Tarrytown JCC partners with GSPP to make profound environmental changes through solar

Green Street Power Partners, LLC installs 283 kW solar energy system. Located at Shames Jewish Community Center on the Hudson  

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Green Street Power Partners, LLC (“GSPP”) has completed construction on a 283 kW solar system. It’s located at the Shames Jewish Community Center on the Hudson (“JCC”) in Tarrytown. For it’s spanning three roofs on JCC’s community center. That’s including an aquatics center and fitness center.

Energy and Environmental

The Energy provided by this solar system is expected to offset ~65% of JCC’s power, saving the nonprofit ~$1.5M over its lifetime. Beyond the financial benefits, the CO2 eliminated by the system is the equivalent of taking 54 cars off the road every year. You can view the construction time lapse of their solar energy system, here.

For Tarrytown JCC leadership, the decision to go solar was also an easy one to make. For they “saw solar power as a way to accomplish a number of things at once,” said Rabbi Andrew Ergas, Executive Director of JCC.

“Nonprofits provide so much to the community,” stated Scott Kerner, CEO and Co-founder of Green Street. “Every little bit they can save is just that much more they’re able to give back to what really matters – the members of the community. We also truly look forward to helping JCC and as many other nonprofits as we can.”

In conclusion, JCC’s system is scheduled to be fully operational in spring of next year. Finally, GSPP is delighted to work with this positive community establishment in Tarrytown.

About JCC

The new Shames Jewish Community Center on the Hudson is also a rapidly growing. For it’s a 75,000 square foot state of the art facility. All at the epicenter of Jewish life in Westchester’s Rivertowns and beyond. Its 1,700 current members of all faiths and backgrounds enjoy programs ranging from early childhood to adult learning, from health and fitness to Jewish culture. Its purpose is to create an environment where people can connect with one another for lasting relationships to enhance their lives and benefit the community.

Source:Green Street Power Partners greenstreetsolarpower.com.