Gloucester Township, New Jersey - 3.7 MW Solar Project:Situated on a closed landfill, this fixed tilt, ballasted solar PV project, co-developed by Project Navigator, Ltd. (CA) & Marina Energy, LLC, began operating at the end of 2016. AC Power assisted the developers overcome a complex and extensive project development period that entailed transferring ownership of the landfill, numerous permitting approvals with the Department of Environment and Board of Public Utilities and contracting with the landfill owner and ultimate owner of the project. The solar electricity is sold to the local grid and is capable of generating over 3 million kilowatt hours per year of renewable electricity.
Delanco Township, New Jersey - 7 MW Solar Project:Currently under construction, this project is situated on a landfill that has not been operational since the 1980’s but was not properly closed with the NJ Department of Environment. In order to construct a solar project on the landfill, AC Power secures a Closure Approval that includes solar as the long-term use. The project will be built in phases, and the initial 1.6 MW will sell power to a refrigeration company adjacent to the site through a long-term power purchase agreement. The initial phase is expected to reach commercial operation in early 2019.
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey - 3 MW+ Solar Project:This project is currently under development and will install a solar facility on a properly closed landfill. Due to its location in the NJ Pinelands it requires extensive project approvals and environmental due diligence. This project has applied for SRECs under subsection t and is evaluating eligibility for the new NJ Community Solar program. It is expected to start construction in 2019.
Aero Haven Solar, Evesham, NJ – 6.5 MW Solar Project:After extensive evaluation with Owens Corning and their long time O+M partner, Paragon Resource Management, AC Power and Paragon entered into a long-term lease agreement in 2018 with Owens Corning to develop, own and operate a solar facility on their properly closed landfill. The project is an excellent candidate for either SRECs under subsection t or inclusion in the Community Solar Program. The project is currently undergoing permitting and zoning. It is expected to be shovel ready in late 2019.
Pettinos Solar, Winslow, NJ – 1.6 MW Solar Project:Similar to the Aero Haven project, Owens Corning has executed a long-term lease agreement with AC Power and Paragon to develop a solar facility on a small closed landfill in Winslow Township. The project is currently being permitted and securing various zoning approvals. It is expected to be shovel ready in late 2019.
Hopatcong, NJ – 3 MW Solar Project:AC Power, in partnership with Citrine Power, is developing a project with the Borough of Hopatcong to install a solar project on their municipal landfill. The project is currently being studied for interconnection and is securing permits and approvals. It is expected to be shovel ready in late 2019.