as well as renewable energy website portfolios into a solitary platform, offering enhanced monitoring, structured system maintenance and also automated coverage.

" Real-time monitoring is necessary for managers of community solar projects like Neighborhood Power to optimize system uptime, which ultimately translates into optimum financial savings for clients," stated Zoltan Milaskey, head of state of Mana Monitoring. "Mana Monitoring's platform is utilized on more than 500 MW of power nationally, as well as dealing with other renewable energy experts like Neighborhood Power enables us to bring our mixed experience to Oregon in an effective means."