success stories

DSD’s mission is to engineer a new energy future for commercial, industrial & municipal clients across the country. Below, please find case studies that detail how DSD is transforming energy for clients in numerous industries with a variety of different challenges.

Below, please find several case studies that detail how DSD is transforming energy for organizations and industries of all kinds.

Bishop Ranch

DSD created a breathtaking solar array for Bishop Ranch that helped its “City Center” earn LEED Platinum certification — and offset 75% of its total energy use.

IKEA Retail U.S.

With flexible thinking and nimble action, DSD installed solar arrays at eight of IKEA’s U.S. retail locations — to accelerate clean-energy generation (11GwH each year).

Partners HealthCare System

DSD helped Partners HealthCare take on, and achieve, the steep challenge of a 40% reduction of emissions by the end of 2022.


DSD helped this senior-living community greatly expand its size and amenities, while reducing its energy use — and the costs associated with it.

Connecticut State Colleges & Universities

Through ingenious design, CSCU harnesses enough energy from the sun to save $15M over 20 years and offset average campus energy use by 30%.

The Home Depot

With solar installations in 37 east coast stores, DSD helped this retail giant avoid almost 13,000 metric tons of carbon emissions.  

MGM Springfield

DSD’s multi-faceted, integrated solar solution helped MGM Springfield earn the gaming industry’s first-ever LEED Platinum certification.

Did You Know?

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