Solar & Alternative Energy
An experienced leader in the photovoltaic market throughout Southern California, Neal Electric provides energy-efficient solutions to help offset the growing threat of global warming and support “green” initiatives. Our solar projects are managed by experienced team managers who work in conjunction with preconstruction experts to design and coordinate the many elements of structure assembly. As a cohesive Neal Electric team, our specialists diligently keep solar projects on schedule and within customer budgets.
Jonas Salk Elementary School PV Carports | San Diego, California
Contractor/Operator: Soltek Pacific
Owner: San Diego Unified School District
New 216kW photovoltaic carports installed at the newly built Jonas Salk Elementary School.
San Diego Zoo Solar Charging Stations | San Diego, California
Size: 10 stand-alone solar canopies, 5 EV chargers
Contractor/Operator: Independent Energy Solutions (IES)
Owner: San Diego Zoo
Architect/Engineer: Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects
This project included the installation of a solar photovoltaic canopy that will charge electric vehicles (EV) in the Zoo parking lot. When the battery is fully charged the excess solar energy that is generated will go to the electric grid to provide solar power to the surrounding community. The solar canopies will also provide shade for approximately 50 cars in the Zoo’s southeast parking area.
Warner Brothers Studio Stage 23 PV System | Burbank, California
Contractor/Operator: Borrego Solar Systems, Inc.
Owner: Warner Bros. Studio Facilities
First entertainment studio to build a LEED Silver certified structure (sound stage 23) and has the largest solar array in the industry as well as in the City of Burbank.
Kaiser Santa Clara Solar | Santa Clara, California
Size: 104,490 SF
Contractor/Operator: HMH Builders
Owner: Kaiser Permanente
This garage-mounted elevated installation with distributed generation was constructed over 104,490 square feet of parking. Solar arrays located 65 feet above ground level were erected of a seismically-braced structural steel frame. This system generates 683,00 kWp/DC0.