26 Aug '14, 4pm

Verizon plans major expansion of Its on-site 'Green Energy Program': New 2014 solar investment to increase Ver...

has announced plans to invest nearly $40 million to expand the on-site green energy program that it launched in 2013. This year, Verizon will install 10.2 megawatts of new solar power systems at eight Verizon network facilities in five states: California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. This investment nearly doubles the amount of renewable power generated by solar energy systems installed at six Verizon facilities last year. To date, Verizon has invested nearly $140 million in on-site green energy. With this latest solar investment, Verizon is on target to deploy upward of 25 MW of green energy upon completion of the new solar projects. The system is expected to generate enough green energy to power more than 8,500 homes each year. 1 "Our investment in on-site green energy is improving the quality of life in the communities we serve by reducing CO2 level...

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