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Eldor Contracting Corporation Business Development and Project Manager Keith Feldmann Named to the Board of the New York Solar Energy Industries Association
Posted on: October 26th, 2012

Holtsville, NY…

sm_EldorKeithEldor Contracting Corporation (Holtsville, NY, www.eldor.com), one of the New York-Tri-State area’s largest electrical construction and renewable energy companies, announced today the appointment of Business Development and Project Manager Keith Feldmann to the Board of the New York Solar Energy Industries Association (www.nyseia.org). NYSEIA is the only statewide, non-profit membership and trade association dedicated solely to advancing the solar energy industry in New York State. Feldmann brings to the role direct, hands-on experience managing some of Eldor’s most challenging renewable energy projects including the Suffolk County, New York solar carport project – a 12.82-megawatt (MW), 45,000 solar module project.

At Eldor, Feldmann is responsible for managing large-scale solar projects. Additionally, he assumes a major role in the company’s new business development, actively seeking new opportunities throughout the New York Tri-State area and Northeast region.

Mr. Feldmann draws on a diverse background and experience in serving Eldor’s client base. Prior to joining Eldor, he was Project Manager and a leading member of Thorndike Development (Plymouth, MA), where the nationally and regionally awarded firm was instrumental in building out a 3,000-acre master planned community.

For over five years, Feldmann also served as an Environmental Engineer with Estée Lauder Companies. During his tenure, he created global programs that improved the environmental aspect of the company’s manufacturing facilities and personally audited the results in countries such as Australia, Belgium, Switzerland, Toronto and South Africa.

A Licensed Electrician, Mr. Feldmann is an active member of the industry whose professional affiliations include his membership in the Long Island Solar Energy Industries Association (LISEIA), where he takes on an active role including participating in its technical committee and promoting the passage of regional solar legislation.

Mr. Feldmann holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University. Additionally, he has an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Boston University, from which he graduated cum laude.

He resides in Stony Brook, NY.

About Eldor Contracting Corporation

Founded over 35 years ago, Eldor is one of the New York-Tri State region’s largest electrical contractors. Operating from its sustainable corporate headquarters in Holtsville, NY and another facility in College Point, NY, the company offers end-to-end services. They include: electrical contracting, value engineering, procurement, construction and renewable energy solutions. Eldor is recognized for its proven track record and problem-solving capabilities on even the most complex, challenging projects. Eldor employs a highly qualified, credentialed team of professional engineers, superintendents, project managers, foremen, journeymen and apprentices – each fully-trained and committed to delivering projects on-time, on-budget and to specifications. Eldor has approximately 200 employees. The company’s executives are well-respected within the industry as reflected in their leadership roles within relevant industry associations such as the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). Eldor also holds key certifications such as those of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and North American Board Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) as well as active membership in organizations including the New York State Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA). For more information, visit: www.eldor.com

About NYSEIA

Formed in 1994, NYSEIA is New York State’s only statewide, non-profit membership and trade association dedicated solely to advancing the solar energy industry. Its membership is comprised of solar electric (photovoltaic-PV) and thermal manufacturers, distributors and component suppliers, PV and solar water and space heating installation companies, professionals serving in the solar energy industry including attorneys, engineers and architects; as well as advocates and allied organizations, utilities and energy service companies and non-profit and government representatives involved in solar energy research, training and education. NYSEIA educates the public, legislators, policy makers and regulators on the environmental, economic development and energy supply benefits of solar energy use. This is achieved by providing information to the state legislature, Public Service Commission, etc. and collaborating with other renewable energy, environmental and economic development groups to expand development and use of solar energy in New York State. For more information, visit: www.nyseia.org

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