Hunts Point Energy Resiliency Project – Solar + Storage Installation

DBC is the subcontractor to AECOM performing the electrical work for this school solar and storage installation at PS 48 and MS 424 in the Bronx.


Work includes furnish & install two new BESS (battery energy storage systems) with 274 kWh of storage at the two schools; Install a 72 kW solar PV system on the roof of PS 48 and a 450 kW solar PV system on the roof of MS 424; Install six new automatic transfer switches, four new pieces of switchgear that vary from 800A to 2000A, two transformers, one 75kVA and one 500kVA and various switches. Install new fire department connections and a sprinkler system at each BESS.


Install fire alarm devices at each BESS that will tie into the existing fire alarm system at each school. Install new SCADA system between the BESS, solar PV systems and the new switchgear. The batteries for the BESS are in the Simpliphi BOSS 12 enclosure. There will be eight of these enclosures at each school which holds 12 batteries. Each BESS includes a total of 92 batteries.

Project Details

  • Location : Bronx, NY
  • Complete Date : Ongoing
  • Client Name : NYC Economic Development Corporation/AECOM Inc.