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Our global technology partners have deep expertise in sustainable energy and hotel sectors, delivering innovative solutions to (em)power your hotel
Microturbine Technology Partners
Room Service Energy's partners include world-class microturbine manufacturers, all with decades of leading industry innovation and with projects on all major continents (still working on Antarctica), ranging from powering limited-service hotels to keeping the lights, and everything else, on through Hurricane Irma at Margaritaville Resort in St. Thomas.
From Jamaca’s Couples Resorts to brands within Marriott portfolio, hoteliers around the globe look to Capstone Green Energy for their carbon reduction, energy savings and resiliency goals.
In the heart of New York City, the Marriott Midtown Manhattan is the first hotel in the city to provide its own heating, cooling and electricity on-site with Capstone’s C60 micro turbines and CHP system, while Couples Resorts saves over 1750 tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually with their Capstone micro turbines.
Providing customized micro grid solutions and on-site energy technology systems to hotels and resorts, Capstone Green Energy has shipped over 10,000 units to 83 countries and in FY21, saved customers an estimated US$ 217 million in annual energy costs and 397,000 tons of carbon.
Determined to meet the company’s goal to reduce its carbon intensity 50% by 2030, MGM Resorts International chose Caterpillar’s Solar Mercury 50 and 8.2 MW CHP system. The industry-leading system provides more than 25% of electricity used at their Las Vegas CityCenter campus and gives the Aria Resort & Casino a measure of resiliency from the local electricity grid that other resorts do not enjoy.
Besides hotels and resorts, Solar Mercury turbines provide clean, sustainable energy solutions throughout the world to universities, hospitals, industrial sites and more. Operating on a wide variety of fuels, including natural gas, distillates, NGL, LNG, coal-seam methane, hydrogen, and renewable fuels, such as landfill and sewage gasses, Solar Mercury turbines are used in electric power generation, gas compression and pumping systems.
Providing on- and off-grid power that’s always on, Flex Energy’s gas turbine generators (micro turbines) and custom-fit heat exchanger power solutions are reliable, clean, and simple, so hoteliers can focus on their business without interruption.
Flex Turbines® for CHP use waste heat from on-site electric generation for lighting, laundry, on-site commercial kitchens, retail spaces, and entertainment areas to power water and space heating, as well as air conditioning. Flex Turbines meet the hospitality industry’s demands for reliable, scalable, and low emissions power, and reduce overall consumption, Greenhouse Gas emissions and utility charges.
Large convention center hotels and resorts with electricity bills stretching into the millions of dollars especially benefit from Progen’s Medium Speed Generator Sets. Higher efficiency, excellent reliability, lower operational and maintenance cost and lower emissions are key design features of ProGen's line of generator sets.
Heat captured by CHP systems can be used in many ways such as air conditioning, space and water heating, dramatically reducing overall energy consumption by up to 35%, easily worth a millions of dollars annually at large hotel properties. Performance combined with an extremely experienced team of engineers, technicians and 24-hour technical support and field services, make ProGen’s turbines with CHP a perfect choice for large resorts with enormous power needs.
With the broadest gas turbine product portfolio in the industry, GE is uniquely positioned to provide multi-purpose developments encompassing hotels, office buildings and residential properties combined heat and power (CHP) turbines. Delivering concurrent production of electricity and useful thermal energy from a common fuel, captured thermal energy (steam or hot water) can be used for processes like heating and cooling, and to generate power for other purposes.
Manufacturers, municipalities, commercial buildings, and institutions including colleges, hospitals, and military bases already use GE CHP Turbines to reduce energy costs, increase power reliability, and decrease carbon output.
2G Energy Inc., a subsidiary of 2G Energy AG in Germany, is a renowned CHP cogeneration specialist offering best-in-class cogeneration systems for natural gas, biogas, landfill gas, syngas, and hydrogen in the 50 to 2,500 kW power range. 2G Energy is both an engine manufacturer and a complete CHP system packager of both their own engines, as well as, a select few engine partners.
2G Energy offers the most efficient and reliable energy solutions because of our highly engineered modular design and focuses on making the highest quality product with outstanding service. With over 8,500 systems installed worldwide, our customers confirm the quality and performance of 2G products are the backbones of our international success.
Solar Technology Partners
Amongst our solar technology partners are true innovators that pride themselves with award-winning design and production of panels stretching beyond ordinary expectations to produce more output with increased efficiency, and able to power commercial enterprises with enormous energy needs across all industries.
With over 35 years in industry innovation and leadership, top-ranked SunPower Solar delivers both solar panel technology and systems integration. SunPower is an excellent choice for hotel parking lot carports, which make an elegant statement on sustainability, while providing a potential new revenue stream from guests choosing the luxury of shaded parking.
SunPower solar energy systems produce 70% more power from the same space than conventional panels. In fact, the SunPower systems are so efficient that they set the world record. Backed by a 25-year warranty, SunPower systems not only transform more sunshine into electricity, but their innovative and elegant design outshines conventional panels.
As a global leader in energy generation – including solar, fuel cells, and combined heat and power – Panasonic is uniquely equipped to help hotels of all sizes achieve greater efficiency, whether their energy bills run $6,000 per month or $600,000 per month.
