George & Associates, Consulting Engineers, Inc. (G&A) provided civil engineering services for the City of Lake Worth Solar Farm project. The 2 megawatt (MW) solar plant sits on a five-acre site of a former landfill. The ground-mounted solar array consists of 6,490 monocrystalline solar panels and is expected to generate about two percent of the city’s energy load. The project was in partnership with Advanced Green Technologies (AGT), Siemens Corporation, and the City of Lake Worth, Florida
G&A was responsible for site development which entailed preparing civil design within the constraints of the existing landfill which was capped with an impervious clay liner . Geo-technical testing was used to confirm the two existing stormwater management facilities were adequate for the project. Permitting services included SFWMD, FDEP, DOH, and City of Lake Worth.
For more information go to http://www.agt.com/portfolio-type/city-lake-worth-solar-farm/
See article in Palm Beach Post http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/local/city-turning-landfill-site-into-solar-energy-field/dDWgUBz68usAuWngS0Kp3J/