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With over 630MWs of renewable projects completed, The Ryan Company, Inc. (Ryan), provides turnkey Engineer/Procure/Construct (EPC) solutions to the renewable generation industries, encompassing solar, wind, energy storage, microgrid and substation solutions. We offer a full menu of project management, planning, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, and maintenance capabilities to respond to the needs of our customers in the power generation market. This gives our clients flexibility of choosing a single service or full EPC services. Utilizing our extensive experience in the power and energy sector, Ryan is a leader in the renewable energy industry by exceeding client expectations and maximizing efficiencies throughout the duration of the project. In addition, we support clients with development efforts in order to conserve both time and cost. As a firm that is forward in the fast evolving renewable energy industry, The Ryan Company, Inc. is your most efficient, environmentally responsible, and dedicated team of choice.

Project Information:

Alpaugh & Alpaugh North: 92.6MWDC

Alpaugh & Alpaugh North 92.6MWDC

These 2 Projects cover more than 650 acres and produce enough power to serve roughly 58,000 homes.

Full engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of both projects, with installation of The Ryan Company, Inc. provided modules. These 2 projects covered more than 650 acres and totalled 92.6 MWDC. Location: Tulare Valley, California. Completed in 9 months: April 2012 to January 2013.

These two projects, covering more than 650 acres were acquired by Consolidated Edison Development. Upon completion the two sites together are now producing enough power to serve roughly 58,000 homes in Tulare County, California. All he power generated by this facility is being sold to PG&E under a 25 year PPA.

The Ryan Company’s responsibilities comprised full engineering and construction of the entire system including procurement of electrical equipment and structural supports and preparation of the site including management of all the project grading and trenching. Ryan also installed the support structures, modules racking system modules, inverters, DC wiring, power cables, with the associated collection equipment and all electrical systems for the entire project involving module connections and inverter installation. The Ryan team designed and optimized the project processes, installation and the 34.5-115kV substation interconnect.

Project Overview

  • ATI’s ground-mount single-axis tracking support structure on impact-driven steel piers
  • Completed in 9 months: April 2012 to January 2013
  • Trina 280W, 285W, & 290W; and Canadian Solar 280W & 285W polycrystalline modules
  • Emerson 1.25 MW inverters
  • Constructed for GCL Solar Energy, then acquired by Consolidated Edison Development
  • All power sold to Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Located in Tulare Valley, California
  • Quanta Subsidiaries involved:
    - Dashiell Corporation
    - Manuel Brothers
    - PAR Electric Company

Scope of Services

  • Full engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of entire system, with installation of The Ryan Company, Inc. provided modules
  • Preparation of site – management of all project grading, trenching and fencing
  • Installation of the support structures and module racking system
  • Installation of the modules, inverters, DC wiring, AC power cables and the associated collection equipment
  • Procurement of all equipment
  • Design and optimization of project processes and installation
  • Design and installation of the 34.5-115kV substation

Avenal Solar Projects: 57.7 MWDC

Avenal Solar Projects 57.7 MWDC

Comprised of 3 projects: Sun City 25.651MWDC, San Drag- 24.369MWDC and Avenal Park- 7.695 MWDC

The Ryan Company provided full engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of the entire system. Preparation of site, management of all project grading, trenching and fencing. Ryan was also responsible for the design and optimization of project processes and installation of the 34.5kV substation.

Project Overview

  • Sharp 128W thin-film frameless modules
  • Emerson 1 MW inverters
  • Completed in 10 months: October 2010 to August 2011
  • Fixed ground-mount support structure on impact-driven steel piers
  • Constructed concurrently for Eurus Energy Holdings and NRG Solar
  • All power sold to Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Located in Kings County, California
  • Quanta Subsidiaries involved:
    - The Ryan Company, Inc.
    - Dashiell Corporation
    - PAR Electric Company

Scope of Services

  • Full engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of entire system
  • Preparation of site – management of all project grading, trenching and fencing
  • Installation of the support structures and module racking system
  • Installation of the modules, inverters, DC wiring, AC power cables and the associated collection equipment
  • Procurement of all equipment
  • Design and optimization of project processes and installation
  • Design and installation of the 34.5kV substation

