Commercial - Industrial - Institutional - Government

Market Overview: Across these market sectors, public and private organizations have a wide range of reasons and goals for employing clean energy strategies. Usually these include different proportions of financial performance, environmental benefits, technical services, and marketing advantages. And each type of project has different constraints regarding ownership, utility interconnection, taxation, and stakeholder structures. For instance, nonprofit institutions can usually raise funds for capital construction but not for operating expenses. Solar-energy systems can significantly reduce OpEx, which is important to all organizations, but maybe more so for nonprofits and governments. Informing stakeholder and the public about their energy successes is often important, so many of these projects include public outreach and educational interpretation.
Our solar-energy pedigree started in 2008 with commercial rooftop PV arrays integrated with energy efficiency. We now have extensive experience totaling over 300 projects with a very wide variety of commercial, industrial, institutional, and governmental (C/I/I/G) clients. These range from small family-owned businesses to large, multi-national, Fortune-100 corporations and the US Army Corps of Engineers, including a wide cross section of nonprofit institutions, such as schools, public attractions, and museums. With our long background in corporate facilities construction and mission-critical operations, we are expert in integrating solar-energy systems into the unique corporate or organizational goal set associated with each project.
We have helped many clients’ marketing departments, from Mastercard International to the St Louis Cardinals baseball team, develop interactive content for web sites and onsite multi-media kiosks. We also have worked with clients such as Washington University to develop curriculum for students to be engaged in longer term solar-energy development programs.
St. Louis Cardinals
We developed, engineered, and constructed the iconic solar-PV array at Busch Stadium in St Louis, Missouri for the Cardinals. The stadium energy assessment identified Solar-PV as one of the highest performing energy opportunities on the Energy Master Plan. The solar-PV program consisted of three projects: a ballasted rooftop system; an elevated, waterproof…
Moonrise Hotel and Pageant Theatre
The Moonrise and Pageant projects were a unique opportunity for us. A suite of projects for the owner included multiple solar-PV awnings and canopies, electric vehicle charging stations, and a building-integrated solar-PV roof for the prestigious Twilight Room rooftop restaurant. We engineered and constructed a special framework to support the module installation…
French Gerleman
We developed, engineered, and managed the construction of a rooftop demonstration project for French Gerleman, a regional electrical distributor. French wanted to establish a test bed for their clientele, to showcase products and become expert in the performance and applications of product technology.
St Louis County School Districts and Universities
We served as engineer-of-record, developer, and construction manager for over 80 solar-PV projects for educational institutions, public and private, K-12 and universities. These all were competitively bid projects and many also were structured as Design-Build-Own-Operate (DBOO). These projects total approximately 2,500 kW of roof-mounted solar-PV across multiple…
US Army Corp of Engineers – Fort Riley Brigade Headquarters
The US Army Corps of Engineers Brigade Headquarters construction project at the Ft. Riley Army Base in Kansas was designed to achieve LEED Gold certification and net-zero energy performance. This green-field project included 550 kW of solar-PV plus 30 kW of wind turbines and various energy efficiency measures. Our role was engineer-of-record and general contractor for…
Weldon Springs Army Reserve Center
The Weldon Springs Army Reserve Center (ARC) is at the small and complicated end of our project spectrum. While this project was only 12 kW of power capacity, it was intended to demonstrate advanced technology and serve as a focal point for the pedestrian entrance to the military complex. The solar-PV project was part of the new construction of the complex…