Rexnord Industries

3.1 MW Ground-Mounted Solar Array

System Size: 3,101,840 MW

Indianapolis, Indiana

Annual Output (AC)
4.3 million kWH

Module Technology
Crystalline Silicon

Inverters
6

Modules
12,040

Melink Corporation operates a 3.1 MW ground-mounted solar array, part of the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) program for an investor-owned utility in the Midwest.

The array is located on Rexnord Industries’ 13-acre brownfield site in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is connected to Indianapolis Power & Light Company’s (IPL) distribution system.

Rexnord Industries Solar Project

Overall, the array consists of 12,040 solar PV modules, and it produces approximately 4.3 million kWh per year. The system supports Rexnord’s initiative to be an environmental steward.

Construction with support from U.S. Bancorp and Union Bank & Trust began in January 2014, and the system was commissioned in April 2014.

Authored By: Allison Sternad

Allison Sternad is the Director of Marketing & Sustainability at Melink Corporation. She leads marketing creation, strategy, and execution for Melink’s five business units; Intelli-Hood® Kitchen Hood Controls, HVAC Test and Balance, Solar PV, Geothermal, and PositiV® Building Pressure Monitor. In addition, she also leads the sustainability efforts both internally and for Melink’s community outreach program. She can be reached at [email protected]

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