Atwell Island Solar Project: 23.5 MWDC

Atwell Island Solar Project 23.5 MWDC

The Ryan Company provided comprehensive engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the Atwell Island Solar Generation Facility Project. The project is a 20 megawatt utility-scale solar installation for SPS Atwell LLC, a project company partly owned by Samsung C&T America, Inc. Located near the city of Aplaugh in Tulare County, CA. The project was developed by Samsung C&T America and has proven to be a significant contributor to the local community through the creation of local jobs and the generation of clean, renewable power.

Construction on the 160- acre site began in January 2012. It utilizes Sharp thin-film frameless modules, Sharp racking system and SMA inverters. The project connects to Pacific Gas & Electric’s distribution system and provides approximately 42,200 WHh of power into the grid annually.

Ryan’s responsibilities comprised full engineering, procurement and construction of the entire system including procurement of electrical equipment and preparation of the site including management of all project grading and trenching. Ryan also installed the support structures, module racking systems, modules, inverters, DC wiring, power cables, with the associated collection equipment and all electrical systems for the entire project involving module connections and inverter installation. The Ryan team designed and optimized the project processes, installation and the 21-115kV substation interconnection.

Project Overview

  • Sharp 130W and 125W thin-film frameless modules
  • SMA 1.26 MW inverters
  • Completed in 7 months: December 2011 to July 2012
  • Fixed ground-mount support structure on impact-driven steel piers
  • All power sold to Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Located in Tulare County, California
  • Quanta Subsidiaries involved:
    - The Ryan Company, Inc.
    - Dashiell Corporation

NJ Oak Solar Project: 12.9 MWDC

NJ Oak Solar Project

NJ Oak Solar was constructed on a 101-acre site and connects to Atlantic City Electric’s distribution system. The Ryan Company successfully overcame significant challenges during the construction of the facility, including a hurricane, and early snowstorm and a 5.9 magnitude earthquake. The project also involved the removal of the dense brush and trees on site. At the time of completion, the project was the largest non-utility owned project east of the Mississippi and produced enough power to support 8,250 homes.

Ryan’s responsibilities comprised full engineering, procurement and construction of the entire system including procurement of electrical equipment, preparation of the site involving management of all project grading and trenching. Ryan also installed the support structures, module racking system, modules, inverters, DC wiring, power cables, with the associated collection equipment and all electrical systems for the entire project involving module connections and inverter installation. The Ryan team designed and optimized the project processes, installation and the 12.47kV switchyard.

Project Overview

  • Yingli 235W polycrystalline modules
  • Satcon 1 MW inverters
  • Completed in 8 months: April 2011 to December 2011
  • Fixed ground-mount support structure on impact-driven steel piers
  • Significant challenges included a hurricane, an early snowstorm and a 5.8 magnitude earthquake
  • Constructed for Lincoln Renewable Energy
  • All power sold to Atlantic City Electric
  • Located in Fairfield Township, New Jersey
  • Quanta Subsidiaries involved:
    - The Ryan Company, Inc.

NRG Solar Oasis Project

NRG Solar Oasis is a 20MWAC solar photovoltaic, grid connected power generation facility located in Los Angeles County California. The PV facility is comprised of single-axis trackers, solar modules, DC power collection, inverter-transformer skids, AC Power collection, and a 66/34.5kV project substation.

The 210 acre site was adjacent to a military base in LA County, which made permitting and site access issues an added constraint. The plant was finished on schedule despite an accelerated construction schedule. The contract signing was 5/31/15 and engineering was completed in full, to allow for construction mobilization on 7/29/15. The fast paced construction allowed for Substantial Completion to be achieved on 12/31/15.

The plan required Joshua Tree removal and relocation, which was performed per the environmental plan The overall installation of the plant included 97,872 solar panel modules, 15,620 piers, 20 Schneider inverters, and an overall site security system. The Ryan Company also self-preformed the plant commissioning. The projects main scope of work elements include engineering, procurement, construction permitting, interconnection to an existing 115kV switchyard, commissioning, and startup.

