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Ameresco and Wells Fargo Collaborate to Develop and Install Approximately 30 MW Solar Generation Assets in Seven States

Ameresco | February 03, 2021

Ameresco and Wells Fargo announced a collaboration to create and introduce around 30 MW of new, on location solar generation resources at corporate and retail stores in seven states. The almost 100 solar PV clusters are a mix of roof and ground-mount frameworks at Wells Fargo retail and regulatory areas in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Iowa, New Jersey, North Carolina and Texas. Development on the frameworks will start in April and go into 2022.

Wells Fargo has been meeting 100% of its worldwide power prerequisites with sustainable power since 2017, at first through the acquisition of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). The present declaration is important for the association's endeavors to progress to long haul arrangements that help the improvement of net-new wellsprings of sustainable power in areas where its energy needs are the best. Notwithstanding helping Wells Fargo meet its ecological objectives, the system conveys local area benefits like occupation creation, charge income and network flexibility in areas where its clients and representatives reside and work.

Wells Fargo appointed this unpredictable and imaginative undertaking, and Ameresco arose the favored partner because of its showed capacity to convey a wide extent of administrations across various task types, areas and administrative structures.

The roughly 30 MW of on location solar to be built under the arrangement announced today runs in size from a 6-kW housetop exhibit on a branch in Connecticut to a 6.5-MW garage and roof framework at Wells Fargo's Chandler AZ grounds. Other bigger tasks incorporate a 5.5-MW blend housetop/ground-mount framework to serve a managerial property in San Antonio, Texas, and an almost 2-MW ground mount framework nearby a Wells Fargo grounds in Des Moines, Iowa, that will incorporate in excess of six sections of land of pollinator gardens, adding to the general manageability effect of the venture locally.

“Wells Fargo aims to meet its energy goals in a way that curbs climate change,” said Nate Hurst, head of Social Impact and Sustainability for Wells Fargo. “We believe you can protect the planet and grow the economy at the same time. By significantly expanding our onsite solar generation, we are delivering impact at the local level and helping to accelerating a just transition to a low-carbon future.”

Ameresco worked in association with environmentally friendly power warning firm, CustomerFirst Renewables, likewise a merchant of Wells Fargo, to design and build up the solar energy frameworks.

“We commend the initiative taken by Wells Fargo to lead by example in the various communities they serve across the country,” said Bob Georgeoff, VP of Ameresco. “We are proud of the partnership with Wells Fargo to date and look forward to exploring future opportunities that will further their position as a corporate leader in the area of environmental sustainability.”

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