Solectria Renewables announces its SGI 300 inverter was chosen for a solar system at the Mazda R&D Center in Irvine, California. The 317 kW system is expected to generate more than 489,684 kWh of solar power annually.
U.S. PV inverter manufacturer Solectria Renewables, LLC announced today that its SGI 300 was chosen for a 317 kW solar system at the Mazda R&D Center in Irvine, California. Mazda worldwide installed the system as part of an environmental initiative to diversify its energy sources.
The PV system was installed by Sun Integration of Sherman Oaks, California, and was financed in part by the federal business energy investment tax credit and the California Solar Initiative rebate. The system uses 1222 Mitsubishi Electric modules and Orion Solar Racking. It’s estimated that the system will generate more than 489,684 kWh of solar power annually.
The clean energy produced over the system’s expected lifespan of 25 years will prevent an estimated 18.6 million pounds of CO2 from entering the atmosphere. This is equivalent to the emissions from burning 19,625 barrels of oil.
“It’s an honor to be chosen for a project by Mitsubishi Electric and for a well-known car manufacturer, such as Mazda,” said John Lavelle, Regional Sales Manager at Solectria Renewables. “We appreciate Mazda’s worldwide environmental initiative and are proud to be a part of this project for their R&D center.”
“Solectria Renewables inverters compliment Mitsubishi Electric modules because both companies are focused on producing high-quality products,” said Gina Heng, Vice President and General Manager of Mitsubishi Electric’s PV Division. “We were pleased to recommend Solectria’s product for the Mazda project, building on our past successful collaborations with the Company.”