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Renewables

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, solar operations and maintenance, 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.

Printable Solar Projects Information

Ranked #33 in Solar Power World's Top 500 Solar Contractors 2017
 
Solar
Syncarpha Portfolio: 7.2 MWDC

Project Overview

  • Portfolio represents a total of 7.2 MWDC ground mount at three different locations in Berkshire County, MA

  • Project List for Syncarpha Portfolio

    • Hancock I

    • Hancock II

    • Hancock III

  • Currently under construction

  • Full engineering, procurement and construction

  • 335W Trina modules

  • (82) 60kW SMA Sunny Tripower inverters, (4) 20kW SMA Sunny Tripower inverters

  • Terra Smart racking

  • Client: Syncarpha

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

Printable Project Information

Corcoran 2 Solar Project: 28.3 MWDC

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:
    - Intermountain Electric, Inc.
    - Dashiell Corporation

Printable Project Information

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

White River 2 Solar Project: 26.6 MWDC

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:
    - Dashiell Corporation
    - Intermountain Electric, Inc.

Grafton Solar 1.60 MWDC Solar Project - Grafton, MA

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

Corcoran Solar Project: 25.7 MWDC

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:
    - Intermountain Electric, Inc.
    - Dashiell Corporation

Printable Project Information

White River Solar Project: 25.2 MWDC

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:
    - Dashiell Corporation

Alpaugh & Alpaugh North: 92.6 MWDC

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 totaled 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

Printable Project Information

NJ Oak Solar Project: 12.9 MWDC

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

Printable Project Information

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:
    - 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

 
Wind

The Ryan Company has provided full engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of an entire wind turbine system. Ryan provided and preformed project engineering, and design as well as installed civil and site work, including erosion, sedimentation control, drainage, turbine foundations, and electrical collection substation.

Colebrook South 5 MWAC Wind Turbine System

Connecticut's First Commercial Wind Farm

 

Connecticut’s First Commercial Wind Farm. Located in Colebrook, Connecticut. The Ryan Company provided full engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of the entire system. Ryan provided and performed project engineering, and design. Ryan was also provided and installed civil and site work, including erosion, sedimentation control, drainage, turbine foundations, and electrical collection substation.

Project Overview

  • (2) General Electric 2.85- 103 turbines

  • 5KVA 240/120 Transformer

  • Completed in eight months

  • Start Date: March 2015

  • Completion Date: November 2015

  • Located in Colebrook, Connecticut

 

Scope of Services

  • Full engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of entire system

  • Provided and performed project engineering and design

  • Provided and installed civil and site work

  • Provided and installed erosion, sedimentation control and drainage

  • Provided and installed turbine foundations

  • Provided and installed electrical collection substation

 
Solar Operations and Maintenance

The Ryan Company provides both pre- and post-COD O&M and Asset Management Services for renewable power generation systems including:

  • Owner's representation for technical and mechanical compliance

  • Development and construction support

  • Transitional support from construction to ongoing commercial operation

  • Monitoring testing

  • Punch list oversight

  • Module connection maintenance and thermal imaging

  • Active system production optimization

  • Active preventative maintenance planning

  • Module cleaning

  • Weekly performance reporting

  • Material warranties and guarantee oversight


O&M Case Study

The Ryan Company, Inc. performed both complete EPC delivery and ongoing O&M and asset management services for 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 Alpaugh in Tulare County, Calif., 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.

Ryan began 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 & Electrics distribution system and provides approximately 42,200 MWh of power into the grid annually.

They Ryan Company has performed O&M services since the turnover of the project from commissioning and construction teams. O&M services have included the following:

  • Manage plant to optimize system production on a day to day basis

  • Perform maintenance to all equipment as needed by manufacturer recommended intervals

  • Support Operating budgets

  • Complete daily, weekly, monthly and annual reports

  • Support owner with regulatory and federal compliance

  • Thermal imaging identifying poor connections that aid in minimizing unnecessary downtime

  • Monitor SCADA and plant output

  • Maintain water supply system, as needed by regulatory requirements

  • Work side by side with sub-contractors

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