Commercial Case Studies

Learn about our recent work and partnerships with businesses in our area. We’re proud to help businesses and organizations across the Greater Rochester area make the switch to solar energy.

Farming & Agriculture

Purple Painted Lady

The Purple Painted Lady turned green in 2021 with a 61kW solar array consisting of 156 panels. The solar array was designed and installed by

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Cherry Lawn

The installation in Sodus, NY is expected to cover over 100% of Cherry Lawn’s electric load while saving over $26,000 annually, and $650,000 over the

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Young Sommer Winery

Young Sommer Winery, GreenSpark Commercial Solar Completed in 2015, this installation in Williamson, NY covers 100% of the winery’s electric load with a lifetime savings

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Long Acre Farms

Long Acre Farms

Long Acre Farms, GreenSpark Commercial Solar GreenSpark installed a 72.8 solar array for Doug and Joan Allen at Long Acre Farms in the Spring of

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Fox Farms

Fox Farms in Williamson, NY made the switch to solar in 2014. GreenSpark helped the apple and fruit farm find the right solar system for

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Whittier Fruit Farms

Whittier Fruit Farms, GreenSpark Commercial Solar GreenSpark installed two solar arrays totaling 9.4kW at Whittier Fruit Farms in July 2013. The installation marked GreenSpark’s first

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Schools & Universities

Cornell University

In 2020, Cornell announced a 1 MW power purchase agreement on the rooftop of five new buildings of their North Campus Residential Expansion. GreenSpark was

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University of Rochester

  GreenSpark Solar was hired for the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction of this 335kW solar array and integrated 392 kWh energy storage project on the

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MacArthur CSD

Funded by NYSERDA & USDA REAP, this 372kW array was completed in 2015 for MacArthur Elementary. Located on the south side of Binghamton, NY.

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GreenSpark Solar was the General Contractor for this 7.412 MW solar project built in the town of Solean, a small city near the Pennsylvania border.

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Clarkson University

GreenSpark installed a 2.31MW solar array for Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY in the fall of 2014. The solar array spanned 12 acres of land just outside the Village of Potsdam

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Town of Ontario

GreenSpark installed a PowerCharge Platinum dual port electric vehicle (EV) charging station for the Town of Ontario. This pedestal-mounted station was funded through NYSERDA’s Charge Ready NY program

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Village of Lima

The Village of Lima partnered with GreenSpark solar for their 447.12 kW system. The project is owned by Kendall Sustainable Infrastructure, with the Village of Lima entering a 25-year solar power purchase agreement (PPA).

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Town of Irondequoit

The Town of Irondequoit received funding for two solar projects through NYSERDA’s Clean Energy Communities Program. GreenSpark Solar provided the turnkey solar package for the

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Village of Brockport

This 645.84kW solar array for the Village of Brockport offsets the electricity needs of multiple buildings, including Seymour Library, three fire stations, the visitor center, Department of

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Developers & Institutions

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Novis Renewables, LLC

GreenSpark provided the primary engineering, procurement, and construction services for five projects owned and developed by Novis Renewables, LLC, totaling 37.5 MWs. The projects span

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Mark IV Solar Array

Mark IV Enterprises

Mark IV Enterprises, one of the largest locally-based real estate developers and property management firms in the Greater Rochester area, hired GreenSpark for their 132.7

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Lodestar solar array

Lodestar Energy

GreenSpark was the trusted EPC provider for Lodestar Energy’s 2020 portfolio consisting of 18 MWs across Central New York. The portfolio included a 5.2 MW,

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Home Leasing

2.2 MW solar array is located in Ontario, NY. GreenSpark designed, developed, and installed the array, which will generate electricity for Home Leasing Affordable Housing Communities throughout the Greater Rochester area.

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Heritage Christian Services

Heritage Christian Services, a non-profit agency that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, offsets 100% of their electricity needs in the Rochester region with

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Private Practices

Bateman Orthodontics

Bateman Orthodontics utilizes their 35.1kW solar array to power their practice in Rochester, NY. Interested in what we can do for you? Let’s talk. Go Back See

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York Animal Hospital

Based in Livingston County, the York Animal Hospital provides a number of services to the Greater Rochester area. Their decision to go solar helps them

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Webster Chiropractic

Webster Chiropractic, GreenSpark Commercial Solar Completed in 2015, this installation in Webster, NY covers 58% of Webster Chiropractic’s electric load with a lifetime savings of

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Manufacturing & Technology

Corning Inc.

‘Corning has added five long-term community solar agreements with Kendall Sustainable Infrastructure for solar projects engineered and constructed by GreenSpark Solar. Corning functions as an

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HARBEC Plastics

GreenSpark has installed three renewable energy projects for HARBEC and the community, in the Wayne Industrial Sustainability Park (WISP) complex. The projects include a 248kW

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General Motors

As part of its commitment to 100% renewable energy by 2050, General Motors contracted GreenSpark Solar to develop, design, and install a 465kW solar array at its plant in Rochester, NY.

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Upstate Door

Upstate Door made the switch to solar in 2015. Based in Warsaw, NY, the Upstate Door project included a 400kw ground mount. size: 400kW ground

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R.D. Specialties

R.D. Specialties, GreenSpark Commercial Solar Completed in 2018, this installation in Webster provides an average annual savings of $8,500 and a lifetime savings of $210,000.

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Messner Flooring

Messner Flooring installed a 21.4kW solar array at their store in the Village of Pittsford in the summer of 2016. The array was the first solar project built

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