June 12, 2014
Suniva, Inc., a metro-Atlanta based manufacturer of high-quality, high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, announced that it is powering Florida's first-of-its-kind solar powered water treatment plant.
The city of Coleman, Florida, together with engineering firm, Mittauer and Associates; general contractor, ECO-2000 Inc.; solar installer, JSG Solar; and module manufacturer, Suniva will celebrate the commencement of its solar powered water treatment center with a public ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, June 16th. The ceremony will take place at 1848 Anderson Road, Coleman, Florida 33521.
'The city of Coleman is very fortunate to have such innovative leaders. The talented team applied for and received renewable energy grant money for this energy saving solar power system. This system is the first of its kind in the state, making it a poster child for Florida - one of the sunniest states in our nation,' said Jerry Guthmiller, president, JSG Solar, Inc. 'It was my pleasure working with the City and from my experience working with Suniva, I knew Suniva's high-powered OPTimus modules would be the best fit for this installation.'
'Suniva is proud to be a part of this unique installation in Florida,' said Matt Card, vice president global sales and marketing, Suniva. 'We've seen a real uptick in the amount of solar powered water treatment and waste water treatment facilities. We're happy to see that municipalities of all sizes are recognizing the value of renewable energy. Forward-thinking cities like Coleman are showing all of us how to be responsible citizens - economically and environmentally.'
For more information about Suniva-powered water reclamation facilities, click to view a case study on the 5MW array at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) waste water treatment center in Maryland. Additionally, click to view the recently publicized 1.9MW water reclamation facility in Cary, North Carolina.
Suniva® is the leading American manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) solar cells and high-power solar modules. The company is known for its high-quality products, industry-leading technology, reliability and high power density. Headquartered in metro-Atlanta, GA, Suniva sells its advanced PV cells and modules globally and offers services, design and balance of system solutions.
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