Escondido, CA.—January 8, 2008—enXco, an EDF EN Company, announces the dedication of the Sun Harvest Solar Project located on the grounds of the Fresno Adventist Academy in Fresno, California. The completed solar array, consisting of 247 kW of ground mounted solar photovoltaic panels, went fully operational earlier last month.
David Kirkpatrick, enXco's Director of New Business Development, stated "We are pleased to be able to bring our global expertise and scale in renewable energy systems to develop a solar facility hosted by Fresno Adventist Academy".
Fresno Adventist Academy's Principal Dan Kittle adds "The Sun Harvest Solar Project provides an outstanding opportunity for our school to make contributions to the health and well-being of this community. This project not only provides for cleaner air for the benefit of our students and community, but also blazes the trail for renewable energy sources by setting an example for schools throughout California in accordance with the Governor's energy policy."
enXco supplied the PV panels from EDF EN's global supply agreement with First Solar. The project represents one of the first installations to utilize First Solar's new thin film technology. enXco financed the project as its long term owner and operator with the Fresno Adventist Academy buying the energy produced over the next 25 years. 3rd Rock Systems & Technologies, Inc. served as general contractor and PG&E provided financial incentives under the California Solar Initiative.
enXco, Inc. (www.enxco.com) an EDF-EN Company (www.edf-energies.nouvelles.com) develops, constructs, operates and manages renewable energy projects throughout the United States. Since 1987, enXco has grown to be a significant owner and developer of wind-energy installations in the United States and one of the largest O & M 3rd party providers for wind farms.
With over 110 years of serving the community, we are fully accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and have current K-8 enrollment of 134, and 76 high school students. Our goal is to communicate the character of Jesus Christ while teaching students to value themselves in the choices they make. The staff is committed to modeling a clear and practical lifestyle, to equip students to grow spiritually in wisdom and integrity, and to contribute by serving others.