Empower Energies commissions solar array at Chevy Corvette assembly plant

By Kelly Pickerel Empower Energies announced the commissioning of an 850-kW solar array at General Motors’ Bowling Green (Kentucky) Assembly, home of the Chevrolet Corvette. The new photovoltaic (PV) solar array is expected to generate 1,200,000 kilowatts of electricity in its first year of operation, enough to produce about 850 Corvettes.

“Projects like this solar array at our Bowling Green plant help send a message that renewable energy is a sustainable and affordable choice for manufacturing,” said Rob Threlkeld, GM global manager of renewable energy. “As the automotive industry leader of solar energy use in the United States, we want to demonstrate the benefits

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