New Jersey’s White Rose, Inc.’s building will host one of the largest rooftop solar systems in the U.S.
December 20, 2010 – Solar Power, Inc. (OTCBB:SOPW), announced today that it has entered into a contract to design, engineer, and construct a five-megawatt rooftop system for installation on the expansive White Rose, Inc. distribution warehouse located in Carteret, New Jersey and owned by private equity firm KTR Capital Partners. NuGen Capital Management, LLC (“NuGen”) and KDC Solar LLC, (“KDC Solar”) who have formed a joint venture to own and operate the system, selected Solar Power, Inc. for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the project. In addition to performing as EPC contractor, Solar Power, Inc. will also monitor and service the power plant once completed. The system will feature Solar Power, Inc.’s SkyMount® racking system and the Company’s solar modules.
“This is a significant project for us,” said Steve Kircher, Chairman and CEO of Solar Power, Inc. “The White Rose installation will be one of the largest systems of its type in the nation. More importantly, the project allows us to continue to develop our presence and portfolio in the Northeastern U.S. It also provides our Company the opportunity to showcase the unique talents and abilities we offer – it’s a perfect fit for our products and our system design and construction expertise. We look forward to working with NuGen and KDC Solar as the project commences,” Mr. Kircher concluded.