NJR Clean Energy Ventures (CEV), the renewable energy subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, and New Jersey American Water, the state’s largest water and wastewater utility firm, just lately celebrated their collaboration on North America’s largest floating solar array.
Located on a reservoir at New Jersey American Water’s Canoe Brook Water Treatment Plant, in Millburn, the challenge makes use of an revolutionary floating racking system with 16,510 solar panels.
The 8.9 MW solar facility is predicted to offer roughly 95% of the water therapy plant’s annual power wants via a power buy settlement with CEV.
The plant produces 14 million gallons of ingesting water per day and serves 84,000 prospects.
The Canoe Brook challenge was developed by Solar Renewable Energy LLC (SRE) and is the second floating solar challenge in CEV’s portfolio. The first is a 4.4 MW array situated in Sayreville, New Jersey, additionally developed by SRE.