Minturn Huller, USA
Canadian Solar 540 kW PV System Installed in San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Facility.
Minturn Huller, an almond huller and sheller cooperative located in Chowchilla, California is repeating the rewards of their 540 kW ground mount solar installation. The agricultural facility serves more than 260 almond growers in the valley and runs almost 24 hours a daty, 7 days a week from mid-August to November. Minturn's photovoltaic system has 2,702 Canadian Solar CS6P-200PE eModules harvesting sunlight and saving the facilities and estimated 20% off their annual electric bill which represents savings of approximately $40,000 per year.
Cenergy Power, one of the leading solar developers specializing in the agricultural sector, designed, engineered, and installed the solar project. Known for their project finance expertise, engineering know-how, and commitment to quality, Cenergy Power has offices throughout Southern California. Cenergy's experience in the agricultural industry makes them a natural partner for Canadian Solar.
As Andrew B. Goldin, Vice President of Operation for Cenergy Power, commented, "Our decision to go with Canadian Solar was driven by the quality and value of their products along with the outstanding service and support of their team."