Shaw Brothers Construction- Gorham, ME
By the numbers:
System size: 3,203 kilowatts (9,152 solar panels)
System output: 4,176,510 kilowatt-hours/year
CO₂ reduction: 6,525,285 pounds/year
A 3.2 megawatt solar array will now be providing clean, local power to Shaw Brothers Construction in Gorham, Maine. Built on a reclaimed gravel pit, the array will provide enough electricity to power all of Shaw brother’s energy needs, including electric crushing plants.
In addition, their offices are outfitted with LED lighting to further reduce energy usage and carbon footprint. Each year, the solar array will generate upwards of 4,000 megawatt-hours of electricity, offsetting the equivalent of over 7.4 million miles driven in a gas-powered car.