Groundbreaking Ceremony Kicks Off Construction of Community Solar Project
Via Jessica Ricks at Prince George’s Sentinel
FORT WASHINGTON — A groundbreaking ceremony for the first large-scale community solar project in Maryland, hosted by project owner Nautilus Solar Energy and their customer acquisition management company Neighborhood Sun on Nov. 30.
“It is extremely important,” said Nautilus CEO Jim Rice. “We’ve done a lot of work on this project, we haven’t done a project in Maryland since 2009 or 2010, and so it’s great as far as this project in the community solar program. This is just the beginning.”
The ceremony took place at the construction site of the project, an unused landfill at the intersection of Palmer Road and Tucker Road, where members of Nautilus and Neighborhood Sun, public officials and current subscribers to the 6.6-megawatt Panorama Community Solar Project gathered. The project is set to open in March 2019 officially. (Read more…)