FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 17, 2022–
Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE: AMRC), a leading cleantech integrator specializing in energy efficiency and renewable energy, today announced that Ameresco Canada is the recipient of Energy’s 2022 Landmark Application of Energy Storage Award. Storage Canada (ESC) for its comprehensive microgrid and facility renewal project with John Paul II Catholic Secondary School (JP II) of the London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB). ESC’s new annual Energy Storage Awards recognize organizations that drive growth, development and leadership in the energy storage industry from an independent technology perspective.
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Ameresco receives Energy Storage Canada’s Landmark Application Award for its carbon reduction project with John Paul II Catholic Secondary School in Canada. (Photo: BusinessWire)
As the winner of the Landmark Application of Energy Storage Award, Ameresco was selected for its innovation in installing a large-scale microgrid, which is now able to operate completely independently from the main grid during outages, 2,700 covered solar panels for carports, piping for a geothermal heating and cooling system, a 2.2 MWh electrical energy storage system and four electric vehicle charging stations. The clean technology solutions installed at JP II have enabled the school to become the first modernized carbon neutral educational facility in Canada and are designed to eliminate approximately 277 tonnes of carbon per year.
The ESC evaluators shared the following: “The Landmark Application Award recipient is selected for implementing a breakthrough application in the Canadian energy storage sector, demonstrating innovation and ingenuity in all aspects of its development. Therefore, we are pleased to name Ameresco Canada as our 2022 recipient for its project at LDCSB John Paul II Catholic High School. The project’s innovative location and partnership demonstrates a significant opportunity to deliver clean energy to schools, with a replicable business model that will also help educate the public and future generations about a sustainable, reliable and resilient energy supply, with energy storage.
Founded in 2016, ESC is a not-for-profit organization and Canada’s only national trade association dedicated solely to growing and developing the country’s energy storage sector market as a means of accelerating the achievement of the energy transition. underway in Canada and Net Zero. goals through advocacy, education, collaboration and research. This year marked the first year of its Energy Storage Award program.
“The Ameresco team is grateful to have received recognition from such an influential organization in our industry as Energy Storage Canada,” said Bob McCullough, President of Ameresco Canada. “Our ongoing partnership with the London District Catholic School Board sets a blueprint for other education institutions to implement the infrastructural improvements needed to become carbon neutral.”
To learn more about Ameresco and its energy efficient solutions, please visit www.ameresco.com.
About Energy Storage Canada
With nearly 100 members, Energy Storage Canada (ESC) is Canada’s only national trade association dedicated solely to growing and developing the energy storage market as part of Canada’s energy transition through policy advocacy, education, collaboration and research. ESC is technology-independent and not-for-profit, representing the complete end-to-end energy storage value chain.
About Ameresco, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE: AMRC) is a leading clean technology integrator and developer, owner and operator of renewable energy assets. Our comprehensive portfolio includes energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions delivered to customers across North America and the UK. Ameresco’s sustainability services in support of customers’ pursuit of Net Zero include upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure and the development, construction and operation of distributed energy resources. Ameresco has successfully completed energy-saving and environmentally friendly projects with federal, state and local governments, healthcare and educational institutions, housing authorities, and commercial and industrial customers. Headquartered in Framingham, MA, Ameresco has over 1,000 employees providing local expertise in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.ameresco.com.
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