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More than 6,300 solar panels atop winery

Post Time:Jan 16,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:230

Constellation Brands Inc., an international producer and marketer of beverage alcohol brands, is in the process of implementing the world’s largest winery solar energy system at its Gonzales, CA, facility. The company anticipates the project to be completed in early this year.

Once in place, the solar energy system is expected to produce more than 1.7 million kilowatt hours of electricity per year, which will provide approximately 50% of the winery’s total energy requirements. Electricity will also be exported to local residential customers during the winery’s non-peak use periods, according to a Jan. 16 FacilityBlog report .

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