Ameresco Chosen to Help North Carolina State University Meet 30 Percent of Peak Demand from Onsite Generation
$56 million steam plant project will
add 11 MW of new electric generation and new cogeneration equipment,
providing $6.5M in annual energy savings for public university
Framingham, MA – January 14, 2011 –
North Carolina State University has contracted with Ameresco, Inc.
(NYSE:AMRC), an independent energy efficiency and renewable energy
solutions company, to implement a number of significant energy
conservation measures at two campus central utility plants. The project
focuses on improving the reliability and efficiency of campus central
steam and chilled water generation.
Most significantly, this $56 million
energy saving performance contract will add cogeneration equipment that
will provide 11 MW of electric generation and 100,000 lbs/hr of steam
generation at one facility. The other facility is designed to receive
upgrades that will provide for another 300,000 lbs/hr of new more
efficient steam generating capacity. Implementation of all the planned
energy conservation measures at the two central utility plants is
expected to provide the university $6.5 million in average annual
About Ameresco, Inc.
Ameresco, Inc. was incorporated in
Delaware in April 2000 and is a leading independent provider of
comprehensive energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions for
facilities throughout North America. Ameresco’s solutions include
upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure, and the development,
construction, and operation of renewable energy plants. With
corporate headquarters located in Framingham, MA, Ameresco has 55
offices in 29 states and four Canadian provinces. For more
information, visit www.ameresco.com.
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