BROOKLYN, N.Y. and WORCESTER, Mass., March 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World Energy Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has teamed with GNYHA Services to help Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, a 350-bed teaching hospital in Brooklyn, successfully procure more than 28 million kWh of electricity from renewable sources. The resulting 24-month contract is expected to dramatically reduce the hospital's carbon footprint while cutting its electricity costs by approximately $120,000.
- Annual greenhouse gas emissions from 2,090 passenger vehicles
- CO 2 emissions from 1,124,459 gallons of gasoline consumed
- CO 2 emissions from 23,326 barrels of oil consumed
- CO 2 emissions from the electricity use of 1,502 homes for one year
(Source: EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator)"Going green is an important part of our evolution as a care provider for our community," said Ramon Rodriguez, CEO, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center. "World Energy and GNYHA Services delivered a great process for procuring green power, one that attracted more suppliers to compete for our business, drove aggressive bidding, and ultimately resulted in a landmark purchase – at a great price – for our medical center."