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Hannah Solar completed a significant rooftop solar installation for Saia Motor Freight LLC in Buford, Georgia. This rooftop solar installation was recently completed using 1,620 Longi 450 Watt solar...

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Project Description

Hannah Solar completed a significant rooftop solar installation for Saia Motor Freight LLC in Buford, Georgia. This rooftop solar installation was recently completed using 1,620 Longi 450 Watt solar modules, Solis inverters and Unirac Ecofoot 2+ racking system. Saia’s commitment to sustainable energy integration is driven by both cost savings and their integrated plan to reduce their carbon footprint. This project serves as an exemplary case of how renewable energy can contribute to a low carbon transportation initiative and provide an eco-friendly option for companies we are fortunate to serve across various industries.

Project Benefits:

  • Annual Energy Generation: The rooftop solar system installed by Hannah Solar is expected to generate approximately 1,048,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) annually. This energy production is equivalent to the annual energy usage of nearly 100 average homes (based on a national average of 10,632 kWh per home).
  • Operating Cost Reduction: Saia sought to lower their operating costs at their new facility. The solar installation will significantly reduce their electricity expenses by approximately 70% by generating a substantial portion of their power needs from a clean and sustainable source.
  • Energy Credits: Any excess energy generated by the system will be sold to Georgia Power and credited back to Saia. This means that when the system produces more energy than the facility consumes, the surplus energy is sent back to the grid, resulting in energy credits or cost savings.

About Saia: Saia Freight Lines, LLC is a well-established transportation and logistics company, offering a range of services including LTL (Less-Than-Truckload) freight, expedited and truckload shipping solutions, warehouse logistics, and supply chain management. With a nationwide presence spanning 194 terminals, Saia is a leading carrier in the United States, dedicated to providing comprehensive and reliable freight and logistics solutions.

About Hannah Solar Energy, Inc: HSEI is a full-service developer of solar, energy storage and electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Since 2008, the team at HSEI, headquartered in Atlanta, has been developing and building commercial projects across the southeast. Our team of seasoned professionals includes design engineers, licensed electricians and NABCEP certified PV Installation Professionals.