Updated: Jun 26, 2019
On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Lacas Coffee "Flipped the Switch" to their new solar energy system, at their state-of-the-art facility in Pennsauken, New Jersey. The event commemorated the moment that Lacas Coffee began to power their operation by the sun. With the new solar energy system, developed by National Energy Partners, Lacas Coffee will now self-generate more than 96% of their electricity!
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National Energy Partners presented Lacas Coffee with a Joint Legislative Resolution, filed by the the Senate and General Assembly, in the State of New Jersey. It reads, in part:
“The strength and success of the State of New Jersey, the vitality of its communities, and the effectiveness of our American society depend, in great measure, upon exceptional businesses, such as Lacas Coffee, that provide customers and clients with excellent products while serving as exemplary stewards of the planet, and it is altogether proper and fitting for the members of this Legislature to pause in their deliberations to recognize Lacas Coffee, and to affirm its importance to the people of this State. Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
That this legislature hereby commends Lacas Coffee, praises the meritorious efforts of its leaders and staff, and extends sincere best wishes for its continued success and vigor.
System Size: 312.62 kW DC
System Type: Roof Mount
Annual Production (Projected): 388,800 kWh AC
Number of Modules: 812
About Lacas Coffee: From their website: “Located in beautiful Pennsauken, New Jersey, Lacas Coffee is one of the nation's longest running independent coffee roasters. Since 1921 we have been selecting and importing only the highest quality new crop Arabica beans from family owned plantations throughout the world’s coffee growing regions. Our Original Blends, Specialty, Organic, and Fair Trade coffees are custom roasted at our state of the art facilities and delivered fresh to demanding distributors, restaurants, hotels, specialty coffee shops and retailers.”
About National Energy Partners:
National Energy Partners (NEP) is a solar energy development company dedicated to bringing clean, renewable energy to businesses and residential consumers alike. At the forefront of the solar energy landscape, our passion is in fostering relationships through integrity, knowledge and efficiency. NEP embraces the specific needs and challenges of each project, offering our valued clients the best experience through strategic management, trusted relationships and eco-friendly solar energy solutions.
With over 10 years of experience in the solar industry, our portfolio includes over $80 million of projects with more in development.