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Lancaster solar farm will be largest on East Coast

Rick Way - September 10th, 2010

Pennsylvania continues to be a leader in renewable energy. Check out the full article here.


The Lancaster County solar farm approved by East Drumore Township supervisors will be the largest on the East Coast, according to Gov. Rendell, who announced a $1 million grant to make the project possible."

The project, which includes 4,500 solar panels erected on 78 acres of the farm of Gerald and Linda Dreider at Deaver Road and Routh 272, will cost $65 million and produce 15 megawatts of electricity for PPL.

 

 

Standard Grid Tied System

Philadelphia Solar Home

DC energy created by the PV panels runs into the inverter and creats an alternating current (AC). Then AC current is metered prior to heading back into the grid.

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Philadelphia Solar Chart

This chart shows Philadelphia averages 1600 kW-yr.