SpringBorn Farm, Silt CO
Size and Capacity: The 5 MW solar installation is a utility-scale facility capable of generating 5,000 kilowatts or 5 million watts of electricity. This equates to enough energy to power thousands of homes and businesses, making it a valuable addition to the local or regional energy grid.
Solar Panels: The heart of this installation comprises thousands of high-efficiency photovoltaic solar panels. These panels are carefully arranged in an array over a significant expanse of land, rooftops, or a combination of both.
Land Footprint: The installation typically covers a substantial land area, spanning several acres, depending on the specific design and layout. The panels are mounted on racks, often at a fixed angle or with tracking systems to optimize sun exposure.
Energy Production: A 5 MW solar installation can generate an average of around 7,500 to 12,000 megawatt-hours of electricity annually, depending on local sunlight conditions. This is equivalent to offsetting several thousand tons of carbon emissions each year.
Power in Numbers