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Bristol City Council partners with Ameresco on £ 1million solar photovoltaic project


Ameresco to design, supply and install solar photovoltaic systems in 175 homes in Bristol and North Somerset, UK

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & BRISTOL, United Kingdom, November 10, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE: AMRC), a leading cleantech integrator specializing in energy efficiency and renewable energy, today announced its partnership with city council from Bristol on a £ 1million solar photovoltaic project. As part of the project, Ameresco will design, supply and install solar photovoltaic systems in 175 homes in Bristol and North Somerset, UK.

The solar photovoltaic system implemented will provide an energy saving of 3,400 kWh per year, which is equivalent to a carbon saving of 162 tons per year. Each home will also be equipped with an average of 10 panels capable of generating 375W of electricity, along with various other energy-efficient technologies, including battery storage.

The council received funding for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Bright Green Homes project through the Green Homes grant, which promotes the installation of energy efficient solutions in low-income, low EPC-rated households. . The Green Homes Grant was created with the aim of fully funding the implementation of £ 10,000 of renewable solutions for eligible homes by the end of March 2022.

“Through the Bright Green Homes project, we are having a direct impact on Bristol’s carbon emissions, protecting local jobs and providing residents with a reliable source of green energy,” said Councilor Nicola Beech, Cabinet Member of Bristol for the environment, ecology, energy and waste. “We know that tackling household emissions will have an important role to play in our on-going journey to become a carbon neutral city by 2030, and programs like this can have a huge impact on reducing emissions. household energy bills and the fight against fuel poverty. “

Ameresco uses local contractors and businesses, such as SolarSense, to deliver scheduled PV installations quickly and with minimal disruption to community residents and their homes.

“We are excited to help transform the state of renewable energy in Bristol, as well as improve the lives of hundreds of residents through the implementation of cutting-edge renewable solutions,” said Britta MacIntosh, Vice President principal of Ameresco. “We are proud to know that our work will save the city and its residents significant savings and lead more sustainable lives.

Construction began in October 2021 and will continue until at least March 2022.

To apply for the Bright Green Homes project, go to www.energyservicebristol.co.uk/funding.

To learn more about the solar photovoltaic solutions offered by Ameresco, visit https://www.ameresco.com/solution-solar-power/.

About Ameresco, Inc.

Founded in 2000, Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE: AMRC) is a leading clean technology integrator and developer, owner and operator of renewable energy assets. Our comprehensive portfolio includes energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions delivered to customers across North America and the UK. Ameresco’s sustainability services in support of customers’ pursuit of Net Zero include upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure and the development, construction and operation of distributed energy resources. Ameresco has successfully completed energy saving and environmentally friendly projects with federal, state and local governments, health and educational institutions, housing authorities, and commercial and industrial customers. With its headquarters in Framingham, MA, Ameresco has more than 1,000 employees providing local expertise in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.ameresco.com.

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