PRLog - March 9, 2012 - READING, Pa. -- Cincinnati, Ohio February 27, 2012 - Driven by customer demand and rising electricity rates, Ohio Valley Electrical Services, a leading electrical services provider for commercial and industrial projects, announced the formation of a strategic partnership with RMK Solar, a leading solar Photovoltaic (PV) power solutions company based in Reading, Pennsylvania. Ohio Valley Electrical Services and RMK Solar will jointly design, engineer, develop and deliver solar PV power systems in the greater Cincinnati area. Ohio Valley Electrical Services takes great pride in being able to offer high-quality, efficient, cost-effective solar PV systems for the commercial, industrial, agricultural, and governmental markets through this exciting partnership. RMK Solar has developed strong supply relationships with industry leaders in the solar PV market and will bring the engineering and project management experience to the partnership. Ohio Valley Electrical Services will bring its electrical experience, reputation for quality and local market knowledge to the venture.
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Ohio Valley Electrical Services CEO Steve Ortner states, "The timing of this partnership is very good due to rising electricity rates and the growing demand for alternative energy sources. Our customers want to gain control of their energy costs. This partnership allows us to broaden our services. RMK Solar is an experienced partner with a successful track record in the solar PV industry. The combination of an attractive financial return on investment and enduring environmental benefits makes investment in a solar PV system a sound business proposition.”
RMK Solar, President Rob Kline states, “Ohio Valley Electrical Services is a premier electrical services company in the greater Cincinnati area. This partnership combines Ohio Valley Electric’s strength as a provider for quality electrical products and customer service and RMK Solar’s strengths for design, engineering and development of cost-effective solar PV solutions. The partnership will benefit customers, create jobs and grow our solar PV solutions business opportunities in the region.”
About Ohio Valley Electrical Services - Ohio Valley Electrical Services is a full-service electrical contractor for commercial and industrial projects. Ohio Valley Electrical Services employs over 100 full-time professionals dedicated to quality customer service and innovative problem resolution. Ohio Valley Electrical Services is a member of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) and the Better Business Bureau.
Address: 4585 Cornell Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241 Office: 513-771-2410 Fax: 513-771-2690 www.ohiovalleyelectric.com
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About RMK Solar - RMK Solar designs, engineers, develops and delivers turnkey solar PV power systems for commercial, industrial, agricultural, residential and government customers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, Maryland, New York, Delaware, West Virginia, Virginia and Washington, D.C. RMK Solar has the distinction of delivering Pennsylvania largest ground-based solar farm for Snyder’s - Lance the international snack food manufacturer based in Hanover, Pennsylvania. The system is 3.546 Megawatts and consists of over 15,000 solar panels sited on 28 acres. RMK Solar adheres to a strong “Buy American” business philosophy. RMK Solar is a member of the national and regional Solar Energy Industry Associations, Green Energy Ohio, the Better Business Bureau and is a certified solar installer by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). Address: 625 Spring Street, Suite 250, Reading, Pennsylvania 19610 Office: 610-374-1108 www.rmksolar.com