10-kW Systems to be Installed in Florida Schools through SunSmart Program

Shaka, a globalization and corporate strategies firm focusing on renewable energy, announcedthat it has entered into the final stages of an agreement with Vergona–Bowersox Electric, a Boca Raton-based corporation. According to the terms of the contract, Shaka will install 10-kW solar systems in various schools throughout Florida as part of the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) and Department of Energy (DOE) SunSmart E-Shelter Program. Vergona–Bowersox was awarded $8,000,000 for this project earlier this year, and has recently finalized the planning phase of the contract and is moving forward with executing on the installation phase.

“We are pleased to be commencing on the final contract stages for installation and project management with the Classic Solar/Shaka team,” said Mike Vergona Jr., Vice President of Vergona-Bowersox.  “By adding the expertise that Classic Solar/Shaka offers to our existing installation and project management infrastructure, we expect to finish installations at the remaining schools in the SunSmart project within the next ninety days.”

James Scott, CEO of Shaka stated, “We are excited to be joining the Vergona-Bowersox team on this worthy project, and we are looking forward to continuing our relationship with them far beyond the SunSmart project. As we continue to develop our solar market in the Eastern US, we are proud to say that we have aligned ourselves with an experienced and dedicated engineering firm that can provide many of our engineering needs in this region.”

Consistent with the company’s previous announcements, Shaka is continuing on the path to build one of the largest sales and installation companies in the country, specializing in cutting-edge methods of reducing energy consumption in homes and commercial buildings. “We are rapidly moving forward with the execution of our business plan. Our executive team is preparing to open additional sales and installation offices in Florida, Maryland, Texas and Arizona in the very near future through additional acquisitions, as well as expanding our existing offices.  The success that we have seen in such a short amount of time allows me to say with confidence that we fully expect to be profitable in the first quarter of 2012 and create the value that our shareholders deserve,” Scott said.

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