Renewable energy to offset nearly all of the business’ energy costs
CHESHIRE, CT – December 13, 2021 – Verogy, a regional solar energy developer, today announced the completion and energization of a three-part solar energy project at The Lane Construction Corporation in Cheshire, CT. The project includes a 210 kW array on Lane’s main building, a 129 kW ground-mounted system on the company’s property, and a 326 kW system on the company’s car port. The car port is also equipped with four electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Working together, the three components of the solar project will offset nearly all (98%) of the business’ total energy costs.
The 1,666-module array will produce 766,204 kilowatt hours of Class I renewable energy annually, equivalent to the amount of electricity it takes to power 99 homes. The power will be generated without producing any emissions and will offset about 543 metric tons of carbon dioxide every year.
“The Verogy team is proud to have helped Lane embrace renewable energy. Lane will realize substantial financial and environmental benefits, while also supporting its workforce with the car port portion of this project, which will provide covered parking and free EV charging stations for employees and visitors,” said William Herchel, CEO of Verogy. “We’re grateful to have had the opportunity to work with Lane, it’s always great to help businesses make the move to clean energy.”
“Not only are we looking forward to the financial benefits of going green, we’re also thankful for the opportunity to do our part for the environment by taking these important steps to reduce our CO2 emissions,” said Robert Hoffman, Director of Mechanical at Lane. “Thanks to Verogy for their support in completing this project.”
In addition to financial savings from the rooftop, ground mount, and car port projects, Lane is enrolled in Connecticut’s ZREC (Zero Emissions Renewable Energy Credit) program and expects to earn $500,000 in ZREC income over the next 15 years, offsetting 33% of the project’s total cost.