Unitarian Universalist Church of the Upper Valley

Unitarian Universalist Church of the Upper Valley Solar PV

Project Summary

Unitarian Universalist Church of the Upper Valley Solar PVThe Unitarian Universalist Church of the Upper Valley in Norwich already had electric power donated from a working solar system when it decided to mount another on the rooftop. One of the factors in the decision was that its new building had beautiful south-facing roofs, and people thought it would be a shame to let it go to waste. The new system is a community solar array, with church members participating in net metering.

This system has 45 solar panels, each of 350 watts, providing a total power of 15.75 kW DC. It includes 45 SolarEdge P400 Optimizers and a SolarEdge HD Wave SE11400H-US inverter. The racking is IronRidge XR-100, using EcoFasten QuikFoot attachments.

The UUCUV system was completed in 2018. Its members blessed the panels on Sunday, December 30th.

UUCUV’s website is uucuv.org.

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Production Statistics

Production Estimate:

42,500 kWh / Year 1 (calculated)

Savings:

  • Estimated CO2e avoided over 25-years of system operation: 913,873 CO2
  • Equivalent to carbon emissions from burning:179 tons of coal, or 964 barrels of oil, or 46,472 gallons of gasoline.
Unitarian Universalist Church of the Upper Valley Solar PV
2019-08-22T12:20:29-04:00