White River Solar Project: 25.2 MWDC

White River Project

The site spans over 140 acres and will produce enough power to serve roughly 16,000 homes annually.

White River Solar project is a 25.2MWDC solar photovoltaic, grid connected power generation facility located in Tulare Valley, California. Constructed for Consolidated Edison Development (CED). All power was sold to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). The site spans over 140 acres and will produce enough power to serve roughly 16,000 homes annually. This project was completed in 8 months: January 2013 to 2013.

Ryan’s responsibilities comprised full engineering, procurement and construction of the entire system including procurement of electrical equipment, preparation of the site involving management of all project grading and trenching. Ryan also installed the support structures, module racking system, modules, inverters, DC wiring, AC power cables, with the associated collection equipment and all electrical systems for the entire project involving module connections and inverter installation. The Ryan team designed and optimized the project processes, installation and the 34.5kV-11.5Kv substation.

Project Overview

  • Completed in 8 months: January 2013 to September 2013
  • ATI’s ground-mount single-axis tracking support structure on impact driven steel piers
  • Emerson 1.06MW inverters
  • Yingli 300W & Canadian Solar 290W polycrystalline modules
  • Constructed for Consolidated Edison Development (CED)
  • All power sold to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
  • Located in Tulare Valley, California
  • Quanta Subsidiaries involved:
    - The Ryan Company, Inc.
    - Dashiell Corporation

White River 2 Solar Project: 26.6 MWDC

White River 2 Solar Project

The site spans over 140 acres and will produce enough power to serve roughly 16,000 homes annually.

White River 2 Solar project is a 26.6MWDC solar photovoltaic, grid connected power generation facility located in Tulare Valley, California. Constructed for Consolidated Edison Development (CED). All power was sold to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). The site spans over 140 acres and will produce enough power to serve roughly 16,000 homes annually. This project was completed in 10 months: November 2013 to August 2014.

Ryan’s responsibilities comprised full engineering, procurement and construction of the entire system including procurement of electrical equipment, preparation of the site involving management of all project grading and trenching. Ryan also installed the support structures, module racking system, modules, inverters, DC wiring, AC power cables, with the associated collection equipment and all electrical systems for the entire project involving module connections and inverter installation. The Ryan team designed and optimized the project processes, installation and the 34.5kV-11.5Kv substation.

Project Overview

  • ATI’s ground-mount single-axis tracking support structure on impact-driven steel piers
  • PLAs with IBEW and Ironworkers
  • Completed in 10 months: November 2013 to August 2014
  • Quanta successfully managed and worked around Swainson Hawk nesting zones during construction
  • Yingli 300W polycrystalline modules
  • GE Brilliance 1.05MW inverters
  • Constructed for Consolidated Edison Development (CED)
  • All power sold to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
  • Located next to White River project also completed for CED in Central Valley, California
  • Quanta Subsidiaries involved:
    - The Ryan Company, Inc.
    - Dashiell Corporation
    - Intermountain Electric, Inc.

Corcoran Solar Project: 25.7 MWDC

Corcoran Solar Project

The site spans over 115 acres and will produce enough power to serve roughly 16,000 homes annually.

Corcoran Solar Project is a 25.7 MWDC solar photovoltaic, grid connected power generation facility located in Corcoran, California. Constructed for Consolidated Edison Development (CED). All power was sold to Southern California Edison (SCE). The site spans over 115 acres and will produce enough power to serve roughly 16,000 homes annually. This project was completed in 8 months: February 2013 to October 2014.

Ryan’s responsibilities comprised full engineering, procurement and construction of the entire system including procurement of electrical equipment, preparation of the site involving management of all project grading and trenching. Ryan also installed the support structures, module racking system, modules, inverters, DC wiring, AC power cables, with the associated collection equipment and all electrical systems for the entire project involving module connections and inverter installation. The Ryan team designed and optimized the project processes, installation and the 34.5kV-11.5Kv substation.

