Oakhurst Dairy


Rooftop solar thermal to food processing

IFES Number: 13

City: Portland

State: ME

Country: USA

Type of Firm: food processing and distribution

Main Products: dairy products

Ownership Type: private

Technology: Solar PV, Solar Thermal

Energy System Components: 2,700 sq ft rooftop panels

Operational Status: Operational

Year Installed: 2008

Energy Feedstock: solar

Energy Uses: hot water washing + waste heat recovery system

Fossil Energy Inputs Replaced: reduced heating oil by 7000 - 10,000 gallons/yr

TCO2 Eq Avoided: goal is 20% reduction in GHG

Website: http://www.oakhurstdairy.com/community/solar.php