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Sandy Mush Detention Facility Photovoltaic

OwnerCounty of Merced
LocationJackson, CA
Scope of Work1.4 MW
Schedule20 Months
General ContractorSiemens Building Technologies
EngineerBlue Oak Energy

Project Summary

Collins Electrical Company, Inc. is pleased to have partnered together with Siemens Building Technologies to provide a Balance of System installation for the 1.4 MW Sandy Mush Detention Facility PV project located at the Sandy Mush Detention Center in Merced CA. The 1.4 MW ground mount array contained a 901 KW DC system feeding the Adult Detention Facility as well as a 499KW DC system feeding the Juvenile Detention Facility. Combined, a total of (6,274) 220w/225w REC panels were installed. The project design was comprised of a Bi-Polar system consisting of (2) Advanced Energy 500KW inverters and (1) 333KW inverter, 1200’ Medium Voltage AC run, installation of Medium Voltage transformers, 480 v distribution gear and customer interconnection.