Manheim Darlington Phase 1

Darlington, South Carolina
Project Size:
175 KW

This 175 KW solar array utlized EcoFoot2+ to secure panels on the roof of the Manheim Darlington complex located adjacent to the Darlignton Speedway -- home of Nascar's Darlington 500. The speedy installation of EcoFoot2+ feels right at home next to the fast cars on track at Darlington Speedway.

Engineers at Velo Solar designed this ballasated racking system to withstand wind loads up to 120 mph.

Velo Solar's Project Goals include:

  • Payback in less than 3 years
  • Receive Duke solar rebate
  • Offset 50% of electric bill

Manheim Darlington Project Stats are:

  • System Size – 175 KW
  • ROI Payback Period – 1.8 years
  • Energy Savings – 57%


Velo Solar is a leader in the commercial solar installation industry. The company's all engineer management team is focused on simplifying and maximizing the solar installation process. 

EcoFoot2+ is rated by DNV-GL with an impressive install speed of 13.5 modules per installer-hour. The roof-friendly ballasted system is industry-preferred for its simplicity of installing and transporting and speedy installation.

Darlington Raceway was built for NASCAR racing and is located near Darlington, South Carolina. It is nicknamed "The Lady in Black" and "The Track Too Tough to Tame" by many NASCAR fans and drivers and advertised as "A NASCAR Tradition."

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