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EnterSolar to Develop 2MW Solar System For Swiss Re

Ground Mount System Will Power 60% of North American Headquarters in Armonk, New York

EnterSolar, a leading provider of solar photovoltaic solutions to the commercial marketplace, today announced that is has been selected by Swiss Re to develop a 2MW ground mounted solar system for the wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Construction will begin this fall with expected completion in the spring of 2017.

Swiss Re heralded their investment in solar energy in a statement on its Web site.

The system is designed to offset 60% of the power utilized by the Armonk campus, and will provide significant environmental benefits to the Westchester County community.

"We are honored to have been selected by Swiss Re to partner with them on the development of this important solar initiative for New York. This system will rank among the state‚ largest, and the pride we feel to have been selected at the end of a highly competitive process is proportionately rewarding." said Paul Ahern, president, EnterSolar.

Swiss Re is a founding member of the RE100 initiative, which strives to unite the world's largest companies in a shared commitment to use 100% renewable power.