Standard Solar, Inc., a national leader in the full-service development, installation and financing of solar electric systems for residential, commercial, government and utility customers, today announced the start of construction on a solar canopy electricity installation at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. The 118 kW project, which is slated to be completed by the end of the year, will be installed by Standard Solar, owned and operated by Secure Futures, LLC, and will supply the University with clean, renewable energy for at least the next 20 years.

"We are honored to help Washington and Lee achieve its goals toward environmental responsibility. This commitment to solar energy puts the University at the forefront of a burgeoning movement toward greener, more sustainable campuses across the nation," said Scott Wiater, President, Standard Solar.