Fall River Mayor Flanagan and Ameresco to Mark Completion of Solar Panel Installations


Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan will join Ameresco executives along with school and local officials at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to recognize the completion of a 76 kW solar panel installation at Frank M. Silvia Elementary School.  As part of the event, attendees will have an opportunity to interact with a kiosk in the school’s lobby that will provide educational information about the system to students, teachers and visitors.  Similar installations have been completed at the City’s Water Treatment Plant, the Edmund P. Talbot Middle School, and the New Mathew J. Kuss Middle School.

The event will also recognize the completion of the first phase of a multi-phase energy efficiency initiative, including a 576 kW PPA with the City, for Ameresco to design, build, own, operate and maintain the four solar PV electricity generating systems.  The project also features a comprehensive Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) that is expected to save the City more than $2.7 million in energy savings over the life of the contract, while reducing Fall River’s carbon footprint by 25.8 million pounds of carbon dioxide.


Speakers and Invited Guests Include:
•    Fall River Mayor William A. Flanagan
•    Meg Mayo-Brown , Superintendent, Fall River Public Schools
•    Denise Ward, Principal, Frank M. Silvia Elementary School
•    James A. Walker, Director, Ameresco


Tuesday, January 10, 2012
10:00 am


Frank M. Silvia Elementary School
1899 Meridian Street
Fall River, MA 02720

About Ameresco, Inc.

Founded in 2000, Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) is a leading independent provider of comprehensive services, energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, and renewable energy solutions for facilities throughout North America. Ameresco’s services include upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure and the development, construction and operation of renewable energy plants.  Ameresco has successfully completed energy saving, environmentally responsible projects with federal, state and local governments, healthcare and educational institutions, housing authorities, and commercial and industrial customers.  With its corporate headquarters in Framingham, MA, Ameresco provides local expertise through its 59 offices in 34 states and five Canadian provinces. Ameresco has more than 850 employees.  For more information, visit www.ameresco.com.

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Ameresco: CarolAnn Hibbard, 508-661-2264, [email protected]