Signal Energy Chooses Trimark to Provide Monitoring, RIG and Metering for 200MW Garland Solar Power Generation Project
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Folsom, Calif. – Signal Energy Constructors has awarded Trimark Associates Inc. (Trimark) a technology and services contract to address regulatory compliance and operational control for the Garland Solar Project.
The 200 MW Garland Solar Project is owned by Southern Power and Recurrent Energy. Trimark’s contract includes SCADA, RIG, Revenue Metering and Meteorological stations. Trimark is also providing associated services to complete the California Independent System Operator’s (CAISO) New Resource Implementation (NRI) process related to Remote Intelligent Gateway (RIG) and Metering. The project is located in Kern County, CA.
“The Garland Solar Project encompasses the strength our partners expect – a single, unified solution for PV control, compliance and accurate settlements. We are excited to get started and continue our part in greening the grid,” says Trimark President and CEO Mark Morosky.
Trimark will provide an integrated solution including a CAISO RIG; CAISO revenue meters; CAISO NRI services; a full featured Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system; a data historian; advanced inverter controls; substation power equipment monitoring; interfaces to Southern California Edison’s (SCE) EMS; CAISO and SCE compliant meteorological stations; and integration with the site fiber optic network. This end-to-end solution ensures that the Garland Solar Project will have a complete, integrated CAISO compliant system and full featured controls.
Signal Energy Constructors is a full-service engineering, procurement and construction firm for wind, solar and clean energy. Trimark won the Garland Solar project based on its extensive experience and thorough understanding of technology for metering, monitoring and controlling utility-scale power production facilities. Trimark’s expertise is visible in the largest PV sites across the world including utility-scale solar sites Topaz (550 MW), Desert Sunlight (550 MW), Solar Star (579 MW), Redwood Cluster (60MW) and many others.
Trimark Associates, Inc. (Trimark) is a leading provider of measurement, SCADA, monitoring and communications solutions for critical infrastructure. Trimark also develops reliable, affordable revenue-grade metering, monitoring, reporting, and control solutions required for ISO compliance, accurate billing and settlements, and operational optimization.
Trimark celebrates its 15th anniversary this year and has grown in each of its 15 years in business – in revenue, range of services and staff. The company began with two people and a 700 square foot office in El Dorado Hills, and now employs more than 80 members across offices in Virginia, Southern California and its headquarters in Folsom, California. To learn more about Trimark, follow us on Twitter @trimarkassoc193, on LinkedIn, visit www.TrimarkAssoc.com or call (916) 357-5970.