Solar Utility Network Deployment Acceleration Project
Solar Utility Network Deployment Acceleration Project

The Solar Utility Network Deployment Acceleration project, or SUNDA, is developing a standardized “Photovoltaic system package” consisting of engineering designs, business models, financing and insurance options, and optimized procurement that can reduce the cost of utility-scale solar projects. NRECA estimates these packages can reduce engineering design costs by 25 percent, procurement costs by ten percent and insurance costs by 25 percent.

The SUNDA project aims to bring the cost of installed solar down to $1.60/Wp.

Thanks to a grant from the Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative, NRECA is partnering with the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation, PowerSecure and the 17 cooperatives to develop, test and refine standardized system packages that will enable co-ops across the country to develop solar at a minimal cost.

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