Shelby County Recycling Plant


To improve financial savings without impacting the factory effeciences, the client wanted to implement the largest solar array at a recyling plant in the state of Ohio. The goal for the client was to peak demand savings each year and improve their overall energy consumption for the plant.

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kWh Facts and Estimate:

  • 2015 Facility kWh: 109,420
  • 2016 Facility kWh: 117,874
  • Eddy Current Separator is estimated to add 11,000 kWh per year.

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Financial Savings:

  • Peak demand savings each year
  • Estimated 25 year energy savings $350,000 (previously projected at $310,000).
  • The array will offset approximately 50% of the facilities usage.


The array will offset approximately 50% of the facilities usage:

  • Environmental Benefit Estimates / Equivalent Each Year
  • 13.6 tons of waste recycled Each Year
  • 102,367 miles driven by family cars Each Year
  • 45,578 pounds of cal burned Each Year
  • 40+ acres of forest Each Year
  • 47.1 tons of green house gas emissions Each Year


  • Modules are warranted to maintain at least 80% of its power output for 25 years. This is an important warranty that will ensure Environment Benefits for decades.
  • 100% lead-free module manufactured is an ISO 14001 certified factory