ForceField Energy Inc. ("ForceField"), a designer, seller and distributor of energy products and solutions announced the signing by its award-winning wholly owned subsidiary American Lighting, an LED lighting retrofit contract for the supply and installation of LED lighting products and solutions for the San Diego Community College District to retrofit six different campus locations as well as their Administration Building. The contract has an estimated value of $1.0 million and is expected to be completed by December 31, 2014.
Under the terms of the agreement, American Lighting will supply interior and exterior LED lighting products and solutions as part of a full range of utility services and energy related capital improvement projects being implemented for and to the San Diego Community College District under their Proposition 39 allocation(s).
The California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Prop. 39) allocates projected revenue to California's General Fund and the Clean Energy Job Creation Fund for five fiscal years, beginning with fiscal year 2013-14. Prop 39 allocates revenue to local education agencies to support energy efficiency and alternative energy projects, along with related improvements and repairs that contribute to reduced operating costs and improved health and safety conditions in public schools. Under the initiative, roughly up to $550 million annually is available for appropriation by the Legislature for eligible projects to improve energy efficiency and expand clean energy generation in schools and eligible local educational. http://energy.ca.gov/efficiency/proposition39/index.html or http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/fa/ce/
"American Lighting's strong reputation for providing the highest quality LED lighting products and solutions across diverse customer and facility types, makes them an ideal partner for this project," stated Richard ST Julien ForceField's Executive Chairman and President of its LED Division. "As we leverage the strength of American Lighting and the breadth of our capabilities across the company, we are confident we can drive additional opportunities in North America which we believe will deliver strong revenue growth and profitably over the coming years."
"We are proud to have been selected to support the implementation of this multi-location energy improvement project for the San Diego Community College District," stated Neil Miller, American Lighting's CEO. "This is one of many potential projects which are being driven by Prop 39, a forward thinking initiative by the State of California to support energy efficiency and alternative energy projects in schools and local educational agencies throughout the state. We believe there will be many additional projects we can participate in as a result of this initiative."