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BIF Rooftop Solar PVs (Completed)
Recent Project Updates
In May 2021, Allison Biernacki analyzed documents regarding the BIF solar project located at Building #1206. These files were provided by the Project Manager, Kevin Price.
Solar Power on Campus
- ECE Rooftop Solar PVs
- Install Solar PVs on NCPD
- Solar Farm 1.0
- Rooftop Solar Potential
- BIF Rooftop Solar PVs
- Ground Mounted Solar PVs BRC Research Test Bed
- E37 Parking Lot Solar Lighting
- InSPIRE Solar Powered Outdoors Table (SPOT)
- KCPA Rooftop Solar Feasibility Study
- Solar Farm 2.0
- Solar PVs at Idea Garden
- Solar PVs on Fruit Farm Admin Building
- Solar PVs on I Hotel and Conference Center
- Solar PVs on President's Garden Shed
- Solar Panels on Everitt Lab
- Solar at Willard Airport
- Speech and Hearing Rooftop Solar PVs
- Uni High Gym Rooftop Solar PVs
- Wassaja Hall Rooftop Solar PVs
- SSC Solar Feasibility Study
The Business Instructional Facility was the first production rooftop solar PV array installed on a campus building. In 2009, 168 panels were installed above the auditorium, with 190 Watts per panel and a total system size of 32 kW. The installed panels were SANYO HIP-190/200BA3 PV Modules, with UniRac SolarMount PV Mounting Hardware, Xantrex PV20208 Inverters, and Xantrex CB-12H20-3R Combiner Boxes.
In 2019, additional solar panels were installed as part of a building expansion project. The additional panels have a capacity of 12.5 kW, making the total for the building 44.5 kW.
For additional information about this building, see the Business Instructional Facility (BIF) LEED Project: https://icap.sustainability.illinois.edu/project/bif-leed-platinum. Visit the Gies College of Business to see a virtual tour of BIF.
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Solar Generation from Business Instructional Facility
- FY 2009:
Not a complete year of production
- FY 2020:
first year of newer solar array above fourth floor addition
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