Goodwill Hinckley Offsite Array – Freeport, ME
By the numbers:
System size: 928.2 kilowatts (2,652 solar panels)
System output: 1,212,189 kilowatt-hours/year
CO₂ reduction: 1,893,883 pounds/year
With 2,652 solar panels, a ground-mounted offsite solar array in Fairfield will now be providing clean, renewable energy to the Town of Freeport, and Freeport Sewer District in Maine. Solar production from the array will offset municipal off-takers’ electric bills at no upfront cost through Net Energy Billing Credits and contribute renewable energy to the grid.
Each year, the array will generate roughly 1,212,189 kilowatt-hours of electricity, offsetting the equivalent of 2 million miles driven in a gas-powered car, and keeping more than 1.8 millions pounds of carbon pollution out of the atmosphere.