North America’s largest provider of solar mounting structures for residential, commercial, and utility solar power systems, Unirac, has been awarded a contract by Bechtel Power Corporation to supply the ground mount system for the 110-MW AC Catalina Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Project in Kern County in Southern California, one of the largest photovoltaic ground mount installations in North America.
The project will cover 1,100 acres and produce enough energy to power approximately 35,000 home. It is scheduled to be completed by 2013.
“We are excited to work with Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction, on this important landmark project,” said Peter Lorenz, CEO, Unirac. “Unirac has long been a leader in the residential and commercial markets. This award demonstrates that we have become the partner of choice for large, complex utility projects.”
“Close collaboration with our customers, superior engineering, and a commitment to execution allow us to reduce the total installed cost of utility projects,” said Tony Borck, Senior Director for Commercial and Utility Group, Unirac. “Our team will ensure delivery over a three month period on a just in time and at the right time basis as demanded by our customer’s schedule.”