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SolAmerica Energy Partners with Collum’s Lumber Products to Launch New Solar Array

CORRECTING and REPLACING SolAmerica Energy Partners with Collum’s Lumber Products to Launch New Solar Array

ATLANTA & ALLENDALE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

SolAmerica Energy of Atlanta, GA (“SolAmerica”) announced today that they will spearhead a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, to activate a new 924 kW single-axis tracker solar array system on the property of Collum’s Lumber Products in Allendale, SC. The ten-acre site on Collum’s Lumber Products property will generate energy for the company through a Bill Credit Program with South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G).

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“We are excited to diversify our company’s land to now use solar power to generate our electrical needs,” stated Jake Scott, president of Collum’s Lumber Products, LLC. Executives from Collum’s and from SolAmerica, along with members of the Allendale Chamber of Commerce, and trade-business-community media will be on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony and to celebrate the activation of this new solar installation.

The array was designed, engineered and installed by SolAmerica, a renewable energy company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and the Collum’s Lumber solar PV system is made from parts and equipment manufactured in the U.S. Added Mr. Scott, “Installing a large scale solar array is one way we can demonstrate our commitment to renewable energy and contribute to positive economics for our firm.”

“Solar power is all about being conscientious about the innovative and creative use of resources to generate power and economize when doing so,” stated George Mori, vice president of SolAmerica. “We are genuinely thrilled to have been selected by Collum’s Lumber Products on their important energy initiative. At SolAmerica, we believe there is so much untapped value in renewable energy throughout the U.S. and believe that working with companies like Collum’s Lumber will enrich the promise and use of solar energy to lower energy costs and establish energy independence.”

For more information on this news release and the ribbon cutting ceremony, please contact Scott Garrett at 770-826-7366 or scott@garrettgroup.com.

About SolAmerica Energy – www.SolAmericaenergy.com

SolAmerica Energy develops, finances and constructs commercial and utility-scale solar photovoltaic projects. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, SolAmerica Energy has built solar projects for many of the leading companies in the Southeast and has developed projects for nationally recognized investors and owner-operators.

About Collum’s Lumber Products, LLC – www.collumlumber.com

Collum’s Lumber Products is a fourth generation, family-owned business located in the South Carolina low country. Founded in the 1930s by U.W. Collum as a planer mill in Batesburg, SC producing only dressed lumber; the business has grown into a leading competitor in the Southeastern Southern Yellow Pine lumber market. Now located in Allendale, SC, the business has expanded and includes one of the most modern sawmills and planer operations in the Southeast. Collum’s Lumber Products is dedicated to sustainable forestry and is Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) certified, to ensure quality wholesale products are delivered to customers using Best Management Practices (BMPs) in harvesting so that our forests will be around for future generations.

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