City of Hanford Expected to Save Over $30 Million with Chevron Energy Solutions Project
HANFORD, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hanford City Council has approved a Chevron Energy Solutions project that is expected to save the city over $30 million in energy costs over its life, or almost $17 million after paying all expenses.
The project, which includes 2.3 MW of solar generation, conversion of lighting at city buildings, parks and traffic intersections to energy-efficient LED lighting, and other energy efficiency improvements, is expected to reduce the county's annual energy costs by 35% and eliminate over 5 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions annually, or the equivalent of taking approximately 829 cars off the road.
This will be the second Hanford project undertaken by Chevron Energy Solutions. The first was completed and dedicated last year, and is projected to save the city $12 million in energy costs.
Construction of this project is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2014.
About Chevron Energy Solutions: Chevron Energy Solutions is one of the largest installers of solar power in the US public sector and has developed hundreds of projects that have built renewable energy capacity, increased energy efficiency, reduced energy costs, and supported sustainability. Its parent, Chevron Corporation, invests across the energy spectrum to develop energy sources for future generations by expanding the capabilities of alternative and renewable energy technologies. For more information: www.chevronenergy.com.
Brent Andrew, Chevron Energy Solutions, 415.733.4697
SOURCE Chevron Energy Solutions