EDISON, NJ-The rooftop photovoltaic system at one of Federal Business Centers’ buildings in Raritan Center Business Park here will offset the equivalent of 13 residential homes when complete next month, but more important, it is a “foot in the water” for future installations and a sign that owners can and may find it wise to own their own arrays, says Solis Partners, which was awarded the turnkey contract for the system.

The system will be housed on the roof of the Buckhead Beef building, a refrigerated distribution center for the national supplier of meat and seafood products, located at 220 Raritan Center Parkway. Consisting of 705 solar panels, it will produce approximately 158,000 kilowatt hours of electricity in its first year of operation.

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