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.
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.”
|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|
|Installer||Vulcan Solar Power|
|Special feature||Largest commercial PV system in central and southern Alabama|
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