Monetizing energy assets is an effective way to offset annual utility and infrastructure expenses or develop new sources of revenue for government and industrial enterprises. New approaches to energy asset management can eliminate the risks and costs associated with non-core energy infrastructure, while new fuel technologies including biomass and landfill gas provide new ways of monetizing waste.
Ameresco has the expertise to design, build, operate and maintain energy assets. We can develop a traditional or renewable energy project on site or retrofit existing energy assets for greater efficiency and production. We can also assume ownership or maintenance of existing facilities, delivering structured rates and guaranteed reliability. Our flexible power purchase agreements free municipalities, institutions and enterprises from the costs and risks typically needed to operate and maintain on-site energy assets.
Hidden Sources of Energy Assets Advances in technology are turning traditional sources of waste into valuable energy-producing commodities. Harnessing the potential of these new fuels can provide new sources of revenue for traditional energy suppliers as well as municipal and industrial enterprises outside of the energy services industry.
Municipalities: Real estate and geographical assets can be harnessed to provide solar, wind and hydroelectric energy.
Industrial: Biomass technologies convert manufacturing waste from lumber and paper production, as well as forest management, into a valuable source of fuel. Landfills are a ready source of methane gas that has a variety of energy applications.
Power Facilities: Cogeneration turns thermal energy from power generation into a needed supply of heat, hot water and steam. Capacity increases generate excess power that can be sold back into the grid to offset energy purchases or develop a stream of revenue.
Ameresco provides full energy asset management services that let our customers find cost savings and new sources of capital for infrastructure improvements and facility developments.
Featured Case Study
While under Ameresco ownership, Boeing’s central plant was converted from outdated, gas-fired equipment to fully modern, efficient electric systems.