“We are proud and enthusiastic about the completion of the first phase of this energy savings project, the current geothermal project, and our team’s continuous ability to incorporate innovative technologies and financing in order to meet our client’s needs,” said Keith Derrington, Executive Vice President of Ameresco. “The support and cooperation from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Acquisition/Contracting Office and the Wallops Flight Facility’s management ultimately made this project successful at transforming their energy infrastructure and supporting their initiatives to reduce emissions.”As part of its ESPC work with Ameresco, Wallops is expected to save over 77,000 million BTU’s a year. In addition, greenhouse gas emissions are expected to be reduced by more than 8,600 metric tons, which is equivalent to the GHG emissions of approximately 1,700 passenger vehicles. As a prequalified energy services company (ESCO) for government energy conservation programs within the DOE and Department of Defense, Ameresco has a proven track record of working with federal organizations to design, build and, in many cases, operate and manage energy projects financed through an ESPC. Ameresco develops energy projects that eliminate the need for significant taxpayer funding by sourcing financing through cost savings generated by increased energy efficiency. About Ameresco, Inc. Founded in 2000, Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) is a leading independent provider of comprehensive services, energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions for facilities throughout North America. Ameresco’s services include upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure and the development, construction and operation of renewable energy plants. Ameresco has successfully completed energy saving, environmentally responsible projects with federal, state and local governments, healthcare and educational institutions, housing authorities, and commercial and industrial customers. With its corporate headquarters in Framingham, MA, Ameresco provides local expertise through its 63 offices in 34 states and five Canadian provinces. Ameresco has more than 900 employees. For more information, visit www.ameresco.com.