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Embrace Home Loans in Middletown, RI, one of Rhode Island’s fastest-growing companies, now has another claim to fame – it is the first company to complete a solar project using the new Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy program (C-PACE).
Rhode Island College, serving over 9,000 students in Providence, has recently completed the first phase of a two-year $14 million project to upgrade 41 buildings and campus infrastructure. The total project is expected to save more than $1,600,000 in energy costs annually for the next 15 years.
The Church Community Housing Corporation (CCHC) is dedicated to helping low and moderate income people in Newport County to live in safe, decent, affordable housing and neighborhoods. The organization provides housing through rental, home ownership, rehabilitation, preservation and other means.
ADI Energy is one of the proud, Rhode Island firms to work on the RIC efficiency improvement project. Founded in 2002 by URI graduate John Rizzo, ADI designs, engineers and installs energy efficient infrastructure solutions throughout the US. Since its founding, ADI has become a local success story and was ranked in Inc 5000’s list of “Fastest Growing Private Companies in America” for five years.
The Rhode Island Army National Guard (RIARNG) has been busy since 2016, replacing inefficient, dated lighting with state-of-the-art LED fixtures in its facilities statewide. The new LED fixtures feature occupancy and daylight sensors to ensure that they are turned off when they are not needed to help conserve energy.
On Veterans Day, hundreds of people from all over Rhode Island gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the new Veterans Home in Bristol. The new state-of-the-art facility, which houses 208 veterans, replaces the previous Veterans Home built in 1955.
This month, we are highlighting the Rocky Hill School in Warwick, which not only has a rooftop solar array generating clean power for the building, but also uses the array in the classroom as an educational tool.
The project, installed by Newport Renewables on the Alan Flynn Jr. Upper School Building, includes 120 solar panels, which produces 41,000 kWh/year.