Commdex Awarded USACE Prime Contract for Construction of a Solar Photo-Voltaic System
Norcross, GA, October 6th, 2014 – Commdex, a wireless systems integration firm, announced today that it has been awarded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)’ prime contract to construct a complete solar Photo-Voltaic (PV) system in Montgomery, Alabama. A solar PV system, which consists of an arrangement of several components, including solar panels to absorb and directly convert sunlight into electricity, a solar inverter to change the electrical current from DC to AC, as well as mounting, cabling and other electrical accessories to connect the parts into a fully functioning system. Under this contract, Commdex will supply and install 545 Solar PV panels and inverters, providing 150 kW of total power for all 7 buildings. This critical effort represents the company’s continuous push for diversification of its service offerings, a crucial facet of its growth strategy for 2014 and beyond.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approximately 37,000 dedicated Civilians and Soldiers delivering engineering services to customers in more than 130 countries worldwide. According to the USACE website, environmental sustainability is a guiding principle of the organization, as it diligently works to strengthen national security by building and maintaining America’s infrastructure and providing military facilities where servicemen train, work and live. USACE strives to reduce the energy footprint of its facilities, and one energy conservation measure that it employs is the use of simple and efficient building systems with renewable energy options, which can be achieved through the design and build of solar PV systems.
In the past, Commdex has successfully supported USACE with critical communications solutions including remote video surveillance services, design and construction of communications towers, microwave backhaul, and network engineering. Past partnerships on critical missions has provided Commdex with the in-depth experience in the client’s technical environment to perform work under this new contract to successfully install, integrate, commission, test and deploy a complete solar PV system to satisfy all customer needs.
Commdex President Prince Niyyar said, “We are pleased that USACE has demonstrated its continued confidence in Commdex and our capabilities by awarding us this important contract to construct the solar PV system for the facilities in Montgomery, Alabama. We are looking forward to once again partnering with USACE and we are fully committed to their vital mission of building and maintaining military facilities that strengthen our nation’s security, protect our servicemen, and promote environmental sustainability by delivering solutions that utilize renewable energy sources.”
This contract is set to begin immediately, with Commdex delivering the new, complete solar PV system by the spring of 2014.
About Commdex Consulting
Commdex Consulting, LLC, is an 8(a), MBE certified, small business headquartered in Norcross, GA. Commdex specializes in providing network solutions to telecommunications service providers and manufacturers for the deployment of telecom networks, facilities and supporting systems. Commdex specializes in designing and implementing mission critical voice and data networks over Wi-Fi, microwave, land mobile radio and other technologies. Commdex offers a broad, rich portfolio of proven telecom solutions. Its solutions, services and methodologies have been tested and proven in hundreds of customer environments. Our customer base ranges from state, local and federal customers, to large enterprises and equipment manufacturers. For more information, visit Commdex at www.commdex.com