We look forward to working with National Grid to make the Upstate New York economy more viable and sustainable.
Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 26, 2011
SmartWatt Energy announced today that they have been named an “Energy Solutions Partner” by National Grid, for their Large Business Program. This unique program pre-qualifies turnkey energy efficiency contractors, and is geared toward increasing the energy efficiency of large commercial and industrial businesses in Upstate New York through lighting retrofits.
SmartWatt Energy estimates that as many as 4,700 large commercial and industrial businesses in Upstate New York will qualify for this Program. Business customers with an average demand use of more than 100 kilowatts of energy per month will qualify for the Program, in which SmartWatt Energy provides complimentary commercial energy audits and National Grid provides rebates of up to 50% of the cost of the installation of energy efficient lighting. Schools, municipalities, manufacturers, food processing businesses and large commercial and industrial businesses will all be helped by this Program.
“We look forward to working with National Grid to make the Upstate New York economy more viable and sustainable,” explained Chris Covell, President of SmartWatt Energy. “Working with large businesses in the area in partnership with National Grid is a great complement to the work we’re already doing with Small Businesses in Central and Northern New York on behalf of National Grid.”
SmartWatt Energy anticipates completing energy savings projects in this Program totaling 1,000 megawatt hours of energy savings by the end of 2011. SmartWatt Energy has offices in Albany, NY, Syracuse, NY and Rochester, NY to serve their Upstate New York customers.
ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.
SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions. SmartWatt Energy is dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs through demand-side energy-reduction strategies. SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting retrofits, variable-frequency drive upgrades and control system enhancements to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals. SmartWatt Energy’s energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support. SmartWatt Energy is the sole Program Administrator and Implementation Contractor for National Grid’s Small Business Program in Central and Northern New York.