Charleston, SC- Hannah Solar Government Services (HSGS) recently completed the construction of a 1.2 megawatt (MW) ground mounted solar array for Otis Elevator Company at the company’s facility in Florence, South Carolina. On Thursday, February 22, Otis hosted a ceremony to officially flip the switch to the newly constructed solar array.
Otis is the world's leading manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Otis offers products and services through its companies in approximately 200 countries and territories, and moves more than 2 billion people each day worldwide.
By incorporating solar at its facility in Florence, Otis is demonstrating a continued commitment to providing clients with energy-efficient products that are also sustainably manufactured.
Otis’ solar array consists of 3,660 solar panels and is expected to generate 1,852,700 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy in its first year, which is enough electricity to power 171 homes. HSGS installed Otis’ ground array in a field located next to Interstate 95, providing passersby with a unique view of Otis’ corporate commitment to power their operations with clean, renewable energy.
HSGS is a veteran-owned business specializing in the design, installation, and maintenance of solar PV systems, battery energy systems, and microgrids. Serving the government, commercial/industrial, and utility marketplaces, HSGS’s breadth of experience includes projects that span the continental United States as well as overseas.