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From Solar Plans to Realization.

When your solar plans have been approved through interconnection & permitting, the commercial solar power installation and construction process can begin. Projects involving solar power for commercial buildings can be complex but Aurora Energy streamlines the process including working closely with vendors to source the best solar panels for commercial use.


At this point, the design is set, the plans are filed, and the permits are approved. A pre-construction meeting with facility staff followed by construction deployment at the site happens during this phase of the project. As materials are delivered for installation, a temporary staging area is often designated for easy access as they are needed throughout the construction of the array. The timeline of installation for solar panels for commercial buildings depends on the complexity of the project.


Interconnection is the final step prior to commissioning your new solar operation. Interconnection refers to both the physical connection of the new facility to the local utility’s power grid as well as the regulatory application process. Physically connecting the new power source requires existing power to be temporarily suspended. This is often scheduled to occur during non-working hours to limit disruption to daily business activities.


Once mechanical, structural and electrical construction is substantially completed, Aurora Energy will confirm with jurisdictional authorities (city or county) that the commercial solar power system was built in accordance with the plan and that it will operate within acceptable parameters. They will review the installation to make sure it’s safe, code compliant and substantially built according to plans. This final sign-off is sent to the utility with a request for permission to operate.

Local. Experienced. Professional.

Aurora Energy Inc. is a commercial solar leader based in Columbia, Maryland and serves the MD/DC/VA region.  Our NABCEP-trained solar professionals are always available for customer questions, concerns or ideas.  We live & work in the community we serve. 

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