Tufts University Dowling Hall

Medford, MA

System: Solar Electric (Photovoltaic)

Size: 99.2 kW

Type: SunPower

Tufts University supported the city of Medford’s Solarize program by choosing SunBug to design, install and operate a 99 kW solar energy system on their campus safety and student center.

SunBug and Tufts had a very short time frame to develop the project in the Solarize Medford program. SunBug provided the following:

Local private investor for project funding
Power purchase agreement development and terms negotiation
Rapid deployment requirement: Oct 2013 PPA to Dec 2013 build to April 2014 commissioning
Management for approvals: University Office of President, University insurance company, utility, University facilities department and Medford building department
Project compared favorably to Tufts other major solar project with SunEdison, 1 MW and 2 MW PPA in Grafton, MA

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Founded in Somerville, Massachusetts in 2009 and a Certified B Corporation since 2018, SunBug Solar has designed and installed over 2400 solar systems from Great Barrington to Cape Cod. We build all types of systems, ranging in size from 1kW to over 1MW, including residential, commercial, carports, and ground-mounts. Our integrated approach - from initial education through consultative design to quality installation and ongoing support - has earned SunBug the highest reputation for customer service and a host of satisfied residential and commercial customers.