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701 KILOWATT SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM TO BE ACTIVATED AT ROCKVILLE ICE ARENA | Environment

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701 KILOWATT SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM TO BE ACTIVATED AT ROCKVILLE ICE ARENA
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Standard Solar, Inc., a leader in the full-service development, installation and financing of solar electric systems for commercial, government and residential customers, today announced it will officially activate a 701 kilowatt solar energy system on the Rockville Ice Arena—one of the largest single rooftop solar energy systems in Maryland—on Thursday, November 18, 2010.

The system is projected to meet about 30 percent of the Arena’s annual electricity needs and will reduce carbon dioxide (CO2)-equivalent emissions by about 757 tons each year. The electricity generated by the Arena’s solar system is enough to power approximately 72 average-sized American homes for a year.

The installation includes a large screen monitor where visitors can view how much electricity the solar panel system is producing at any given time, or review historical performance.

To get in on the action, the location is:

Rockville Ice Arena

50 Southlawn Court

Rockville, Maryland

About Standard Solar
Standard Solar, Inc. is a leader in the full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of solar electric systems. Dedicated to making solar solutions more accessible to consumers, businesses, institutions and governments, the company is leading the way to energy independence. Committed to offering responsible and energy cost-saving solar solutions that conform to the highest standards, Standard Solar is one of the most trusted and respected solar companies. Since 2004, Standard Solar has been the partner of choice to make solar energy financially accessible, helping customers through financing options, including Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and navigating expanded federal and state and local tax credits. The company’s Standard Energy Solutions (SES) division provides energy auditing and retrofitting services for energy improvement projects. Ranked the 73rd Fastest Growing Private Company in America in 2010 by Inc. magazine, and the highest-ranking renewable energy company on the list, Standard Solar is headquartered in Rockville, MD. For more information, please visit www.standardsolar.com.

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