Fuss & O'Neill

Solar Photovoltaic

 

System Size (kW DC): 36.30

 

 

 

Expected Annual Electricity Generation (kWh): 35,385

 

  

 

 

Enjoying Immediate Energy Savings

 

The 119 solar panels mounted in 2009 on the roof of Fuss & O’Neill’s headquarters in Manchester, Connecticut, are expected to supply a significant portion of the power needed by the facility.

 

By installing solar, Fuss & O’Neill, a national civil and environmental engineering firm, is practicing what it preaches.  Fuss & O’Neill’s CEO notes that the firm helps clients devise forward-thinking resource use practices and will now itself consume less of the outdated fuels of the past – coal and oil – by using a cutting-edge energy solution for its headquarters.

 

By utilizing a creative financing structure as well as a grant from the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund, the firm was able to have the solar energy system installed cost effectively – with no upfront capital investment on its part.  The structure used to finance a portion of the project was a power purchase agreement (PPA).  Under Fuss & O’Neill’s PPA, renewable energy developer EOS Ventures paid for a portion of the installation cost, owns the system and sells the solar-generated electricity back to Fuss & O’Neill.  EOS Ventures’ CEO notes that Fuss & O’Neill gets the best of both worlds: strong environmental stewardship and immediate energy savings.

 

 

 

Environmental Benefits

 

Annual Emissions Avoided (lbs.) *

 

CO2 CO NOX SO2
 39,278  31  20  75

 

 

The energy produced by this system is equivalent to:

 

The needs
of 4 homes

Removing the
emissions for 3 cars

Planting 7 acres of trees

 

 

Additional Information

 

Fuss & O'Neill

146 Hartford Road 

Manchester, CT 06040

 

Michael Callahan

860-646-2469

mcallahan@fando.com

 

 

Are tours of this facility available? No

 

 

System installed by:

 

Alteris Renewables

 www.alterisinc.com

 

 

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* Learn about how we calculate avoided emissions here