|12/30/09||City of Knoxville Council Approved an Ambitious Energy Services Agreement with Ameresco|
|Knoxville, TN -
City of Knoxville Council approved an ambitious energy services agreement with Ameresco Tuesday night providing for improvements that will save the City of Knoxville millions of dollars while reducing its energy consumption and carbon emissions.
The savings generated by the $19 million energy conservation package will pay for the costs of installing and maintaining the improvements in less than 15 years. Ameresco, a Massachusetts-based energy services company with offices in K... |
|12/17/09||Southeastern Regional School District to Save $276,000 Annually Thanks to Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Improvements Engineered by Ameresco|
|South Easton, MA -
The Southeastern Regional School District, located in the town of Easton, and Framingham-based Ameresco today unveiled $3.2 million in energy efficiency improvements at the Southeastern Regional Vocational-Technical High School that will save an estimated $276,000 in energy costs annually at the school. The energy savings that will occur as a result as of the improvements will pay for the cost of the efficiency upgrades over the 18 year life of the contract.
“Ameresco has b... |
|12/04/09||EPA Commends Corporate Leaders for Major Greenhouse Gas Reductions|
|EPA is recognizing eight companies for achieving significant goals to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through the agency’s Climate Leaders program. Twenty-seven companies are also being commended for announcing aggressive GHG reduction goals.
Combined, the Climate Leaders companies are reducing greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 50 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents per year.
“EPA’s Climate Leaders are sending a clear message that the choice between our economy and ... |
|11/30/09||Energy Secretary Chu Breaks Ground on Largest Energy Efficiency Project in Nation’s History|
|Ameresco to Build 3 State-of-the-Art Biomass Cogeneration Plants At DOE Savannah River SiteRelease Date: 11/30/2009
Aiken, SC -
U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today joined with Ameresco’s CEO George Sakellaris to break ground on the largest energy efficiency project in the federal government’s history. Located at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site (SRS) in Aiken, South Carolina, the project will feature the construction of a large biomass cogeneration facility and two small... |
|10/19/09||Missouri Govenor Unveils Renewable Energy Project|
|Economy, Citizens Benefit from Innovative Landfill Gas and Waste Heat Utilization ProjectRelease Date: 10/19/2009
Jefferson City, MO -
Governor Jay Nixon today cut the ribbon on an innovative, new renewable energy project in Jefferson City, Missouri. This renewable energy project, developed through a partnership between Republic Services, Ameresco, Columbia Water & Light, and the State of Missouri, was recently featured at The White House in a meeting hosted by Treasury Secretary Tim Ge... |
|10/02/09||Ameresco Begins Construction on Arizona State Agency's First Energy Service Performance Contract|
|Framingham, MA -
Ameresco begins construction on its $6.2 million energy savings performance contract at the Arizona State Prison Complex, Tucson (ASPCT). The first Energy Service Performance Contract to be developed for the State of Arizona this project entailed the development of unique and innovative project financing to meet the requirements of the State.
In 2005 the Arizona Department of Corrections was the first Arizona agency to start an initiative to select an energy services company ... |
|10/02/09||City Takes Next Step Towards Sustainability and Reducing its Carbon Footprint|
|Portland, ME -
Ameresco, an energy services company with offices in Portland, Maine, released the preliminary findings of a comprehensive energy audit of 55 city buildings and City owned street lights to the Portland City Council today. The City is reviewing a series of energy conservation projects designed to save money in energy and maintenance costs and take advantage of limited funding options available. The projects selected will be implemented under an energy savings performance contract... |
|10/01/09||Republic Services' Keller Canyon Landfill Gas Project to Provide Electricity to Bay Area Homes|
|Pittsburg, CA -
The dedication of the Keller Canyon Landfill gas-to-electricity project marks the second time this year that Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) and Ameresco have partnered to develop and expand renewable energy sources for California and to provide power to residents of and businesses in Palo Alto and Alameda.
“This is California’s newest clean, renewable energy source and it will help the state meet its recent commitment to increase its renewable energy portfolio standard,” s... |
|09/30/09||Ameresco Canada Inc. Acquires Byrne Engineering|
|Toronto, ON -
Ameresco Canada Inc (Ameresco), Canada’s largest and fastest growing independently-held energy service company, today announced the purchase of Byrne Engineering (Byrne).
Byrne is an independent consulting engineering firm specializing in mechanical, electrical and structural engineering, with a proven track record in the following fields: mining/mineral processing, manufacturing/production, transportation, energy, industrial automation, construction/renovation/rehabilitation, p... |
|09/10/09||Energy Savings to Fund Improvements at Lynn Housing Authority and Neighborhood Development|
|Lynn, MA -
The Lynn Housing Authority and Neighborhood Development (LHAND) will cut the demand for energy by nearly 40% at both of its Federally funded properties, Curwin Circle and Wall Plaza, and improve hot water distribution at its largest property by replacing an aging centralized boiler plant with 17 smaller, satellite boiler plants. Additionally, Ameresco will be implementing a large weatherization program as part of a sweeping $6.3 million energy efficiency project.
The future savings... |
|06/17/09||Ameresco Selected to Construct Nation's Largest Publicly Operated Biomass Cogeneration Facility|
|Framingham, MA -
The nation’s leader and largest independent energy services provider Ameresco, Inc. (Ameresco) has been awarded a contract by the Department of Energy (DOE) to construct a biomass cogeneration facility and two smaller biomass heating facilities at the DOE’s Savannah River Site in Aiken, SC. The project is the largest energy savings performance and renewable energy contract (ESPC) in the nation’s history.
Ameresco will finance, design, construct, operate, maintain and fuel the... |