OCEANSIDE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Marine Credit Union (PMCU) has completed a 422-kw carport solar system at their Oceanside Headquarters.
The system was designed and built by REC Solar, a leading provider of commercial, public sector and utility-scale solar solutions. It consists of 1,224 individual panels that generate 743,000 kilowatt hours of electricity annually. The energy generated from the solar array is estimated to save PMCU $125,000 a year while producing about 85% of the power needed at the facility.
As part of the system, there are two solar powered car charging stations with the ability to charge up to four electric vehicles simultaneously.
“We are excited about this project,” said Bill Birnie, President/CEO at Pacific Marine Credit Union. “Solar helps us lower our operating costs, reduces our impact on the environment and brings benefits like shade and electric vehicle charging to our members and staff.”
“Solar carports are a creative way to leverage existing space,” said Alan Russo, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing at REC Solar. “Pacific Marine Credit Union is generating real value with this investment and we are proud to support their business.”
About Pacific Marine Credit Union
Since 1952, Pacific Marine Credit Union (PMCU) has been making a difference: helping people with their financial needs and giving back to the local communities. PMCU is owned and governed by its members, operating not-for-profit, but for service. This allows the revenue generated by its services to be given back in the form of lower interest rates on loans, reduced fees, attractive earnings on savings and investments, and around-the-clock access to the latest electronic services.
PMCU is open to everyone who lives or works in San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. Pacific Marine Credit Union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration and is an Equal Housing Lender.
About REC Solar
REC Solar is a nationwide leader providing complete commercial, public sector and utility-scale solar solutions. Incorporating experience from more than 600 successful commercial solar installations over 20 years, REC Solar tailors financing and technology solutions to immediately deliver bottom line savings. REC Solar makes solar simple, working seamlessly with customer operations to deliver clean energy for decades. For more information, visit RECSolar.com or call 844-732-7652.