New Generation Power to install largest airport solar array in the U.S. with FAA and DOE approval

Chicago-based New Generation Power got clearance from the FAA and the Department of Energy to move forward with a 20-megawatt solar installation on 70 acres at the airport in Rockford, Ill.

“We are looking to ramp this up to a 62-megawatt project eventually,” said Michael Pontarelli, New Generation Power vice president of project development.