Installation Specifics

 
Installation Type
Municipal
Installation Completed
November 2016
Number/Type of Panels
176 SolarWorld 285-watt solar panels
Install Specs
10° facing South East
Size/Type of Inverter
3 SolarEdge 14.4kW Inverters plus 88 P600 Optimizers
Installer
SolarYpsi Volunteers and SUR Energy
Rated Output
50160 W
Contact
Ypsilanti Fire Chief
 

Images

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The lower array

The lower array

Obstacles on the roof

Obstacles on the roof

Obstacles on the roof

Obstacles on the roof

Obstacles on the roof

Obstacles on the roof

Paula taking notes

Paula taking notes

Obstacles on the upper roof

Obstacles on the upper roof

Obstacles on the upper roof

Obstacles on the upper roof

Three inverters ready to be wired

Three inverters ready to be wired

Where the solar power connects to the building

Where the solar power connects to the building

Delivery of the racking and optimizers

Delivery of the racking and optimizers

Delivery of the solar panels

Delivery of the solar panels

Delivery of the solar panels

Delivery of the solar panels

Racking and optimizers ready for the roof

Racking and optimizers ready for the roof

Pallet of solarworld 285-watt panels

Pallet of solarworld 285-watt panels

Unloading the solar panels

Unloading the solar panels

Time lapse camer from tower

Time lapse camer from tower

Panels on the roof ready to install

Panels on the roof ready to install

Panels on the roof ready to install

Panels on the roof ready to install

Racking parts

Racking parts

UniRac clips for solar panels

UniRac clips for solar panels

Some assembly required

Some assembly required

A short test section of the racking and panels

A short test section of the racking and panels

Clip holding the solar panel

Clip holding the solar panel

Assembling rack, four clips per basket

Assembling rack, four clips per basket

Another test section of racking and panels

Another test section of racking and panels

Assembling 232 baskets, each with 4 clips

Assembling 232 baskets, each with 4 clips

The first row in place

The first row in place

The first row in place

The first row in place

Cutting rubble pads for under the baskets

Cutting rubble pads for under the baskets

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Tired volunteer done for the day

Tired volunteer done for the day

Solar contractor watching over the installation

Solar contractor watching over the installation

The lower roof array

The lower roof array

The lower roof array

The lower roof array

The lower array looking South

The lower array looking South

The upper array looking North East

The upper array looking North East

The upper array looking North East

The upper array looking North East

The lower array

The lower array

The lower array

The lower array

The lower array

The lower array

Assembling the racking

Assembling the racking

Assembling the racking

Assembling the racking

Assembling the racking

Assembling the racking

Assembling the racking

Assembling the racking

Assembling the racking

Assembling the racking

Assembling the racking

Assembling the racking

Assembling the racking

Assembling the racking

Panels not visible from the front of the building

Panels not visible from the front of the building

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the upper roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Assembling the rack on the lower roof

Ypsilanti Fire Station

Ypsilanti Fire Station

View from the ground

View from the ground

Conduit runs between rows

Conduit runs between rows

Conduit run to upper roof

Conduit run to upper roof

Inverters, combiner box, and meter socket

Inverters, combiner box, and meter socket