Mayor Burchett, Ameresco to unveil first of 14 solar projects

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, other County officials and Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE: AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, will unveil the first of 14 solar projects Monday, September 28, 2015 at the Knox Central Building. Ameresco was selected by Knox County to install more than 5 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic systems on the rooftops of 11 schools plus the Central Building, and ground mount solar arrays at the Detention and Juvenile Justice Facilities. The $12.5 million project is expected to provide more than $29 million in energy savings to the County.

WHO:
Tim Burchett, Knox County Mayor
Dr. James P. Mclntyre, Superintendent, Knox County Schools
Jeff Metcalf, Vice President, Ameresco

WHERE:
Knox Central Building
1000 N. Central Street
Knoxville, TN 37917

WHEN:
Monday, September 28, 2015
10:00 AM


VISUALS/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY:

Roof top solar panels.

To obtain visuals of the roof top solar panels on the Knox Central Building roof, please wear flats with a closed toe and rubber soles. Heels and wedge heels are not permitted on the roof for safety reasons.

Contacts:
Michael Grider, Office of Knox County Mayor, 865.215.4750, michael.grider@knoxcounty.org
CarolAnn Hibbard, Ameresco, 508.661.2264, news@ameresco.com

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