Target: Mayor of New Castle, Donald Reese
Goal: Commend a New Castle company for its recent installation of new efficient solar panels.
A Delaware-based company that produces lubricant compounders known as Ultrachem Inc. has recently had a new photovoltaic system installed on the roof of its corporate headquarters in New Castle. The technology will provide enough electricity to serve the entire annual needs of the Ultrachem facility. Commend this New Castle company for their commitment to using safe, environmentally-conscious power.
One unique aspect of this installation is that it features Delaware-manufactured solar panels, designed by Motech Americas. Besides the panels, the assembly features a string-level data acquisition system and two central inverters. Expected output of the new construction is over 200,000 kilowatt-hours per year, approximately the amount needed to power 30 typical homes. This is equivalent to the prevention of above 270,000 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions every year.
The actual installation of the panels was performed by a company known as EnterSolar. Paul Ahern, President of EnterSolar, said “By installing their new solar PV (photovoltaic) system, Ultrachem has further established themselves as a community business leader while demonstrating how companies can ‘do well, by doing good.’ In addition to supporting the environment, Ultrachem will also see a significant reduction in electricity costs while mitigating future power price increases.” Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Motech Americas, Derick Botha, commented: “We are very pleased to be working with EnterSolar providing panels manufactured in Delaware. It is encouraging to see responsible companies in our state taking initiative to support local manufacturing while helping the environment and creating value for themselves.”
By installing new panels capable of generating all the energy needed for its corporate headquarters, Ultrachem is setting an excellent example for other local organizations to follow. The decision to use this renewable technology will prevent hundreds of thousands of pounds of carbon dioxide pollution annually. Sign this petition to urge New Castle Mayor Donald Reese to commend Ultrachem and the other companies responsible for this change.
Dear Mayor Reese,
A New Castle lubricant compound manufacturer, Ultrachem, Inc., recently had EnterSolar install a new photovoltaic solar panel assembly on the roof of its Delaware-based corporate headquarters. The new construction is expected to generate approximately 200,000 kilowatt-hours of emissions-free electricity annually, equivalent to the power usage of about 30 typical homes. This will prevent more than 270,000 pounds of carbon dioxide pollution every year.
The panels used by Ultrachem were manufactured locally in Delaware and designed by Motech Americas. These three organizations have come together in a joint effort to generate clean power while keeping our environment clean and safe, setting an example for other businesses in the area. I urge you to commend Ultrachem Inc., EnterSolar, and Motech Americas for their work towards building a sustainable energy foundation for our future.
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