Projects

IMG_0800Arvada, CO – 8.4 kW Solar Rooftop Interconnect 

Eagle Solar & Light completed an 8.4 kW photovoltaic (solar) direct interconnect system with Xcel Energy in Arvada, Colorado. It is an east-west module orientation on a 4 bedroom/3 bath residential home. The system consists of 28ea 300 watt LG (300N1C-G4) PV Modules roof mounted on a pre-engineered Snap N Rack aluminum racking system, 28 ea. SolarEdge P300-5 optimizers, a SolarEdge SE7600A non-isolated string inverter, through a direct series interconnect to an Xcel Energy Production meter, then into the 200 amp 120/208 VAC main panel, plus a Zigbee Ethernet real time monitoring gateway. Eagle Solar & Light procured the license from Xcel Energy, purchased and had delivered all solar components to the job site, and provided project management and installation assistance.

imageBirmingham, AL -1.5 kW Solar Rooftop – Interconnect 

Eagle Solar & Light completed a photovoltaic (solar) direct interconnect with Alabama Power Company at the Alabama Environmental Council, a non-profit environmental advocacy organization.  The system consists of 5ea 300 watt LG (300N1CB3) PV Modules mounted on a custom engineering and fabricated aluminum frame extended over the south eve of the building, 5 ea. Enphase M250 micro-inverters, through a direct series interconnect to a 20 amp dipole 120/208 VAC breaker, plus an Enphase Envoy Communications gateway for real time monitoring.

 

rmp-crows-nestBirmingham, AL – .78 kW Solar/LED Lighting-85’ Climbing Tower – Off Grid

Eagle Solar & Light completed a photovoltaic (solar) and LED light installation on the 85’ climbing/zip line tower at Red Mountain Park, a non-profit public park near Birmingham, AL.  The system consists of 3ea 260 watt Hyundai (HIS-M260RG) PV Modules mounted on a custom engineering and fabricated rack system mounted 80’ above the ground, a 48V Outback 200NC AGM, Nano-Carbon battery storage system (178 amp-hours), an Active LED Solar Controller, a Morningstar Controller, 9 ea. Active LED 6 watt public space lights mounted on each level of the indoor circular staircase leading to the top, 1 ea. Active LED 24 watt public space light mounted on the ceiling of the top floor for zip line entry, and 3 ea. Active LED 24 watt spotlights illuminated the tower exterior.  The system includes the advanced LSM (light space manager), ALS (ambient light sensor), multiple motion sensors, that control nightly illumination, programmed for auto shut down in the absence of motion, and instantaneous on with the detection of motion.

imgp1764Mountain Brook, AL – 12 kW Photovoltaic (Solar) Ground Mount Interconnect

Eagle Solar & Light installed the first photovoltaic (solar) ground mount in the City of Mountain Brook in late August.  The system consists of 40ea 300 watt LG (LG300N1C-B3) PV Modules mounted on schedule 40 galvanized pipe on concrete foundations, a SnapNRack aluminum rail mounting system system, a SolarEdge SE10000A 240/208 VAC Inverter, 40 ea SolarEdge P300 DC optimizers, and a SolarEdge Zigbee Ethernet Gateway Kit for real time monitoring. This array is installed 170′ from the residential dwelling, with the Inverter mounted adjacent to the ground mount, minimizing energy losses. The modules are mounted on a 20 degree angle oriented due south with a custom designed water-cooling system that  increases electricity generation by 8%.

 

highlands-ncHighlands, NC – 6 kW Photovoltaic (Solar) Rooftop System

Eagle Solar & Light installed a 6 kW rooftop photovoltaic (solar) system on a 3 bedroom/3 bath residence in Highlands, NC. The Modules are mounted on both a southeast and southwest roof hip orientation at a 40 degree angle. The system consists of 20ea 300 watt LG (LG300N1C-B3) PV Modules mounted on a SnapNRack aluminum rail mounting system system, a SolarEdge SE5000A 240/208 VAC Inverter, 20 ea SolarEdge P300 DC optimizers, and a SolarEdge Zigbee Ethernet Gateway Kit for real time monitoring. This system is a direct interconnect with Duke Energy.

