Eastlight Partners with SunTrust for Solar
RICHMOND, VA, April 17, 2012 – Eastlight Renewable Ventures, LLC (Eastlight), a leading solar energy development company, announced today the completion of two rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for SunTrust Banks, Inc. (SunTrust), one of the nation’s leading financial services holding companies. Eastlight served as the developer of the projects.
Eastlight provides turnkey development and financing of solar energy projects for educational institutions, Fortune 1000 companies, REITs, municipalities, and sports complexes. The company’s projects offer site owners electricity savings, energy price security, and carbon reduction opportunities.
The two arrays are owned by SunTrust. The first array, with a capacity of 60kW, was installed at SunTrust’s operations center in Orlando, FL and supported by a solar PV grant from local utility Progress Energy. The second array was constructed on the roof of the bank’s mortgage headquarters in Richmond, VA. With capacity of 53kW, it is one of the largest solar PV systems in Virginia.