Colegio Claretiano – Sustainability and Savings
Besides fine education, Colegio Claretiano in Bogotá, Colombia is setting a good example of sustainability and energy efficiency. The school shall save over 10 million Colombian Pesos yearly in its energy costs, through ReCap´s energy efficiency contract. Besides the economic savings, the institution will avoid emissions of over 35 tons of CO2 per year.
The 60,75 kWp solar energy system installed on Colegio Claretiano’s roof is expected to generate over 91 thousand kWh of clean energy per year and improve the school’s economic and environmental performance without any investment from its side.
The contract was signed on the 6th of August and its term is 15 years. Throughout this period the operation, management and responsibility over the energy system will be done entirely by ReCap.
Lowering the carbon footprint of Jamones Mallo
ReCap’s 100 kWp system will allow Jamones Mallo to reduce over 67 tons of CO2 emissions per year, and save over 2.200 Euros per year, without any investments.
Jamones Mallo is a company located in the Spanish region of Extremadura and is specialized in high quality meat products such as the Serrano Ham and sausages made from Iberian breed.
The company has high quality and environmental criteria and is ISO 9.001 (quality) and 14.001 (environment) certified. To push its environmental performance even further, Jamones Mallo opted for ReCap’s energy services and will have over 50% of its electricity from solar.
Ge.Ma & Cri.Ma S.L. : Combining solar energy and batteries
With this project ReCap enters the energy storage market. We believe that the combination of solar energy and storage will make electrical energy more universally available and sustainable.
ReCap’s zero investment energy service solution will lower this client’s CO2 emissions in over 20 tons per year and the combined generation + storage system will allow the client to plan his energy usage more efficiently and to use the stored capacity during peak hours.
Ge.Ma & Cri.Ma is a construction material retailer located in Cáceres, Spain. ReCap designed a special solution that will allow the company to cover almost all its electrical energy needs with a combination of solar photovoltaics and energy storage with lithium batteries.
Solar plant at Agromonte starts operating
Starting project operation in Colombia
ReCap signs partnership agreement with ElektSolar
ReCap and ElektSolar join forces for undertaking projects in Brazil. ElektSolar has installed over 4 MW and sees in the collaboration with ReCap a way to boost its commercial and industrial rooftop solar projects.
ReCap has done a training session with ElektSolar representatives from different regions of Brazil and has started to work on the first proposals.
Siqueira Neto, CEO to ElektSolar understands that ReCap comes as an excellent solution for businesses that cannot or don’t wish to make the investments themselves.
Through the ReCap contract clients can benefit from the savings without any worries with financing, O&M or legislation changes, states Siqueira.
ReCap participates in Genera 2019
ReCap attends GENERA, the International Fair of Energy and Environment, promoting relationships with the different agents of the photovoltaic market and strengthening relations with installers, distributors and manufacturers. We expect that the success of the fair will translate into a great 2019 for the photovoltaic sector.
ReCap Group acquires Endless AB
ReCap Group acquires Endless AB to expand its solar investments products into social housing. “The combination of ReCap’s financial expertise with Endless’ social and environmental approach shall provide a good base for the popularization of distributed solar energy and provide a meaningful contribution to meeting Sustainable Development Goals 1, 7 and 11” says the founder and CEO of Endless.
Among the work developed by Endless AB, one can highlight the Distributed Energy for Social Housing (DESH). This project aims to give feasibility for solar energy in low income households in Brazil, the client group with the least access to solar energy. DESH is one of the projects being developed in the Climate Finance Lab, an initiative created by the partnership of major development finance institutions, key private sector actors, and several climate finance donor governments.
Recognition from the Renewable Energy Association of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
ReCap Canarias is pleased with the recognition received by its manager, Juan Gámez last Friday, 9 November, as previous President of the Association of Renewable Energy of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ASERPA), in the event held for celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the association.
Castro Ojeda Food Group signs contract with ReCap Canarias
ReCap Canarias thanks the Castro Ojeda Food Group for the confidence to invest, build and operate a captive use solar plant to provide cheaper electricity to the facility of Castro Ojeda in Gran Canaria.
Castro Ojeda is specialized in frozen meat and fish and is glad to be able to reduce CO2 emissions and lower the electricity bill without any own investment.