Cell Tower with 474 kWh Battery Bank

CivicSolar and G&S Electric are proud to have teamed up to develop a series of off grid solar installations.
A view of the cell tower
Arizon desert makes great site for off-grid cell tower
Lead Acid battery bank for this cell tower
Off-Grid Battery Bank
Off Grid Cell Tower Power System
Project Description

CivicSolar and G&S Electric are proud to have teamed up to develop a series of off grid solar installations in the area around Phoenix, AZ. The first of the initial four sites, is powered by clean, renewable energy provided by a 19kW ground mounted array. All four sites support telecommunications satellite towers in the Arizona desert.

 

MK Deka batteries were chosen due to the world class reputation of Deka and the field tested capabilities of the high storage capacity Unigy II lead acid batteries. The project features a 473,664 kWh Unigy II battery bank, complemented by a fuel cell generator.

 

The IronRidge ground mount configuration underwent a host of changes and was complicated by a number of structural and layout issues. Throughout the entire process, IronRidge provided steadfast customer support and invaluable engineering expertise.

 

“We experienced a lot of difficult design issues with this project and we’re very glad to have partnered with a company like CivicSolar,” states G&S Electric President Jaysen Fails.

 

G&S Electric is a premier solar electrical contractor based out of Phoenix, AZ. Recent G&S solar projects include multiple installations at Arizona State University and the Biodesign Institute.