PSEG Solar Source today announced that completion of the PSEG Essex Solar Energy Center. The facility is located roughly four miles northeast of Burlington, Vermont, and has a capacity of 3.6 MW-dc. The solar farm was developed and constructed by juwi solar Inc. It has a 25-year power purchase agreement with Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., as part of the Vermont Sustainably Priced Energy Enterprise Development program.
"PSEG is pleased to announce this latest addition to our utility scale solar fleet and are working diligently to continue to grow the business with great partners like JSI," said Diana Drysdale, president of PSEG Solar Source.
JSI was the project's engineering, procurement and construction contractor. It will operate the facility for PSEG Solar Source. The facility will feature approximately 12,000 solar photovoltaic panels on a fixed-tilt racking system.
"JSI is excited to have completed its first solar project in the state of Vermont," said Michael Martin, president of JSI. "The project has been designed and built to accompany the surrounding agricultural landscape and will provide clean energy for Vermont for years to come."