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PGE pays to repair botched solar installation

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Portland General Electric will pay $1 million to repair fire hazards in a solar rooftop installed through a ProLogis partnership.

Solar Integrated Technologies installed the poorly crafted rooftop array, made with thin-film Uni-Solar panels, in 2009. It was under warranty by the installer, but Solar Integrated Technologies' parent company declared bankruptcy in February, forcing PGE to shoulder the cost of repairs.

The total cost of the project was $21 million. Through the arrangement, PGE leases the rooftops from ProLogis and owns the solar arrays. Solar power accounts for between one and two percent of PGE’s power mix, 11 percent of which is renewable power.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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