Commercial Solar Case Studies

Project: Manufacturing Plant
Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Live power production statistics
System Size: 1,048 kW (DC), 838/ kW (AC)
Solar Panels: Canadian Solar 3321, 315W 72 cell
Inverters: Solectrica 33, 28PVITL
1st year kWh production: 1,700,000
25 year kWh production: 39,461,000
1st year energy cost savings: $231,000
25 year energy cost savings: $8,060,000
Investment: 3-4 year ROI
Warranties: 25 year panel warranty guaranteeing 80.2% nameplate capacity at day one
Environmental Impact: 1,163 tons of CO2 offset annually

Project: House of Worship
Location: Moreno Valley, CA
Live power production statistics
System Size: 136.2 kW (DC), 78 kW (AC)
Solar Panels: Yingli Solar 428, 310W 72 cell
Inverters: SMA 6, 24TL
1st year kWh production: 1,700,000
25 year kWh production: 39,461,000
1st year energy cost savings: $32,000
25 year energy cost savings: $1,406,000
Solar PPA net cash positive: $12,647
Warranties: 25 year panel warranty guaranteeing 80% nameplate capacity at day one
Environmental Impact: 180 tons of CO2 offset annually

Project: Medical Device Manufacturing Facility
Location: Santa Ana, CA
Live power production statistics
System Size: 187 kW (DC), 168 kW (AC)
Solar Panels: Hyundai Solar 576, 325W 72 cell
Inverters: Solectrica 34, 28PVITL
1st year kWh production: 1,700,000
25 year kWh production: 39,461,000
1st year energy cost savings: $45,865
25 year energy cost savings: $2,140,000
Investment: 3-4 year ROI
Warranties: 25 year panel warranty guaranteeing 80% nameplate capacity at day one
Environmental Impact: 223 tons of CO2 offset annually