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Ballasted Solar PV System, Mahomet

New Prairie replaced the roof and did some air-sealing on this old commercial building in Mahomet before partnering with StraightUp Solar to install the 16.95 kW solar photovoltaic system on the roof.

Because you don’t want to poke holes in a flat rubber roof, this is a ballasted system — preformed recycled plastic pans with concrete blocks in them hold the racked panels down.

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