Williams - Mystic Marine Center

Solar Photovoltaic

 

System Size (kW DC): 17.20

 

Expected Annual Electricity Generation (kWh): 16,581

 

 

 

Maritime Learning Center Stays Course with Solar

The newly constructed James T. Carlton Marine Science Center serves as a laboratory and classroom for college students enrolled in the Williams-Mystic maritime studies program, managed by Williams College of Williamstown, Mass. 

 

Located on the roof of this marine science center at the Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut, the 80-panel, 17.20-kilowatt solar photovoltaic system is supplying approximately 30% of the building’s electrical needs. The PV system was installed by Alteris Renewables.    

 

Environmental Benefits

 

Annual Emissions Avoided (lbs.) *

 

CO2 CO NOX SO2
 18,405  15  9  35

 

 

The energy produced by this system is equivalent to:

 

The needs
of 2 homes

Removing the
emissions for 2 cars

Planting 3 acres of trees

 

 

Additional Information

 

Williams - Mystic Marine Center

75 Greenmanville Avenue

Stonington, CT 06355

 

 

William Parent

860-415-2050

bill.parent@mysticseaport.org

 

 

Are tours of this facility available? Yes

 

Contact: Bill.Parent@mysticseaport.org

 

System installed by:

 

Alteris Renewables

www.alterisinc.com

 

 

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* Learn about how we calculate avoided emissions here