PRESS RELEASE: Lake Line Deliveries celebrated the completion of its first solar power project.
Lake Line Deliveries hosted a celebratory event for the unveiling of their first solar power project.
On Tuesday January 10, 2012 a crowd gathered at the facility in Evanston, IL to help Lake Line Deliveries, Renewable Energy Alternatives and Realgy LLC celebrate the official Turn-on of the 158 panel solar photovoltaic (PV) system. Lake Line Deliveries, a privately-held moving and storage company serving the moving needs for Illinois for 25 years.
Everyone involved was pleased to see their hard work finalized and producing electricity and looking forward to further solar projects. As Renewable Energy Alternatives President Bernie Schmidt stated “It was great to be a part of such an event, we are looking forward to solar energy becoming a bigger part of Illinois power generation”.
While this system is small economically the impact it will have on the environment throughout the next 25 years will be significant. Every year this PV system is in operation it will displace about 34,235 pounds of carbon dioxide and 132,049 pounds of coal emissions.
Each of the 158 solar panels measures in at 3 feet by 5 feet which and when combined together have an installed capacity of 37.4 kW. This array will produce about 48.907 kWh, or enough electricity to power 13 Illinois homes each year for the next 25 years.
Renewable Energy Alternatives of Northbrook, Illinois specified, designed, built and installed the PV system that now resides on Lake Line Deliveries main warehouse roof. Because of the diligence of the Renewable Energy Alternatives team this project was brought in on time and most importantly on budget.
Realgy, LLC an alternative energy service supplier in Illinois, owns this solar PV system. Realgy supplies Lake Line Deliveries their electricity and selected them for this installation. Realgy funded the installation so as to generate renewable energy locally as part of its sustainable commitment.