|[April 27, 2012]
Wynright Extends Green Commitment with Renewable Energy Certificates from Constellation Energy
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. --(Business Wire)--
Corporation, a leading independent, U.S.-based provider of intelligent
material handling systems, announced today that it has entered into
a contract with Constellation
Energy (NYSE: CEG) to purchase Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)
to match 10 percent of its electricity use at two facilities through
The RECs supplied by Constellation Energy are Green-e
Energy Certified and sourced from wind energy facilities located
throughout the United States. Throughout the term of the contract, 10
percent of the electricity Wynright uses at its Elk Grove, IL and
Arlington, TX facilities will be matched with RECs.
"Building on our substantial investment in green technologies and our
development of sustainable systems for our clients, Wynright is proud to
continue its support of energy conservation with Constellation Energy,"
said Ken Dickerson, COO of Wynright. "Through the purchase of RECs,
Wynright and Constellation Energy are teaming together to support the
operation and development of facilities that generate clean, renewable
energy that replaces emissions otherwise released through fossil fuel
Wynright has been an innovative leader in designing and developing
intelligent material handling systems that reduce sound levels, extend
equipment life, lower maintenance requirements and use less energy. It
uses energy-efficient welding, computer-optimized layout and
laser-cutting technology that reduce waste, and low-temperature paint
application processes that do not have any chemical emissions. Wynright
also provides its customers with comprehensive energy audits and LED
lights in controls.
Under the Constellation Energy program, each REC represents the positive
environmental attributes of 1 megawatt hour (MWh) of electricity
generated by a renewable power plant, and is retired on behalf of
customers wishing to promote their environmental commitment.
"Constellation Energy is pleased to support the sustainability goals of
our customers," said Michael Smith (News - Alert), senior vice president of green
initiatives for Constellation Energy. "Their voluntary actions to help
reduce pollution and encourage the use of clean renewable fuels
demonstrate a sincere commitment to the environment."
Wynright Corporation is the nation's leading independent, U.S.-based
provider of intelligent material handling systems. With more than 200
engineers in-house, the company designs, manufactures, integrates and
installs the full spectrum of intralogistics solutions, offering both
Wynright-branded and third-party equipment to meet customer needs. These
include leading-edge conveyor and sortation systems, voice and light
directed order fulfillment equipment, a suite of warehouse controls &
execution software, robotics, mezzanines, and structures, all backed by
critical round-the-clock service and support.
Since its founding in 1972, Wynright has been a trusted partner to some
of the world's largest and fastest-growing companies, showing them how
to use their space more efficiently to deliver improved productivity,
today and tomorrow. For more information on our services, technology and
product portfolio, please visit www.wynright.com.
About Constellation Energy
Constellation Energy (www.constellation.com)
is a leading competitive supplier of power, natural gas and energy
products and services for homes and businesses across the continental
United States. It owns a diversified fleet of generating units, totaling
approximately 12,000 megawatts of generating capacity, and is a leading
advocate for clean, environmentally sustainable energy sources, such as
solar power and nuclear energy. The company delivers electricity and
natural gas through the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), its
regulated utility in Central Maryland. A FORTUNE 500 company
headquartered in Baltimore, Constellation Energy had revenues of $14.3
billion in 2010.
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