300 kW Photovoltaic System Installed and Operational at Crystal Rock/Vermont Pure Watertown, Conn., Bottling Facility
Watertown, Conn., August 6th, 2008 – Crystal Rock LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vermont Pure Holdings Ltd. (AMEX:VPS), the largest independent home and office distributor of its kind in the United States, today announced that the 300kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system at the company's Watertown, Conn., bottling facility is now operational and generating electricity.
Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell spoke at the system's unveiling today. “I am proud of Connecticut's commitment to the environment,” Rell said. “Crystal Rock is setting a wonderful example as a company that equally values the economic and environmental bottom lines.” Also attending the unveiling ceremony were Connecticut State Sen. Rob Kane and State Rep. Sean Williams, the ranking member of the House Energy and Technology Committee.