Many Forks Farm of Clarksburg MA has been awarded a grant under the Massachusetts Dept. Of Agricultural Resources ( MDAR) Ag Energy program to help defray the cost of a stand alone solar electric system with advanced storage batteries designed by BPVS. The unique system will provide reliable power for the farm’s greenhouse ventilation needs, power tools and lighting as well as occasional irrigation pumping.
Many Forks farm is a Community Supported Agriculture Farm founded and worked by Sharon Wyrrick. The MDAR Ag Energy Program has limited funds and is highly competitive. Awards are made based on need , technical excellence and likelihood of project completion.
BPVS will install the system in the Spring of 2015. Our firm will celebrate its 30th year of continuous operation in May 2015. BPVS is one of the few firms in the nation with the certifications and experience to field complex PV systems with storage batteries for: stand alone projects like that at Many Forks Farm , for homes and businesses where bi modal stand by operation automatically provides reliable electricity when the grid goes out with grid interaction for net metering during normal grid operations. And BPVS has pioneered the design of and installs “dedicated load” PV systems with storage for customers who wish to match reduced utility electricity costs with enhanced reliability and power quality.
Posted By: cdk . (2014-11-12