Project Overview

  • ATI’s ground-mount single-axis tracking support structure on impact-driven steel piers
  • PLA with IBEW
  • Yingli 295W & 300W and Canadian Solar 290W polycrystalline modules
  • Emerson 1.06MW inverters
  • Completed in 8 months: February 2013 to October 2013
  • Constructed for Consolidated Edison Development (CED)
  • All power sold to Southern California Edison (SCE)
  • Located in Corcoran, California
  • Quanta Subsidiaries involved:
    - The Ryan Company, Inc.
    - Intermountain Electric, Inc.
    - Dashiell Corporation

Corcoran 2 Solar Project: 28.3 MWDC

Corcoran 2 Solar Project

Corcoran Solar Project is a 28.3 MWDC solar photovoltaic, grid connected power generation facility located in Corcoran, California. Constructed for Consolidated Edison Development (CED). Immediately adjacent to Corcoran Solar Project, also completed for CED in 2013. All power was sold to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). The site spans over 114 acres and will produce enough power to serve roughly 16,000 homes annually. This project was completed in 9 months: April 2014 to April 2015.

Ryan’s responsibilities comprised full engineering, procurement and construction of the entire system including procurement of electrical equipment, preparation of the site involving management of all project grading and trenching. Ryan also installed the support structures, module racking system, modules, inverters, DC wiring, AC power cables, with the associated collection equipment and all electrical systems for the entire project involving module connections and inverter installation. The Ryan team designed and optimized the project processes, installation and the 34.5kV-11.5Kv substation.

Project Overview

  • Completed in 9 months: August 2014 to April 2015
  • ATI’s ground-mount single-axis tracking support structure on impact driven steel piers
  • SMA 1.8MWAC inverters
  • Canadian Solar 300W and Trina 305W modules
  • PLA with IBEW
  • Constructed for Consolidated Edison Development (CED)
  • Immediately adjacent to Corcoran Solar Project, also completed for CED in 2013
  • All power sold to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E
  • Located in Corcoran, California
  • Quanta Subsidiaries involved:
    - The Ryan Company, Inc.
    - Intermountain Electric, Inc.
    - Dashiell Corporation

ConEdison Development 150MW Portfolio

The ConEdison Development Portfolio represents a combined 150MW at six different locations in the Central Valley of California. Some 1000 acres will have been converted into solar photovoltaic facilities by final commissioning in Q4 of 2016.

As the EPC of record for these projects, The Ryan Company oversees the full engineering and construction of the system including: engineering and construction of the entire system including procurement of electrical equipment, structural supports and preparation of the site, including management of all project grading and trenching. Ryan also installed the support structures, module racking system, modules, inverters, DC wiring, power cables with the associated collection equipment, and all electrical systems for the entire project involving module connections and inverter installation. The Ryan team designed and optimized the project processes, installation and the 34.5-11.5kV substation interconnection.

Project Overview

    Project List of ConEd Central Valley PV Portfolio
  • Oro Loma Solar- 27.682MW
  • Ducor Solar 1- 26.188MW
  • Ducor Solar 2- 26.188MW
  • Ducor Solar 3- 19.646MW
  • Ducor Solar 4- 26.188MW
  • Avenal Solar- 21.338MW
    Equipment (illustrative):
  • SMA 2200 SunnyCentral “Kodiac” inverter
  • Array Technologies v3 single-axis tracker
  • Trina PD14 305-320W modules

Grafton Solar 1.60 MWDC Solar Project. Located in Grafton, Massachusetts

Grafton Solar 1.60 MWDC Solar Project

Ryan’s responsibilities comprised full procurement and construction of the entire system including procurement of electrical equipment, preparation of the site involving management of all project grading and trenching. Ryan also installed the support structures, module racking system, modules, inverters, DC wiring, AC power cables, with the associated collection equipment and all electrical systems for the entire project involving module connections and inverter installation.

