Denver Colorado Airport Adding 2 Megawatt Solar System

"WorldWater & Solar Technologies Corp., developer and marketer of proprietary high-power solar systems, today announced it will engineer and construct a 2 Megawatt solar system at Denver International Airport (DIA). MMA Renewable Ventures LLC, a subsidiary of Municipal Mortgage & Equity will finance the installation through a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). WorldWater will begin construction of the project immediately for completion in 2008. MMA Renewable Ventures will own and operate the system under a long-term PPA contract."

"Operated by the City and County of Denver, DIA is the fifth busiest international airport in the U.S. and served nearly 50 million passengers in 2006. WorldWater's photovoltaic system of ground mounted tracking solar arrays will be located at the entrance to the main terminal. It is expected to generate 3.5 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of clean electricity annually."

Via:: Yahoo Finance, "WorldWater & Solar Technologies Corp. to Build 2 Megawatt Solar System at Denver International Airport" Image credit:: Yahoo (digital rendering of solar system design).

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