"We are committed to providing the highest level of service to all National Grid Central and Northern region customers, while helping customers save energy, the environment and money."
Ballston Lake, NY (PRWEB) January 26, 2011
SmartWatt Energy, Inc., announced today that they have been awarded the Implementation Contractor and Administrator contract for National Grid’s Small Business Energy Efficiency Program in the Northern NY Region.
SmartWatt Energy estimates that as many as 12,000 small businesses in Northern NY will qualify for this Program. Business customers with an average demand use of 100 kilowatts of energy or less per month will qualify for the Program, in which National Grid provides rebates of up to 70% of the cost of the installation of energy efficient equipment. National Grid will also allow on-bill financing for the remaining 30% of the installation, interest-free for up to 24 months. Convenience stores, restaurants, warehouses, offices, car dealerships and light industrial manufacturers will all be helped by this Program.
As National Grid’s sole Implementation Contractor & Administrator in Central & Northern NY, SmartWatt Energy will provide free energy audits and reports of recommended energy efficiency improvements, and will manage the installation of the energy efficient equipment. In 2010, SmartWatt helped customers in the Central NY region save 25,000 + MWh of energy, which translates to $3.75 million.
“We’re excited to continue our work in Central NY, and expand into the Northern NY territory,” stated Matthew Cinquanti, Utility Program Manager for SmartWatt Energy. He added, “We are committed to providing the highest level of service to all National Grid Central and Northern region customers, while helping customers save energy, the environment and money.”
ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.
SmartWatt Energy, Inc. is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy efficiency solutions. We are dedicated to lowering business’ operational costs through demand-side energy reduction strategies. SmartWatt provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting retrofits, variable frequency drives and control system enhancements to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals. Our 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.