Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC (Summit, NJ, U.S.) and Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA, Inc. (Ramsey, NJ, U.S.) on October 8th, 2013, announced that the formal ribbon cutting of project Sunway, a 967,000 kWh solar photovoltaic (PV) power system installed at the parking lots of Konica Minolta's headquarters. The ceremony will take place on October 15th, 2013.
Nautilus Solar will be the owner and provider of the PV system comprised of carport canopies supporting approximately 3,498 solar panels. Project Sunway will produce 15-18% of the electricity needs for the buildings, the partners announced.
Project Sunway is part of the long-term environmental vision from parent company Konica Minolta, Inc., Eco Vision 2050, a project guided by goals for the year 2050 like reducing CO2 emissions throughout the product life cycle by 80% compared to 2005 levels. Nautilus Solar project is part of sustainability initiatives within this strategy.
“Project Sunway exemplifies Konica Minolta's commitment to environmental sustainability and is an exciting step towards achieving the goals laid out in the long term environmental plan, Eco Vision 2050,” said Tom Taiko, Chairman and CEO, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
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