NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Samba Energy, announced today a 2.3 MW solar program with The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ). This initial program includes solar systems at fifteen Hertz facilities across the U.S. and the largest program to date in the U.S. travel industry.
Hertz is installing solar systems in facilities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Samba Energy is providing its enterprise software platform -- Samba SunSpotter -- for solar and investment analysis as well as project management of installation across the Hertz facilities, which is being completed by Martifer Solar USA.
"Hertz is proud to lead the rental industry with this smart solar program," said Richard Broome, Senior Vice President of Hertz. "Samba Energy's software enabled Hertz to quickly identify which of our hundreds of U.S. facilities provides the best return for our investment. Samba also managed the competitive bid process to select the installer and is providing project management across all fifteen systems."
"Samba is excited to support Hertz in its industry-leading solar program," said Michael Hidary, Managing Director of Samba Energy. "Samba's software and clean energy project management expertise enable large companies to quickly find the most profitable areas for investment and then implement those plans with confidence."
About Samba Energy
Samba Energy is a national provider of software and services for clean energy and commercial building energy efficiency. Samba's SunSpotter software is a web-based platform for enterprises to analyze large numbers of commercial properties for return on investment in clean energy and efficiency. Samba Energy is based in New York City. www.sambaenergy.com
For Samba Energy: Michael Hidary 718-637-1212
For Hertz: Paula Rivera 201-307-2824
For Martifer Solar: Andra Lewis 310-820-7090
SOURCE Samba Energy