 

 

daystarDay Star Construction-.9 kW Solar Rooftop Interconnect

Eagle Solar & Light completed a photovoltaic (solar) direct interconnect with Alabama Power Company on a commercial building in Avondale.  The system consists of 3ea 300 watt LG (300N1CB3) PV Modules mounted on a custom engineering and fabricated aluminum frame mounted at the top of the wall on the southern portion of the commercial building at a 30 degree angle, 3 ea. Enphase M250 micro-inverters, through a direct series interconnect to a 20 amp dipole 120/208 VAC breaker, plus an Enphase Envoy Communications gateway for real time monitoring.

 

img_9094-recRO Supply, Anniston, AL – 20.4 kW roof-mount interconnect

Eagle Solar and Light installed a photovoltaic (solar) direct interconnect with Alabama Power Company on a commercial building estimated to generate 32,000 kilowatt-hours annually.   System components include 64ea REC Twin Peak, 335 Watt, 72 cell commercial solar modules, mounted on a SnapNRack array on a 180-degree azimuth and 30 degree angle.  The system includes the SolarEdge P700 Optimizers mounted with the solar modules to maximize energy generation, and 2ea SolarEdge SE9000US Inverters wired in parallel, converting the energy to 3 Phase, 208V, alternating current.

 

Jackson County, AL – 3.4 kW, Solar installation – off-grid

Eagle Solar & Light constructed an off-grid photovoltaic (solar) system for a residence in Jackson County, in Northeast Alabama. The system powers the electrical requirements of the cabin, and consists of 10 ea REC Twin Peak, 335 Watt, 72 cell commercial solar modules, mounted on a SnapNRack ground mount array on a 180 degree azimuth and 30 degree angle.  To serve off-grid purposes, the system also includes a Schneider XW-MPPT80-600 Charge Controller, a Schneider XW 6848 Battery Inverter, a Schneider XW Mini Power Distribution Panel, Schneider Conext Battery Monitor, Schneider Automated Generator Start (AGS), and a 48 Volt, 534 amp-hour Outback 200 NC, Nano Carbon Battery System.

 

Sterrett, AL- 1.8 kW Solar/LED lighting – off-grid

Eagle Solar & Light constructed an off-grid photovoltaic (solar) and LED lighting system for a stand-alone structure in rural Shelby County. The system consists of 6 ea. 300 watt SolarWorld PV Modules mounted on schedule 40 galvanized pipe on concrete foundations, a SnapNRack aluminum rail mounting system, a 48V Outback 200NC AGM, Nano-Carbon battery storage system (100 amp-hours), Mid Night Classic 250 solar controller, 8 ea. Active LED 6 watt public space lights, 4 ea. Active LED 24 watt flood lights, 3 ea. 17 watt DC ceiling fans, and Aims power inverter to provide AC power to multiple outlets. The array is oriented due south, installed on a 30 degree angle, and located away from trees and potential shading, for best electricity generation.

 

Birmingham, AL – 14.7 kW ground-mount interconnect

Eagle Solar and Light constructed a grid-connected photovoltaic (solar) system for The Altamont School in Birmingham, Alabama. The system consists of 44ea. REC Twin Peak, 335 Watt, 72 cell commercial solar modules, mounted on schedule 40 galvanized pipe attached to concrete walls on a 180-degree azimuth and 30 degree angle, with a SnapNRack aluminum rail system.  The system includes the SolarEdge P400 and P700  Optimizers mounted with the solar modules to maximize energy generation, and feed into a SolarEdge SE14.400US Inverter, converting the energy to 3 Phase, 208V, alternating current.

