PORT CHESTER, N.Y., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury Solar Systems, one of the top solar integrators on the East Coast, today announced the launch of a multi-state initiative to educate kids about the benefits of solar energy. The Company will be presenting to over a thousand kids at elementary, middle and high schools throughout Connecticut, New York (Westchester County, Long Island), New Jersey and Pennsylvania over the next several weeks in celebration of Earth Day.
Jared Haines, President of Mercury Solar Systems commented, "We work with thousands of communities on the East Coast and numerous schools and felt we had a real opportunity to educate and inspire local kids to become future energy leaders. Our objective is to create a cleaner environment for our children's children and we have taken a small step towards that goal by launching this local initiative."
Carolyn Mungo, School Director, at Unity Charter School in Morris Township, NJ said, "Our mission at Unity is to teach our children the importance of protecting and improving the environment. Educating them on sustainability, ecology, and diversity is a critical part of our core curriculum and we are honored to have Mercury Solar Systems further our learning curve with a presentation on the benefits of solar energy."
Mercury Solar Systems has worked with dozens of schools on their green initiatives. The Company has installed solar systems for some of the leading public and private schools and universities. Select installations include Adelphi University (NY), City School District of Little Falls (NY), Edgemont UFSD (NY), Greenfield School (PA), Harvey School (NY), Monroe College (NY), Our Lady of Visitation School (NJ), Resurrection School (NY), Rippowam Cisqua School (NY), Riverdale Country School (NY), Solomon Schechter (NY), Stamford Central School District (CT), and Westchester Community College (NY).
About Mercury Solar Systems
Mercury Solar Systems is one of the leading solar integrators on the East Coast and Inc. 500's "10th Fastest Growing Energy Company". The Company designs and installs solar energy systems for the commercial and residential marketplace and to date has installed over 1,500 solar systems in excess of 20MW of energy. Mercury Solar Systems is a subsidiary of Mercury Energy, a leading provider of solar energy systems throughout the United States. For more information visit www.MercurySolarSystems.com.
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