Birmingham, Alabama

Alabama

Marx Brothers Inc., is a family owned company based in Birmingham, Alabama. A national importer and supplier of high quality coconut products, Marx Brothers has launched a new sustainability initiative that includes the installation of a 132- kilowatt PV system on the roof of its Birmingham facility.

Birmingham, AL

The PV system consists of 10 Fronius Symo SnapINverters, 10 Fronius Shade Covers, and 400 JA Solar 330- watt solar panels. Vulcan Solar Power a leading provider of turnkey solar energy systems across Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia, designed and installed the PV system that is projected to produce more than 205,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity in its first year. The system is also the largest commercial system in central and southern Alabama. 

“We are fortunate to have worked with Marx Brothers throughout this process and are excited to assist them in meeting their sustainability and renewable energy objectives,” said Vulcan Solar Power Founder and CEO Rob Ozols. “The company’s strong commitment to reducing its carbon footprint will positively impact the environment throughout Birmingham for many years to come.”

Installation Data 

Size of Installation 132 kW
Purpose, system type Marx Brothers Inc, commercial rooftop
Module type 400 JA Solar 330-watt panels
Inverter 10 Fronius Symo and 10 Fronius Shade Covers
Annual yield approx. 205,000 kWh
Location Birmingham, AL
Installer Vulcan Solar Power 
Special feature Largest commercial PV system in central and southern Alabama

 

The Challenge:

/ Possible overheating

Our Solution:

/ Install Fronius Shade Covers, keeping the inverter's temperature low and performance high