Cities Wanted for Trial Solar Street Lighting Program

Eco Alternative Solutions is offering 25 cities the chance to participate in a 90 day no cost trial sustainability program to show real time comparisons and projected cost savings with their lighting systems
May 29, 2009 - PRLog -- Eco Alternative Solutions, LLC is looking for 25 large US cities to participate in a no-cost 90 day trial of the recently announced Integrated Solar Series (ISS). ISS is an innovative solar-powered street light system that is expected to result in substantial energy and money saving for cities.
The solar unit replaces the city’s current lighting system on 30 ft tall utility poles commonly used on residential and busy streets. Mono Crystalline solar power collects energy and converts and stores it in two sealed lead acid maintenance-free batteries in the rear of the unit. At dusk the DC 12-volt five amp controller powers the white or yellow LED for 8 to 12 hours of lighting.
CEO Shane Chapin explained, “In a town with 50,000 lights the current monthly expense is about $215,400 based on running the lights for 10 hours per day. Switching to ISS generates average savings of about $158,400. Cost savings depend on the available sunlight and we can assess the expected savings for each community.”
ISS lights have been vigorously tested over the last year and half and additional field tests in different ambient conditions will take place during this trial period to ensure the product is an appropriate alternative.
Chapin said, “We examined the purchasing process in large scale conversions such as city street lights and are prepared to help through every step of the financial and energy assessment for cities that want take advantage of the often confusing American Recovery Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Couple that with our financing options, that are customized to not exceed your current outgoing energy expense, and you have a winning scenario."     “With tough economic times and the need for better paying jobs in America our company has started to forge relationships with multi-million dollar manufacturing companies in multiple regions of the country. By Mid 2010 Eco Alternative Solutions will have the capabilities to produce upwards of 500,000 units per month," Chapin said.
Cities wishing to participate in the trial program can contact Chapin at the corporate office in Springfield, IL by calling 217-303-8255.

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Eco Alternative Solutions is offering 25 cities the chance to participate in a 90 day no cost trial sustainability testing for street lighting system. Using intelligent smart server technology Eco Alternative Solutions has the capability over either Wi-Fi or the existing power grid to show municipalities in real time what their potential savings will be in the years to come by implementing the ISS series in their city.

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