Pecan farmer invests in solar energy

Press release from the issuing company

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Based out of Shamrock Ranch in Albany is an operation that some believe can function as an efficient way to meet the region’s energy needs — solar power.

Trey Pippin, an area pecan farm operator and the product of the University of Georgia’s bioengineering program, now has a solar power farm running in Arlington.

Conceived and developed by Pippin, ESA Renewables of Florida engineered and constructed the 200-kilowatt project. The system covers one acre and was installed using 836 Suniva solar panels, PV Powered inverters, a Schletter’s FS racking system and a Fat Spaniel monitoring system. (read more at