The Barnstable Patriot: Sun shines on celebration of solar and wind projects

Edith Shi | Jun 29, 2012
With partners Nexamp and Lumus Construction, the town dedicated its solar and wind turbine projects at the water pollution control facility June 22 in Hyannis.

Those attending the ceremony had a rare opportunity to drive out alongside the solar PV array that numbers nearly 4,000 modules. In the distance, the twin turbines were turning. The panels are designed to produce one million kilowatt hours annually, the turbines 282,100 in total.

Coupled with other energy-use changes at the plant, net energy consumption is expected to drop by 1.2 million kilowatt hours a year.

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