 

IMG_9832 Winston County, AL – 6.0 kW, Solar installation – grid-connected

Eagle Solar & Light constructed a grid-connected photovoltaic (solar) system for a residence in Winston County, in Northwest Alabama. The system consists of 18ea. REC Twin Peak, 335 Watt, 72 cell commercial solar modules, mounted on schedule 40 galvanized pipe frame on a 180-degree azimuth and 30 degree angle, with a SnapNRack aluminum rail system.  The system includes the SolarEdge P400  Optimizers mounted with the solar modules to maximize energy generation, and feed into a SolarEdge SE5,000US Inverter, converting the energy to 240V, split-phase alternating current.

 

IMG_0085Birmingham, AL- 1.6 kW Solar – Pergola-mounted, off-grid

Eagle Solar and Light installed an off-grid photovoltaic (solar) system for The Highlands School on a new Pergola creating a new outdoor classroom. This system is the first in the Birmingham area to use modules from Lumos Solar from Boulder, Colorado, who is changing the perception of solar from being an unattractive electrical appliance to functional design elements. 6ea. 260 Watt modules are attached using a LSX frameless module system. The system will use a Midnite Classic 150 MPPT Control, Charge Controller with 48V Outback 200NC AGM, Nano-Carbon battery storage system (178 amp-hours), and an AIMS 5.000 watt 48V pure sine wave power inverter converting the energy to 110V a/c power for usage in the outdoor classroom. A Neurio data logger will also be used to track solar generation and electrical usage.

 

Indian Springs, AL – 6.8 kW Solar installation – interconnect

Eagle Solar & Light constructed a grid-connected photovoltaic (solar) system for a residence in Indian Springs, Shelby County, Alabama. The system consists of 20ea. REC Twin Peak, 340 Watt, 72 cell commercial solar modules, mounted with a SnapNRack aluminum rail system.  The system includes the SolarEdge P400  Optimizers mounted with the solar modules to maximize energy generation, and feed into a SolarEdge SE6,000US Inverter, converting the energy to 240V, split-phase alternating current.

 

Second Attic Storage, Bessemer, AL – 12.2 kW roof-mount interconnect
Eagle Solar and Light is installing a photovoltaic (solar) direct interconnect with TVA through Bessemer Utilities on a commercial building.   System components include 63ea REC Twin Peak, 340 Watt, 72 cell commercial solar modules, mounted on a SnapNRack standing seam roof mount anchors.  The system includes SolarEdge P600 Optimizers mounted with the solar modules to maximize energy generation, and SolarEdge Inverter, converting the energy to single Phase, 208V, alternating current.

 

Under Construction – MAKEbhm, Birmingham, AL – 60.4kW ballasted roof-mount interconnect
Eagle Solar and Light is installing a grid-connected photovoltaic (solar) system for MAKEbhm in Birmingham, Alabama. The system consists of 208ea. REC Twin Peak, 290 Watt, 60 cell solar modules. This is the first ballasted roof-mount for the company using AeroCompact 2 racking and weighted system. The installation includes the SolarEdge P600  Optimizers mounted with the solar modules to maximize energy generation, and feed into SolarEdge SE14.400US and SE9.900US Inverter, converting the energy to 3 Phase, 208V, alternating current. This is the largest single solar installation in the Birmingham area!

 

Under Construction – Indian Springs, AL – 8.2 kW Hybrid-Solar installation
Eagle Solar and Light is installing a hybrid system for a residence in Indian Springs, Shelby County, Alabama, where the system powers a majority of the electrical requirements of the house while the HVAC and stove remain grid-connected. The system consists of 24 ea REC Twin Peak, 340 Watt, 72 cell commercial solar modules, mounted on a SnapNRack roof mount array.  To serve off-grid purposes, the system also includes a Schneider Control system with MPPT Controller Battery Inverter, Mini Power Distribution Panel, and Battery Monitor, and a 48 Volt, 1148 amp-hour Outback AGM Battery System.