Education & Institution

Rutgers University Solar Carport Canopy System

Piscataway, New Jersey

Project Overview

MFS provided professional engineering services for the Rutgers University, Livingston Campus Solar Carport Canopy System. The planned construction consisted of the installation of an 8.01 MW direct-current (DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) canopy system on two parking lots totaling an approximately 32 acre footprint in Piscataway, New Jersey.

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Piscataway, New Jersey

Project Details

SunDurance Energy was awarded the entire design/build of the project and chose MFS as the lead engineer for the design of the carport installation and construction design administration for the project.


  • Owner:
    Rutgers University
    • Client:
      Sundurance Energy
      • Date Completed:
        March 2014

Services Provided

  • MFS provides professional land surveying services to private and public entities throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Our staff has extensive experience providing surveys for road, bridge, infrastructure, port, airport, waterfront, rail, environmental, and site development projects for the regions' federal, bi-state, state, and city agencies, as well as land developers.
  • MFS provides professional geotechnical engineering services including geotechnical investigation and subsurface exploration, soil engineering services, and permeability testing.
  • Our land development engineers will guide the client through the permitting process that exists at the state and local levels. The site development process consists of numerous moving parts with multiple professional disciplines helping to bring the project from concept to reality.
  • MFS provides professional structural engineering services, working closely with private and public clients and contractors to engineer cost-efficient structural systems, often in challenging site conditions, while consistently maintaining the integrity of tight project schedules.