Grimmway Enterprises Inc., the largest carrot grower in the world, is making its carrots green with Conergy USA. The solar experts completed the 230 kilowatt ground-mounted power system, featuring more than 1,000 solar modules, on one of Grimmway’s carrot farms located near Arvin, California. The installation will prevent the release of around 150,000 lbs of harmful CO2 greenhouse gas per year, reduce energy consumption by 40%and reduce the electric bill by 50%. This installation enforces the commitment of PG&E Clean and Green Awardee Grimmway to advance sustainability, conservation and energy efficiency.
Conergy System Services deliver a “Worry-Free Package” for Conergy solar installations. Conergy’s experts not only install on-site turn-key solar projects, but they also manage the planning and financing, project implementation, system monitoring, operation and on-going maintenance of the project for maximum performance. With this comprehensive technology and service package, Conergy offers yield insurance for its installations.
Only Conergy delivers solar energy systems from a single source. As a system manufacturer, Conergy produces all components for a solar installation and offers all services under one roof. With its modules, inverters and mounting systems, the solar expert creates Conergy System Technology, which is efficient and synchronized solar energy systems for private or commercial rooftops, as well as for multi-Megawatt Parks.
“We are very happy to support the green path of Grimmway Enterprises,” says Conergy’s Project Development Manager, David Vincent. “
230 kilowatt ground-mounted power system at Grimmway Enterprises in California “Grimmway avoids the emission of greenhouse gases thanks to the Conergy solar plant. We are both extremely proud and are pleased that both growers and customers will benefit from the greening of Grimmway carrots.” – Conergy Project Development Manager, David VincentNow, Grimmway avoids the emission of greenhouse gases thanks to the Conergy solar plant. We are both extremely proud and are pleased that both growers and customers will benefit from the greening of Grimmway carrots.”
Grimmway was impressed with Conergy’s stringent quality and safety standards, adding that “They are as committed to quality standards and environmental sustainability as we are and that’s one of the reasons we choose Conergy as a partner. We were also very happy with the general contractor, SC Anderson Inc., and due to their professional attitude, attention to detail and expertise, the solar plant was completed on time and now produces clean energy from our beautiful Californian sun.”