Timex Group

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To reduce reliance on the electrical grid, Timex Group had 800 pole-mounted solar panels installed on the lawn adjacent to the entrance of their headquarters in Middlebury, CT. The installation, completed in 2009, is one of the largest ground-mounted solar panel arrays in the entire northeastern United States. This clean energy project was made possible by a grant from the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund.

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[one_half]Near the end of 2008, construction began on the second largest ground-mounted solar array in the northeastern United States. Timex Group USA’s 800-panel solar array was inaugurated on February 5, 2009 during a press event held at the company’s Middlebury, CT headquarters.[/one_half]


Size 244 kW
Production 356,799 kWh/year
PV modules SunPower 305W (800 modules)
Mounting Ground
Location Middlebury, CT
Online since 2009


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System Offsets* Annual Lifetime
Pounds of CO2 524,184 13,554,600
Miles driven 564,904 14,122,600
Trees planted 6,309 517,725


*Calculations based on EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalency Calculator. System lifetime is assumed to be 25 years.