Centrica Business Solutions Completes 2.5 Megawatt rooftop solar installation Shelter Creek Condominiums

Centrica Business Solutions | November 05, 2020

Centrica Business Solutions, part of Centrica plc, a worldwide energy and administrations organization, has finished a 2.5 megawatt housetop sun powered establishment at Shelter Creek Condominiums in San Bruno, California. The task, which started in 2017, will balance the office's energy use by 70% and is relied upon to produce 3,632,773 kilowatt-hours every year. By producing their own capacity on location, the arrangement gives greater soundness to energy costs, and makes more open doors for investment funds.

"As we began to review options to make our community more sustainable, it seemed natural to have solar panels installed on our roof space that spans 440,000 square feet across eight buildings," said Ronnie Rosen CCAM-HR.LS General Manager, Shelter Creek Condominium Owners' Association. "When we were evaluating partners, Centrica Business Solutions stood out from the competition because of their ability to deliver a complete system that would produce the 2.5 megawatts we needed to make a difference in our electricity usage.  The depth and breadth of their abilities and expertise were essential to successfully guide us through to the completion of our solar project."

Sanctuary Creek Condominiums is one of the biggest multi-family advancements in San Mateo County and is driving the route as a supportable network. The 1,296 apartment suite style homes sit on 46 sections of land are worked around open save territories. Over the previous decade, the board has been determined to change the 45-year-old office into one of the most reasonable networks on the west coast. Notwithstanding having sunlight based boards, they have introduced 5,600 LED lights to basic regions, added colonies to improve the neighborhood biological system, and have electric vehicle charging stations accessible to occupants.

"Shelter creek is a good example of how even older facilities can be sustainable with some enhancements," said Chris Covell, head of Centrica Business Solutions North America. "The way we generate and consume energy is changing and Centrica Business Solutions' goal is to help customers through that change so they can be more carbon neutral through energy efficiency, solar and battery storage and electric vehicle innovations."

The close planetary system profits by 25-year workmanship guarantees and creation ensures, giving important true serenity to the network. It was subsidized through a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) - a low-upkeep financing choice which implied the framework required no capital cost. Haven Creek pays for the power produced by the framework at a set, limited kWh cost for the term of the agreement. This gives the network long haul consistency over their energy costs, ensuring them against future cost increments in utilities and empowering Shelter Creek to give cost investment funds to their inhabitants.

About Centrica plc

Centrica plc is an international energy and services company. Our purpose is to provide energy and services to satisfy the changing needs of our customers. We've been serving customers for over 200 years and aim to be at the center of their daily lives - central to helping them run their world. Under the Centrica Business Solutions brand, we deliver integrated energy solutions for businesses and other large energy users, combining distributed energy technologies and a variety of commercial options to improve performance and cost management, drive decarbonization, strengthen resilience, and create opportunities for growth.


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