Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) October 15, 2013
Custom Solar and Leisure, a Tucson Solar company, is installing an eight-kilowatt solar power system at Palo Verde High School. The new feature will not only highlight the benefits of solar power, but, also have a dual use as a covered parking structure. With the donation from Tucson Electric Power, the solar power system is expected to provide 15,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity.
The energy output from the structure is enough to power a 2,500 square-foot home, according to Jeff Shoemaker, owner of the Tucson Solar company Custom Solar and Leisure. He said it will save the school approximately $1,500 per year. Shoemaker added that the new feature will provide Palo Verde High School with a triple-benefit: solar power, shaded handicap parking, and educational awareness about the positives of solar energy to the student, faculty, and parents of Palo Verde High School.
The donations from TEP are part of the utility provider’s Solar for Schools program. The program aims to provide an educational resource to students to learn more about solar energy.The Tucson Solar company said the installation of the new feature will cost $35,000.
About Custom Solar and Leisure
Custom Solar and Leisure, a full-service solar power contracting company, is dedicated to providing high quality alternative energy solutions at affordable rates. The company, founded in 2007, is certified by the Certification by North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). Jeff Shoemaker, a Tucson native, started with the goal of providing affordable solar alternative energy with the highest quality workmanship and products. After graduating college in 1999 with a major in chemistry and a minor in environmental studies, he began his 10+ year career in the solar industry.
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