Coming to a Landfill Near You
Space is paramount when deciding where to install a solar PV system in our community. Under the Re-Powering initiative, the U.S. EPA is encouraging the use of formerly contaminated land, such as landfills, brownfields and mine sites for development to better utilize open space and generate renewable energy, income, and jobs for the community.
We have developed a specialized non-penetrating ground mounted ballast which is perfect for landfills.
These systems are also ideal for rocky soil conditions, corrosive soils or high water table sites. This is a viable alternative to driven or screwed foundations. The SolWay GM2 requires the least amount of ballasts per MW and has the widest span per ballast while maximizing the number of solar panels. The brings the cost of installation down considerably.
In addition, we have developed solar pumping systems for leachate and soil vapor extraction that tie in seamlessly to the system. Some of our clients include EPA, Amec Geomatrix and Republic Services. Off grid systems utilize the power from the solar pods that are perfect for abandoned mines and rural areas without electricity. There is no need for loud high maintenance generators that run on fossil fuels. With an extensive background in in environmental construction and solar contracting, Sustainable Technologies is capable of performing all facets of your project. We’ll handle permitting, electrical drawings design and engineering. Our staff can provide a cost-saving turn-key solution for your renewable energy project.
Sustainable Technologies is an experienced solar PV designer and installer in Northern California. We have been named Top 500 Contractors by Solar Power World.