Proposed Solar Farm
“NJ Oak Solar”
Lincoln Renewable Energy, LLC. Elmer Road, Fairfield Township, Cumberland Co., NJ
JEA was retained by Lincoln Renewable Energy, LLC., of Chicago, IL, to provide site/civil engineering services associated with the construction of a 10 megawatt ground mounted solar facility at this 100 acre +/- vacant tract. The proposed facility included ground mounted solar panels, electrical equipment, gravel and grass lined access-ways, perimeter fencing, stormwater management basins, landscape buffering, and preservation of existing wooded buffer areas. For this project, JEA was responsible for the preparation of an ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey; preparation of conceptual site plans; preparation of civil design/site development plans; stormwater management design; conducting a geotechnical investigation; Planning Board testimony for acquisition of a site plan approval; and coordination with numerous design team consultants and the Township Board Professionals. Approvals were obtained in the fall of 2010 and construction is anticipated to commence in the Spring of 2011.