U.S. Navy Installs EvoLuciaÂ® Aimed LED Lights on Base in Greece
SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Sunovia Energy Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: SUNV) announced today that the U.S. Navy has successfully installed EvoLuciaÃ‚® Aimed LED cobra head street lights at the Souda Bay base in Crete, Greece.
The Navy’s Energy Conservation Program spearheaded the effort to replace 300W metal halide street lights with 120W energy-efficient EvoLucia LED lights, reducing energy consumption by 60 percent. A new federal mandate requires that all federal agencies reduce energy consumption by 3% each year; this project achieves over half of that reduction requirement.
A short video about the project can be viewed here: http://www.dvidshub.net/video/88861/daily-news-update-led-lights-nsa-souda-bay.
“We’re proud to be the first naval base in Europe to embrace this new technology,” said John Kitson, resource energy manager for NSA Souda Bay. “Hopefully our counterparts will follow suit. The project was very successful thanks to my competent team and a quality product. I am more than satisfied with the end result.”
This was Sunovia’s first major government order under their General Services Administration (GSA) contract, which was awarded earlier this year. Obtaining a GSA schedule is a very thorough vetting process through which the government examines the integrity of products and commercial sales policies. EvoLucia’s approved GSA contract allows government customers to buy the company’s products directly without having to obtain a competitive bid. EvoLucia products are listed on the GSA Advantage!Ã‚® online shopping and ordering system (www.gsaadvantage.gov), the portal for supplies and services to all federal agencies. Government sustainability managers, energy coordinators, facilities staff and procurement managers can make purchases through this system confidently, knowing that all legal obligations have been taken care of by GSA.
Sunovia’s first government customer was Camp Lejeune, a marine base in Jacksonville, N.C. Camp Lejeune installed Sunovia’s EvoLucia LED streetlights on their campus last December. Photos of that project can be viewed at www.evolucialighting.com/camp-lejeune/.
“We’re proud to add to our list of several international installations and to assist the Navy in becoming more energy-efficient,” said Jim Perkins, vice president of global sales at Sunovia. “We hope more military bases follow in Souda Bay’s green footsteps. We are ready to execute our government sales strategy and capture that very large target market.”
About Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc.
Sunovia Energy Technologies is a Sarasota, FL-based clean-tech company specializing in LED lighting design and manufacturing.
Sunovia’s LED lighting division, EvoLucia, Inc. (www.evolucialighting.com), offers highly efficient, durable, commercial-grade LED lighting for outdoor applications, including parking garages, streets and highways, parking lots, landscaping and more. The award-winning LED lights employ EvoLucia’s proprietary, patent-pending Aimed Optics(TM) technology, which strategically directs light to the target area and provides better illumination for less electricity.
More information about Sunovia Energy and its EvoLucia LED lighting subsidiary is available in the company’s Securities and Exchange filings, which can be found at www.sec.gov or at www.sunoviaenergy.com.
Some of the statements made by Sunovia in this press release are forward-looking in nature. Actual results may differ materially from those projected in forward-looking statements. Sunovia believes that its primary risk factors include, but are not limited to: development and maintenance of strategic acquisitions; domestic and international acceptance of our product lines; defending our intellectual property and proprietary rights; development of new products and services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; successfully completing commercial testing of new technologies and systems to support new products and services; and attracting and retaining qualified management and other personnel. Additional information concerning these and other important factors can be found within Sunovia’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Statements in this press release should be evaluated in light of these important factors.
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