Ballston Lake, New York – A Westchester printing and reward manufacturing firm is working in the direction of a extra sustainable future after agreeing to a long-term photo voltaic plus battery storage settlement with Centrica Enterprise Options.
Mines Press, an 88-year-old household enterprise primarily based in Cortlandt Manor, NY, gives printing and mailing companies nationwide to hundreds of firms in addition to working the design and warehouse amenities for the favored shopper model, Iscream.
Beneath a 25-year settlement, Centrica Enterprise Options will set up 1.3 MW’s of photo voltaic on the roof of the 108,000 sq. ft. facility as a part of a ‘Neighborhood Photo voltaic’ challenge. The electrical energy from the panels will even energy on-site batteries, which can then present clear, renewable power throughout excessive peak demand instances. Mines Press will take part because the business off-taker below the Neighborhood Photo voltaic program and can buy 40% of the credit, with the stability of surplus power being utilized by households together with most of the firm’s personal workers throughout the Con Edison utility territory, the place they are going to obtain credit on their month-to-month payments.
Steven Mines, President of Mines Press, mentioned, “We have been offered with many choices to place photo voltaic on our roof, nevertheless it wasn’t till Centrica Enterprise Options proposed this Neighborhood Photo voltaic challenge that every one the items fell into place. The power to cut back our personal power value, scale back our carbon footprint and supply the area people related benefits is a compelling choice we could not ignore. Centrica Enterprise Options has confirmed to be a wonderful associate on a really thrilling challenge.”
Centrica Enterprise Options changed all lighting on the inside and exterior of the constructing with new energy-efficient LEDs, which can scale back electrical energy consumption throughout the manufacturing facility by roughly 24%, creating vital and everlasting financial savings to the enterprise.
It is anticipated that the mixed challenge will offset 1,362 tons of carbon dioxide yearly and is equal to 1.4 million kilos of coal not being burned on an annual foundation.
George Ford, Director of Enterprise Growth Centrica Enterprise Options North America, mentioned, “This type of forward-thinking is achievable for companies of all sorts and sizes. The Mines household put lots of thought and planning into how they’d turn into a extra sustainable enterprise, and we have created a program of actions that can set them on the trail in the direction of Web Zero.”
Chris Covell, Head of Centrica Enterprise Options North America, added, “This answer for Mines Press is an indication of our dedication to constructing customer-centric tasks that not solely ship sustainability, but in addition leverage market incentives and know-how like photo voltaic and storage to offer significant monetary profit to our clients’ backside line.”