Great Neck WPCD, Wastewater Treatment Plant Solar Photovoltaic System

Posted on July 1, 2015

Client: Great Neck Water Pollution Control District
Location: Town of North Hempstead, New York
Project Type: Wastewater Treatment Plant Solar Photovoltaic System
Project Period: 2011

Project Description

Project Tasks
The project consisted of a 10.56 kw solar photovoltaic system on the roof of the existing  Effluent Building. A roof-mounted support racking system was designed for the solar panels. D&B performed an evaluation of the buildings on-site to determine those suitable for the solar installation.

D&B’s performed design services for this project including:

  • Structural evaluation of the ability of existing Plant buildings to support the solar panels.
  • Structural reinforcement of the Effluent Building.
  • Electrical layout and design.
  • Shading analysis.
  • Connection of real-time solar power output to Plant SCADA system
  • Construction cost estimate

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