The UNC Asheville Reuter Center will receive 37,000 kWh per year from a 64-panel solar installation.
NC CHARLOTTE The University of North Carolina Asheville has completed a new solar installation, according to Renu Energy Solutions, a locally owned and run solar installer in North Carolina and South Carolina (UNC Asheville). here has a video of the installation.
The UNC Asheville Reuter Center, a campus educational building that houses the award-winning, globally renowned Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, received a 64-panel solar array from Renu Energy that was fully installed in May. With the installation, the university’s grid infrastructure is expected to receive 37,000 kWh, and the campus’s annual CO2 emissions will be reduced by about 30 tons. The installation will help UNC Asheville’s campus meet its new sustainability and energy efficiency goals.
According to Matthew Culley, Senior Consultant at Renu Energy Solutions, “Renu continuously works to promote clean energy programs throughout the Carolinas, and it is exciting to see higher institutions adopt more clean energy practices.” We are honored to help UNC Asheville achieve its green energy objectives and maintain its position as a pioneer in sustainable campus operations.
Since pledging to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, the Reuter Center solar installation has increased UNC Asheville’s solar power generation. It was also our first renewable energy project. According to Jackie Hamstead, co-director of sustainability at UNC Asheville, this initiative will offset $920,000 in utility expenses for the university during the life of the system in addition to the climatic implications. The way this project brought together so many partners working toward the same objective of a healthy future is what we are most proud of.
This announcement is a part of Renus continued initiatives to bring solar to the Asheville community and establish its commitment to regional residential and business clients, along with Renus’ completion of a solar installation at New Belgium Brewing in May.
Thanks to Renu Energy Solutions
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