End customer benefits

383.16 kW

System Size


year 1 projected


25 Year Projected Savings
contractor benefits


Saved in hard

Papagni Wines, in Madera, California, has an rich tradition of growing grapes for winemaking that reaches back to Bari, Italy. The Papagni family is one of many wineries that have switched to solar to generate ongoing savings on their electricity bills.

Quick Facts

Location: Madera, CA
Installer: AgWell Solar
Product: Osprey PowerPlatform® Solar Ground Mount System, Lightway Solar 310W Poly Module, Solectrica Renewables 36TL Inverter


The Papagni family was interested in solar and timed their installation with a 1031 exchange (an IRS code that allows an investor to sell a property, reinvest the proceeds in a new property, and defer all capital gain taxes). They had a very short time frame to work with, and after speaking with several solar contractors, the family chose AgWell Solar, due to their ability to rapidly deploy the Osprey PowerPlatform. The AgWell Solar team broke ground the day after Thanksgiving, and had 383kW installed (104 Osprey units), commissioned, inspected, with Permission to Operate (PTO) from the utility by Dec 31, 2014.

Nuance Energy Advantage: Rapid deployment: from contract signing to system operation was 33 days. No other firm could meet the timeline needed by customer.

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To learn more about using the Osprey PowerPlatform as your rapid-install, ground-mount solar solution, contact us or request a quote.

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