The Cincinnati Police Department has opened a new location for the District 3 headquarters. The new facility will incorporate a 273 module solar canopy to show the local community’s focus to consume renewable energy. The District 3 police station is a “NetZero” facility, meaning it consumes only energy that is produced on-site. Beyond using less than 50% of the energy required by facilities serving a similar purpose, the station has also received LEED platinum certification. Read the rest of this entry »
The ballpark of the Somerset Patriots is now one of the most environmentally friendly facilities in all of minor league baseball. An initiative of Somerset County to reduce their carbon footprint has shown a continued respect and commitment to all those that live and work in Somerset County, New Jersey. A bi-directional meter was put it on the site, since most of the ballpark’s consumption is used at night, as the panels harvest energy during the day. Consequently, this means the utility meter will spin backwards during the day with the production of power from the modules, and forward at night during baseball games. Read the rest of this entry »
With RBI’s 80+ years of experience in commercial design-build of specialty structures, RBI Solar has become a single-source provider for all aspects of solar racking solutions. With a project based approach, RBI’s solar canopy offering is designed and engineered to create the most cost effective and efficient solution to fit the specific project needs of our customers. Our canopy enhancements can provide complete, reliable protection from the effects of rain, snow, ice and sun, year after year. Read the rest of this entry »
With the solar canopy market continuing to expand in 2016, RBI Solar has established the infrastructure to become a single-source provider for our customers. With solar canopy projects being a collaborative effort, RBI Solar is committed to taking on the responsibility of multiple project deliverables through using our internal resources. Part of RBI Solar’s commitment is to help guide our customers throughout the canopy planning process, beginning at project conception. Solar canopy projects always begin with questions and opportunities. RBI Solar is here to help answer those questions and provide you with solutions to maximize the results of your project. Read the rest of this entry »
One of the fastest growing trends in the photovoltaic market, solar carports are taking the solar industry by storm. Across the US, companies are choosing to tap into power typically lost to blacktop. Here at RBI Solar, we’ve helped big brands, schools, and communities reap the benefits of solar canopies.
So what’s all the fuss about? Here are just a few of the ways a solar PV carport can positively impact your business, organization, or town. Read the rest of this entry »