Project partners Standard Solar, SolarPark Energy and Catalyst Power have completed a 7.1 MW community solar project in York, NY with local decision makers, business leaders and state officials. The event commemorated the life of the late Thomas Guzek, the founder of his SolarPark Energy project, his developer.
Standard Solar will fund construction and own and operate the project for the long term. SolarPark Energy developed the project and Catalyst Power Holdings LLC manages subscriber acquisition and customer service for the project.
Anne Cassidy, Managing Partner of SolarPark Energy, said: “This is his legacy. He would have been honored to be here today, but I’m sure he’s here in spirit.”
Darryl Piron, Director of Business Development at Standard Solar, said: “It was inspiring to bring development partners, local officials and members of the community together to celebrate the launch and honor the life of Tom Guzek, a true advocate and visionary in the renewable energy sector. ”
A single-axis tracker system is projected to generate approximately 10,794,000 kWh per year, allowing local residents and businesses to benefit from clean energy savings as solar energy can offset their electricity bills. .
“Community solar offers a great cost-saving way for small businesses to access the benefits of solar. Small businesses also provide a strong subscriber base for community solar projects, ensuring project success. ,” said CEO Gabe Philips. of catalytic power. “New York’s community solar program is one of the quickest and easiest ways for companies to save money while supporting their local communities,” he said. We are thrilled to be fully subscribing to our community solar farm.”
“The realization of this project reflects the importance of public-private partnerships and the progress that can be achieved when industry, state and local governments work together to address climate change,” said Assistant Director of Distributed Energy Resources. said Shyam Mehta, NYSERDA Energy Storage. “NYSERDA is proud to support this community solar project that will bring the benefits of clean energy and lower electricity bills to neighborhood homes and businesses. , will be forever preserved in this project and the other community solar projects throughout New York State that he helped bring to life.”
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