Wanaque Public Colleges in New Jersey and Greenskies Clean Focus energized 390 kW of latest photo voltaic tasks on two of the district’s colleges.
Greenskies partnered with Pfister Energy, a industrial photo voltaic developer and EPC contractor primarily based in Hawthorne, who put in photo voltaic panels on the roofs at Wanaque Elementary College (250 kW) and Haskell Elementary College (140 kW).
“Greenskies is happy to help the Wanaque faculty system by putting in on-site photo voltaic to supply steady vitality prices for years to come back,” mentioned Stanley Chin, president and CEO of Greenskies. “Photo voltaic delivers substantial vitality price financial savings, in addition to long-term environmental advantages. When colleges set up photo voltaic, it’s actually the children who win probably the most.”
These photo voltaic tasks had been made doable by a 15-year photo voltaic PPA with Greenskies, enabling the college district to put in the photo voltaic techniques without charge and buy the electrical energy they generate at a lowered charge whereas additionally outsourcing operation and upkeep prices for the 15-year time period.
“Pfister Power is thrilled to see the photo voltaic challenge at Wanaque Public Colleges come to fruition,” mentioned Sean Quin, senior VP of technique and enterprise growth at Pfister. “We’re proud to companion with Greenskies and the Wanaque BOE to assist cut back the working prices in addition to obtain the sustainability objectives of the college district. This challenge will profit each the scholars and the group.”
Patrick McQueeney, Superintendent of Colleges, added: “Pursuing photo voltaic installations at our faculty buildings was a possibility to scale back working prices, lower greenhouse fuel emissions and create instructional alternatives for college students. It sends a extremely seen message to the Wanaque group that clear vitality is attainable.”
Information merchandise from Greenskies Clear Power