Logan Airport, Terminal B Parking Facility

Boston, MA

Electrical Contractor

Broadway Electrical Co., Inc.


197kw (DC) Solar Tree/PV Panel System


Massachusetts Port Authority

Solar Electricity Project Overview

Installation Size (dc):197kw Solar Installation
Inverter Manufacturer: (2) Satcon 100kw Inverters,
      Model PVS-100-4UL
Solar Panels: Direct Mounted PV panels on
      32 Structural Steel Solar Trees (16 trees per inverter)
Racking System: Structural steel Solar Trees
Data Acquisition: Fat Spaniel Web-based Data
      Acquisition System
Projected Electricity Generation: 168 kwh/annually

> Logan Solar Project Article — Boston Globe
Electrical Project Scope

Broadway provided complete turnkey design and installation of the 197kw DC solar installation at Boston Logan International Airport’s Terminal B Parking Garage. The projected electricity generation of 236,000 kwh/annually from this system design represents 5% of the energy usage of the parking facility. Additionally, Broadway installed energy efficient LED lighting throughout garage and hallway areas, expected to reduce electricity usage by nearly 50 percent.

The solar design features and installation included:

  1. 32 Structural solar trees with direct mounted photovoltaic (PV) panels
  2. (2) Satcon 100kw Inverters, Model PVS-100-4UL
  3. Integration of Fat Spaniel data acquisition system. Fat Spaniel provides a comprehensive array of data collection, inverter monitoring, power metering, communications networking and real-time production statistics.
Project Photos

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