Small Businesses

SMALL BUSINESSES

Financial Benefits = High Rate of Return on Investment (ROI)

  • 30% Federal Tax Credit (no cap)
  • VT state rebate on systems 30 kW and smaller
  • Depreciation
  •  7.2% Vermont Corporate Tax Credit
  • Vermont Solar adder (Your utility company pays you!)
  • Vermont Net Metering
Bissel's Fine Woodworking 10kW tracker system
Richard Bissell Fine Woodworking – 10kW tracker system
Richard Bissell Fine Woodworking’s Solar PV System is a 10kW system made up of 40 REC 250 watt panels, 2 SMA 6000 Maximum Power Tracking Inverters,  2 AllSun series 20 Dual-Axis Trackers, and 1 AllSun monitoring system.
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Sojourns Community Health Clinic – 22KW tracker system
Sojourns Community Health Clinic’s Solar PV System is a 22kW system made up of 96 Astroenergy 230 watt panels, 4 Sunny Boy 6000 Maximum Power Tracking Inverters, 4 AllSun series 24 Dual Axis Tracker Module Mounting Systems, and 4 Screw-in or Pre-cast mounting base units.
Maryann's Bookkeeping Service
Maryann’s Bookkeeping Service 7.42kW Flushed Roof Mount
Maryann’s Bookkeeping Service’s Solar PV System is a 7.42kW system made up of 28 Solar World 265 watt panels, 1 engineered flush mounted module racking system, 28 Enphase M215 Maximum Power Point Tracker Inverters, and 1 Enphase monitoring System.
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Live Wire Farm, Jacksonville, VT  5.64kW Fixed Ground Mount
Live Wire Farm’s Solar PV System is a 5.64kW system made up of 34 REC 235 watt panels, 1 Sunny Boy 6000 Maximum Power Tracking Inverter, 1 engineered fixed ground module mounting system, and one SMA Webbox.
Abenaque-Car-Wash, Westminster Station, VTAbenaque Car Wash, Westminster Station, VT The Abenaque Car Wash system is 20 Solene Corona SLCO – 32 Glazed Flat Plate Collectors with a rated capacity of 34,500 Btus/day.  The storage tank is approximately 1,000 gallons, insulated to R-50; constructed of SIP’s, additional rigid XPS foam board and aluminum angle iron.  Bladder constructed of folded (unseamed) EPDM rubber, divider insulated to R-40, wrapped with EPDM rubber (unseamed).  Chambers at approximately 400 gallons and 600 gallons capacity.Pumps: Solar Loop – Grundfos 26-99 Bronze, 3 speed, Space Heating – Grundfos 15-58 Cast Iron, 3 speed, DHW Recirculation – Grundfos 15-55 SFC, 3 speed.The controls consist of the following:  SolarLoop: (Resol DeltaSOL Bs Plus, Johnson Control A419, and Sensor Switching Relay);  Heating Distribution:  (TACO 501 and Johnson Control A419);  Temporary Monitoring:  (Resol DL2 Datalogger)Insulation:  All solar lines have been insulated with R-7 Urethane insulation.  All heating pipes have been insulated with ½” wall rubber insulation.
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High Meadow Farm, Brattleboro, VT

High Meadow Farm’s system is a 21.38 kW Photovoltaic roof mount array made up of 91 REC 235 watt Photovoltaic panels.  Mounted with a Uni-Rac Solar Mount module mounting system. The DC power is converted to AC power with 1 Sunny Boy 10000 and 2 Sunnyboy 6000 Maximum Power Point Tracking Inverters.

  

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Windham Coach and Carriage
Windham Coach and Carriage’s system is a 13.72 kW Photovoltaic roof mount array made up of 56 REC 240 watt Photovoltaic panels mounted on an engineered flush module mounting system.  The DC power is converted to AC power with  56 Enphase M215-60-2LL-S23 MPPT Inverters.  The system in monitored online with an Enphase Envoy Web Based Monitoring system.

 

This system powers the Business Windham Coach and Carriage 100% and a portion of the owners residence at an off site location.  This is done through Net Group Metering.

Mocha-Joes
Mocha Joes, West Brattleboro, VT
Mocha Joes has a 11.28 kW Photovoltaic Tracker system made up of 48 REC 235 watt Photovoltaic panels mounted on 2 engineered AllSun Series 24 Dual Axis Trackers.  The DC power is converted to AC power with 2 Sunnyboy 6000 Maximum Power Point Tracking Inverters.  The system is monitored using an 2 AllSun Monitoring System.

This system is located at the owners home in in West Brattleboro, VT.  The business resides in down town, Brattleboro, VT.  This is done through Net Group Metering.

 

 

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Meadows Bee Farm, Windham, VT
The Meadow Bee Farm’s Solar PV System is a 12kW system made up of 48 REC 245 watt panels, 2 SMA 6000 Maximum Power Tracking Inverters, and one SMA monitoring system.  The Solar Hot Water System is a 75 BTU system made up of 2 X=Schuco Advance Collectors, 1 Schuco 75-1E Solar Domestic Hot Water Tank, and 1 Schuco Solar Pump.