City of Tonawanda – Solar Installation Projects | Montante Solar

Project Overview

The site for this community solar array was an old municipal landfill, which posed several unique challenges while creating additional environmental benefits.

Montante Solar worked closely with New York State DEC and a team of engineers to obtain installation approval for the landfill site. It also required a ballasted system in order to install the array without compromising the integrity of the landfill cap. The city opted to enter into a Power Purchase agreement, which meant that Montante Solar owns and operates the array but the City of Tonawanda purchases the power it produces. This was an ideal option for a municipality, as it requires no capital expense or upfront payment.

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Repurposed Landfill

This project was built on top of a closed municipal landfill

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Ballasted System

To maintain the integrity of the landfill cap, a ballasted array was required

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NYSDEC Approval

The landfill site required Department of Environmental Conservation approval.

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No Upfront Costs

A Power Purchase Agreement financing plan meant no capital expense or upfront costs.

Montante Solar Services

Montante Solar was able to add value from start to finish, assisting with each aspect of the project to keep it moving forward. From our extremely detailed, comprehensive proposals to assisting with permits and incentives to project closeout and turnover, Montante Solar used our expertise to streamline the project and deliver results.

  • Thorough Proposal
  • System Design 
  • Project Development
  • Equipment Procurement 
  • DEC Permitting & Coordination
  • Project Installation
  • Utility Coordination
  • Project Closeout
  • Ongoing O&M
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