Fixed ground-mount solar project

Project Overview

  • 1.60 MWDC ground-mount project
  • 325W modules
  • (1) 750kW inverter, (1) 500kW inverter
  • Completed in three months
  • Started: January 2014
  • Completed: March 2014
  • Location: Grafton, Massachusetts
  • Fixed ground-mount support structure on ground screws
  • Installation of the 13.8kV Interconnect
  • Client: SunEdison
  • Quanta Subsidiaries involved:
    - The Ryan Company, Inc.

Norton Solar 3.46 MWDC Solar Project

Norton Solar 3.46 MWDC Solar Project

Fixed ground-mount solar project

Norton Solar is a 3.46 MWDC fixed ground-mount solar project. Located in Norton, Massachusetts.

Ryan’s responsibilities comprised full procurement and construction of the entire system including procurement of electrical equipment, preparation of the site involving management of all project grading and trenching. Ryan also installed the support structures, module racking system, modules, inverters, DC wiring, AC power cables, with the associated collection equipment and all electrical systems for the entire project involving module connections, inverter installation, and 13.8kV interconnect install.

Project Overview

  • 330W modules
  • (4) SMA 750kW inverters
  • Completed: September 2014
  • Located: Norton, Massachusetts
  • Fixed ground-mount support structure on Sunlink ground screws
  • Client: SunEdison
  • Quanta Subsidiaries involved:
    - The Ryan Company, Inc.

Greenfield Unified School District 1.99 MWDC Solar Project

Greenfield Unified School District 1.99 MWDC Solar Project

10 Sites with ground mount, roof tops, carports, trellis shade structures arrays

Greenfield United School District is a 1.99MWDC Solar project. Located in Bakersfield, California. 10 sites with ground mount, roof top, carports, trellis shade structures arrays.

Ryan’s responsibilities comprised full engineering, procurement and construction of the entire system including procurement of electrical equipment, preparation of the site involving management of all project grading and trenching. Ryan also installed the support structures, module racking system, modules, inverters, DC wiring, AC power cables, with the associated collection equipment and all electrical systems for the entire project involving module connections and inverter installation.

Project Overview

  • Estimated 3.1 Million kW annual production
  • Located: Bakersfield, Califronia
  • 7,644 AUO/Ben-Q 260w mono-crystalline modules
  • 50,75,250 kW Central Inverter
  • 10 locations
  • Start Date: May 2012
  • Completion Date: December 2012.
  • Quanta Subsidiaries involved:
    - Intermountain Electric, Inc.

City of Greeley’s Water Pollution Control Facility 500kWDC Solar Project

Greeley’s Water Pollution Control Facility 500kWDC Solar Project

Providing 15% of the wastewater facility’s electricity needs

City of Greeley’s Water Pollution Control Facility is a 500Kwdc Solar Project. Providing 15% of the wastewater facility’s electricity needs.

Project Overview

  • 500 kilowatts will produce 726,448 kilowatt hours/year
  • SolarWorld 235/240 watt panels
  • Location: Greeley, Colorado
  • Completed: December 2012
  • Quanta subsidiaries involved:
    - Intermountain Electric, Inc.

Scope of Services

  • Provided full turnkey Engineering, Procurement, Construction
  • Preparation of site – management of all project grading, trenching and fencing
  • Installation of the support structures and module racking system
  • Installation of the modules, inverters, DC wiring, AC power cables and the associated collection equipment
  • Procurement of all equipment

Solar Projects at DIA

Solar Projects at DIA

Solar Project at DIA, are four (4) separate installations of Solar PV Projects, 10.4MWDC total.

1st Phase Project Overview

  • Engineering, Procurement, and Construction
  • 1.9-MWDC solar plant with APS single-axis tracking system
  • Sharp 216W crystalline modules
  • Xantrex inverters
  • Completed in five months: April 2008 – August 2008
  • Project Owner – MMA Renewable Ventures
  • Utility Offtaker – Xcel, Public Service of Colorado
  • Quanta Team: Intermountain Electric, Inc.

