JEFFERSON – Half Moon Ventures, a Chicago-based company, has
hired S&C Electric Co. for engineering and construction of the
Jefferson solar project.
The project will generate 1 megawatt of electricity, or enough
to power 150 homes, according to a company statement.
The electricity generated by the Jefferson project, located in
the city’s business spark, will be sold to WPPI Energy of Sun
“HMV is excited to enter the renewable energy market in
Wisconsin with the largest utility off-take project in the
state,” says Michael Hastings, chief executive of Half Moon
Ventures. “A key goal for us on this project was local content,
as HMV has deep roots in Wisconsin. We are proud to be providing
the state with a boost in employment activity by awarding the
EPC contract to S&C, which has a regional engineering office in
The project is also using 500-kilowatt inverters built by
Ingeteam’s Milwaukee factory in the Menomonee River Valley.
The project is expected to be finished by the end of December,
according to the statement. Half Moon Ventures said it plans to
use the project as a template for future utility-scale solar
projects in Wisconsin.