NUEVO, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nuview Union School District will launch a comprehensive sustainability project that will include solar energy systems, energy efficiency measures and improved lighting components that are guaranteed to save the district over $7 million in its first 20 years of operation.
Working closely with members of the Nuview school board and staff, including Superintendent David Pyle, Chevron Energy Solutions designed and built the project.
The project includes solar generation capacity at 3 district locations, upgraded HVAC systems, and energy-saving LED lighting. In total, the project is expected to reduce the district's utility-purchased electricity costs by approximately 85 percent.
Chevron's work with Nuview will also include hands-on labs to engage students in developing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.
The ribbon cutting event will take place on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at 4:00 pm, at the Simpson Hall of Nuview Bridge Early College High School, 30401 Reservoir Avenue, Nuevo.
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 build renewable energy, increase energy efficiency, reduce energy costs and support sustainability. Chevron 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