Mountain/Service Distributors Goes Solar in NY
Mountain/Service Distributors based in South Fallsburg NY, partnered with EnterSolar to install a 380 kilowatt (kW) roof-mounted commercial solar photovoltaic system on its 40,000 s.f. distribution facility. The Company is a full service Distributorship of convenience products and focuses on growing their clients businesses and profitability.
Solar Photovoltaic System Specifications
The solar photovoltaic system has a total capacity of 380 kW DC, comprising 1,486 individual 245 watt modules, 12 string inverters, a non-penetrating mounting solution, and a string-level data monitoring system with an integrated commercial weather station.
The system will produce over 410,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually, which is projected to save $25,000 in electricity costs every year and reduce the Company’s carbon footprint by over 250 metric tons of CO2. This is equivalent to removing 57 passenger vehicles from the road each year, placing Mountain/ Service Distributors as a Sustainability leader in their Industry.
Significant Environmental and Financial Returns
This project takes advantage of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s (NYSERDA) NY Sun Competitive PV program, which provides incentives to businesses that install solar energy systems.
EnterSolar’s expertise in optimizing system design, combined with the available Federal and New York State Solar Incentives, along with the MACRS depreciation treatment, yielded Mountain/Service Distributors a rapid payback period and a lucrative long-term internal rate of return.