Putnam Faculty District of Putnam, Connecticut has offset 70% of its whole electrical energy load with a 752-kW photo voltaic undertaking. Greenskies Clean Focus financed the undertaking, constructed the arrays and can personal and function the programs.
“We’re completely happy to assist the City of Putnam purchase clear, reasonably priced electrical energy with photo voltaic,” stated Stanley Chin, president and CEO of Greenskies Clear Focus. “Our crew excels at helping municipalities implement renewable vitality with out capital expenditures. In spite of everything, they’re not within the enterprise of creating and working photo voltaic tasks — we’re.”
In whole, Greenskies put in over 2,000 photo voltaic panels on the rooftops of Putnam Excessive Faculty (520 kW) and Putnam Center Faculty (232 kW). Collectively, the rooftop arrays are projected to provide an estimated 866-MWh of unpolluted vitality every year.
“Bringing photo voltaic vitality to Putnam’s faculties is environmentally pleasant and cuts vitality prices,” stated Daniel P. Sullivan, III, superintendent of Putnam Faculties. “Saving cash with photo voltaic permits us to redirect financial savings to sources that instantly enhance our faculties.”
Putnam labored with Titan Vitality, an vitality consultancy, to conduct a request for proposal (RFP) course of. Greenskies was chosen to construct, personal and function the photo voltaic programs underneath a long-term energy buy settlement (PPA). The PPA construction ensures the city pays no upfront prices and could have lowered vitality charges, saving roughly $875,000 over the following 25 years.
“The Putnam Public Faculties made a quantum leap ahead when it comes to sustainability and value discount by selecting to go photo voltaic at each the highschool and center faculty,” stated Adam Teff, common supervisor of TitanGen. “By this addition of photo voltaic, the district offset roughly 70 p.c of their annual utility consumption and lowered their prices by roughly $55,000 a 12 months.”
Information merchandise from Greenskies Clear Vitality