Company showcases Salisbury’s first solar carport


Paradise Energy Solutions has installed Salisbury’s first solar carport at their office on Snow Hill Road.

The 24.5 kilowatt solar system consists of 98 solar panels and is expected to produce 30,425 kilowatt hours per year.

The carport’s multi-purpose use of producing electricity, keeping cars protected from the elements, and keeping cars cool during the summertime is a growing trend in many areas of the country.

“Solar carports make sense,” co-owner Jason Beiler said. “You get a parking structure that pays for itself by producing electricity. All the electricity produced from the carport is being sold to Delmarva Power, under solar net metering, and Delmarva Power is buying the electric at around 9 cents per kWh.”

Paradise Energy Solutions also plans to install an electric charging station underneath the solar carport.

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