SunWize PV carport project expanded


Located atop a Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) medical center in Phoenix, Arizona, the entire Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center project is expected to be online by early next year. According to SunWize, it will incorporate over 18,000 Samsung and Sanyo solar panels.

In addition to providing covered parking for more than 1,625 cars, the completed installation is expected to generate over seven million kilowatt-hours of energy annually.

The project is said to be just one of a number of photovoltaic hospital systems under contract with SunWize as a part of a comprehensive VA effort to utilize renewable energy.

"SunWize has been a great partner to VA, taking phase one from concept to the operational carport system now providing clean solar energy to the hospital," commented James Larson, energy manager at the medical center. "We are proud to be a renewable energy leader in the health care community and look forward to working with SunWize on the completion of phase two."

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