2nd Phase Project Overview

  • Engineering, Procurement, and Construction
  • 1.6 MWDC Fixed ground-mount Solar Plant
  • Sharp 216W crystalline modules
  • Satcon 500 kW inverters
  • Completed in five weeks:  November 2008 – December 2008
  • Project Owner – OakLeaf Energy Partners/MP2
  • Utility Offtaker – Xcel, Public Service of Colorado
  • Quanta Team: Intermountain Electric, Inc.

3rd Phase Project Overview

  • Engineering, Procurement, and Construction
  • 4.4 MWDC Solar Plant
  • Yingli 235W PV modules
  • Satcon inverters
  • Design and installation of the 24.9 kV Substation
  • Completed in eight months: October 2010 – July 2011
  • To meet schedule, workers battled harsh blizzard conditions to finalize commissioning
  • Project Owner – Oakleaf Energy Partners
  • Utility Offtaker – Xcel, Public Service of Colorado
  • Quanta Team: Intermountain Electric, Inc.

4th Phase Project Overview

  • Engineering, Procurement, and Construction
  • 1.9 MWDC Solar Plant
  • Shuco 235W & 240W and Jinko Solar 300W polycrystalline modules
  • PowerOne 300kW inverters
  • Design and installation of the 24.9 kV Substation
  • Completed in 6 months: January 2014 to June 2014
  • Project Owner – Panasonic and Oak Leaf Energy Partners
  • Utility Offtaker – Xcel, Public Service of Colorado
  • Quanta Team: Intermountain Electric, Inc.

Community Solar Projects

Community Solar Projects

Dairyland #1 518 kW DC Community Solar Array: Westby, WI
Project Overview

  • Full engineering, procurement, and construction
  • Ground-mount fixed tilt project
  • Hanwha 235W  & 305W modules
  • Solectria 100 kW and 300kW inverters
  • Simultaneously completed in three months with Dairyland #2: April 2014 to June 2014
  • Also constructed 10’x15’ shelter for inverters
  • Quanta Team: The Ryan Company, Inc.
  • 3.6 acres; community solar project
  • Client: Clean Energy Collective

Dairyland #2 305 kWDC Community Solar Array: Westby, WI
Project Overview

  • Full engineering, procurement, and construction
  • Ground-mount fixed tilt project
  • Hanwha 305W modules
  • Solectria 250kW inverter
  • Simultaneously completed in 3 months with Dairyland #1: April 2014 to June 2014
  • Also constructed 10’x 6’ shelter for inverters
  • 1.9 acres acres; community solar project
  • Quanta Team: The Ryan Company, Inc.
  • Client: Clean Energy Collective

PVREA #2 632 kWDC Community Solar Array: Larimer County, CO
Project Overview

  • Full engineering, procurement, and construction
  • Fixed tilt ground-mount
  • Hanwha 235W,  305W and Renesolar 300W modules
  • (3) Solectria 100 kW inverters
  • Completed in three months: October  2014 – December 2014
  • Quanta Team: The Ryan Company, Inc., Intermountain Electric, Inc.
  • 3 acres; community solar project
  • Client: Clean Energy Collective

Jeffco #1 115 kWDC & #2 569 kWDC Community Solar Arrays: Golden, CO
Project Overview

  • Full engineering, procurement, and construction
  • Ground-mount projects
  • Hanwha 235W (Jeffco1), & 235W (Jeffco 2)  modules
  • Solectria 82 kW (Jeffco1) & 500kW (Jeffco 2)  inverters
  • Completed in three months: May  2014 - July 2014
  • Quanta Team: The Ryan Company, Inc., Intermountain Electric, Inc.
  • 3 acres; community solar project
  • Client: Clean Energy Collective

Denver County #2 499 kWDC & #3 499 kWDC Community Solar Arrays: Denver, CO
Project Overview

  • Full engineering, procurement, and construction
  • Ground-mount project
  • Hanwha 235W module (Denver#2), 240W (Denver #3)
  • 1 Solectria 500 kW inverters for each
  • Projects ran side by side and: Started: April 2014, Completed: June 2014
  • Quanta Team : Intermountain Electric, Inc.
  • 3.7 acres (Denver #2), 2.5 acres (Denver #3) community solar project
  • Client: Clean Energy Collective