Infiniti Energy, a full-service solar power developer and independent power producer, has completed construction on 905 kW of new solar projects for the Teaneck New Jersey Board of Education. Infiniti Energy was hired by Concord Management Services LLC (CMS), the EPC Contractor for the project. The project was completed under a Solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) which enables the district to achieve the financial benefits of renewable energy immediately while eliminating up-front expenditures and outsourcing operation and maintenance costs over a specified period. Financing for these projects was provided by Empower Energies.
According to project officials, the design includes rooftop solar arrays at six (6) K-12 buildings. The environmental benefits which these arrays generate are equivalent to nearly 2,400 cars being taken off the road for a year. Locations and individual system sizes include:
● Teaneck High School, a 119 kW DC array.
● Theodora Smiley Lacey School, a110 kW DC array.
● Thomas Jefferson Middle School, a 265 kW DC array.
● Whittier Elementary School, a 125 kW DC array.
● New Administration Building, a 103 kW DC array.
● Lowell Elementary School, a 114 kW DC array.
“We were excited to help support the Teaneck school system with the installation of renewable energy sources that will provide stable energy costs for years to come,” said Michael Aladich, Jr., Infiniti Senior Project Manager. “Public-private partnerships are an ideal option for educational facilities and municipal governments looking to reduce their energy costs and their carbon footprint, and we are proud to be an industry leader in the transition away from fossil fuel sources.”
“Concord Management Services LLC is committed to helping customers meet their sustainability goals by delivering full turn-key solutions while minimizing client risk,” said Chris Sylvia, CMS VP of Commissioning & Construction. “We are proud to have been selected as the EPC provider for the Teaneck School District. I also want to thank the fantastic team at Infiniti who was instrumental in helping complete the project on time and within budget.”
“The Board of Education takes the stewardship of taxpayer money and our natural resources very seriously,” said Anthony D’Angelo, Teaneck School District Director of Facilities. “This project is a win-win for both residents and students. Not only will the new solar arrays save our school district money, but they will also provide direct educational opportunities for our students concerning the benefits to the environment of the growing clean energy industry.” Infiniti Energy was thrilled to partner with Concord Engineering as an EPS solutions provider for this project.
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