Panasonic has been in the solar business for over 40 years, and has been providing high-efficiency, high-quality solar panels for more than two decades. Starting with a hotel’s unique energy profile, business strategy, budget and customer base, Panasonic can help a 25-room boutique hotel seeking to green its operation with solar panels to a 500-room resort pursuing a cost-effective way to meet both electric and hot water demands,
For WhistlePig, a crafter of some of the most sought after and priciest rye whiskey from its picturesque 500-acre Vermont farm, Panasonic solar solutions offered a way to produce clean energy at their bottling plant and warehouse, with a dramatic looking rooftop designed to feature the distinctive company logo. The array produces 4,500 kWh of solar energy every month, about five times more than the average monthly usage of an American home, and reduces greenhouse gas by the equivalent of 90,000 gallons of gasoline consumed.
America’s Photovoltaic (PV) solar module company Mission Solar Energy was recognized in the 2019 Edition PV Module Index, as a high achievement manufacturer and ranking top 10 of all modules tested for LID. The RETC index is a yearly compilation of reliability, performance, and quality indices generated in collaboration with leading PV module manufactures.
Mission Solar Energy was recognized in the report as one of the manufacturers achieving less than 1% of degradation in the dynamic mechanical load test. Following that achievement, they were also ranked Top 10 of all modules tested for LID.
With their “mission” to continue developing high-efficiency solar technology and supporting production improvements, San Antonio-based Mission Solar is a good fit especially for remote hotels and resorts in the southwest United States, where the energy infrastructure is not as robust as in more populated areas. Their panels are backed by a 25- year power and product warranty.
Larger full-service hotels and resorts can benefit from Silfab Solar’s commercial panels, which have been trusted to provide energy solutions for US military buildings, national retail chains and US sports stadiums. Recently Silfab Solar manufactured approximately 36,500 SimbaX enhanced bifacial panels featuring SiPV performance enhancing technology for the Alberta Solar One utility, a 13.7MW project in Burdett, Alberta. The project will supply the equivalent energy needs of about 3,000 homes, offsetting about 12,000 tonnes of carbon annually.
With over 40 years in the solar industry, Silfab solar panels are designed and engineered specifically for the North American environment. Incorporating advanced robotics, automation and the latest innovations in solar technology into their manufacturing process, Silfab delivers efficient, reliable, high-quality panels with one of the lowest defect rates in the industry.
Known for its global reach, Norway’s REC has sustainable production of clean energy products as its core focus, growing from a pioneer in the solar industry, to a world leader. With a portfolio of customers including numerous power plants across Asia and Europe, automobile manufacturers and many others. REC solar panels have the capability to offset a good percentage of a large hotel or resort.
In the hot desert of Tucson, Arizona, REC panels at the Veterans Hospital significantly reduce the electricity bill, provide shade for over 1,700 cars and make productive use of dormant
land. REC has already installed its solar panels at ten such hospitals as part of The U.S.Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) goal to increase renewable energy consumption to 15 percent of their annual energy consumption.
REC also supplied 3,683 solar panels to produce clean electricity powering the Heineken Wiekse Beer brewery, the fourth in Heineken’s growing portfolio of solarpowered breweries The system produces electricity equivalent to the annual electricity consumption of approximately 244 households.
Projects ranging from solar carports to utilities, Silicon Valley’s Aptos Solar meets inspiration and innovation every day. Believing that advanced solar panel technology should be accessible and affordable for hotels and resorts across the globe, their team of engineers passionately creates solar technology that pushes the boundaries in terms of performance, aesthetics, and costs.
Aptos Solar’s patented technology lies in the solar cell. They have taken the best of PERC and bifacial technology and stacked intrinsic layers of negatively charged atoms between sublayers to produce a high-efficiency solar cell with heightened heat tolerances, all while driving the cost of manufacturing down, emphasizing their commitment to providing customers with cutting edge technology and quality at a competitive price.
Room Service Energy's Solar System integrators produce art from solar panels that give a hotel a distinct look, even a trademark, which brands and owners can leverage as part of their green strategy, showing the world their commitment to sustainability, add beauty to hotel rooftops and save money with solar energy.
Luxury and boutique hotel owners desiring a more distinct look to their solar systems can count on Luna Solar. Rather than being solely focused on cost, Luna Solar roofs are specifically designed for beautiful structures by focusing on their clients’ needs and using the best available materials designed to enhance the hotel’s environment.
As the first fully-integrated solar rooftop shingle system in North America, Luma Solar brings clean energy to hoteliers who want beauty AND enduring quality craftsmanship. Their award winning and patented systems are custom-fit, upgradable and carries an underlying metal shingle lifetime warranty.
Luma is first solar company in history to be recognized by any President at a State of the Union Address, when President Barack Obama recognized Luna's help to repair the Pentagon after the September 11th attacks.
European-based SunStyle has had tremendous growth since it’s founding in 2010. Its installations in Europe and the United States include everything from educational to agricultural buildings, helping commerical and institutional buildings achieve maximum energy savings while delivering a beautiful, uniform finish.
Projects include adorning the entire 68,000 m² warehouse roof surfaces at the Saint Charles Solaire power plant in Perpignan, France to generate an output of nine megawatts. Colour technology developed by SunStyle on the roof and exterior facades made The French Pavilion’s theme, “Lumière, Lumières”—or “Light, Enlightenment” at Expo 2020 in Dubai possible. The blue and green SunStyle solar tiles promote the Expo theme of renewable energy.
Hoteliers desiring a very futuristic, cutting-edge design to their solar project, SunStyle’s “dragonscale” solar roof fits the bill. Developed in collaboration with Google and topping the media-giant’s Silicon Valley campus, dragonscale has the capacity to generate nearly 7 megawatts of energy a year with 90,000 silver solar panels. The first-of-its kind solar design uses a highly textured prismatic glass shingle with a unique coating technology. That coating gives the overlapping panels a unique sparkle, and earned the name ‘dragonscale’.
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