Englewood Mayor Woodward, City Council and Staff to Join Ameresco in Ribbon Cutting for Solar PV and Energy Conservation Projects

WHAT: Mayor Jim Woodward will announce the beginning of a significant energy efficiency and infrastructure upgrade. The City of Englewood, in partnership with Ameresco, is implementing two clean energy initiatives. The energy conservation program includes a focus on efficiencies in equipment retrofits and replacements and will be self-funded by the energy savings from the projects. As part of the City’s energy stabilization strategy, solar photovoltaic (PV) systems were installed on four City-owned sites, and generate 431,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy annually.  The projects will result in environmental benefits by reducing harmful nitrous oxides, sulfuric oxides, and carbon monoxides released into the atmosphere.

WHO:  Speakers Include:

    • Jim Woodward, Mayor, City of Englewood
    • Gary Sears, City Manager, City of Englewood
    • Tom Plant, Director, Colorado Governor’s Energy Office (GEO)*
    • George Tocquigny, Regional Director, Ameresco

* invited

WHEN:  Monday, November 8, 2010, 3:00 pm

WHERE: Jefferson Fire Station
Englewood Police/Fire Complex
3615 S. Elati Street
Englewood, CO 80110

About the City of Englewood
Englewood is a full-service city that is centrally located within the Denver Metropolitan area. With outstanding access, Englewood is ideally situated for residents, businesses, and visitors. Englewood boasts a strong employee base and business-friendly government. Englewood has long been the location of choice for successful business.  Light rail transit and excellent access to the Denver metro area are among the many reasons that put Englewood at the crossroads to commerce. Englewood offers small town convenience with big city amenities and is home to 32,191 residents and 1,699 businesses.

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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Ameresco: CarolAnn Hibbard, 508-661-2264, news@ameresco.com