Common Energy Announces $16.5M Capital Raise From S2G Ventures to Expand Access to Community Solar
Funding will support Common Energy’s rapid growth, enabling the business to bring local, clean energy to more consumers and support more distributed energy projects across the country
Community solar, urban trees and the digitization of employee engagement
A perennial concern of corporate sustainability professionals — how to nurture employee buy-in for the organization’s programs and strategy — easily could have been sidelined during the COVID-19 pandemic, as companies everywhere shifted to accommodate remote workforces.
SPI Energy Partners with Common Energy to Connect New Community Solar Projects to the Oregon Electrical Grid
SPI Energy (NASDAQ:SPI), a global renewable energy company and provider of solar storage and electric vehicle (EV) solutions for business, residential, government, logistics and utility customers and investors, today announced that it has partnered with Common Energy to subscribe customers to SPI's six community solar projects in the Portland General Electric (PGE) territory in the greater Portland, Oregon area.
Common Energy Provides Opportunities for Those Affected by Coronavirus
Common Energy, a leading community solar provider in New York and Maryland, is offering those affected by the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) new at-home employment opportunities. The company works with official state-supported programs to provide households and businesses guaranteed savings on their electricity and is hiring consultants to bring lower cost clean energy to their communities.
The Wesley Community Benefits from New Renewable Energy Savings
Residents and staff from The Wesley Community gathered in recognition of The Wesley Community’s transition to clean energy. Joined by representatives from the City of Saratoga Springs, Lindsey Connors and Christina Carton, energy provider Common Energy presented a Clean Energy Leadership Award to the Wesley Community to commemorate the milestone.
Standard Solar Celebrates Completion of First Community Solar Project in New York
Standard Solar, Inc., a leading solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of solar electric systems nationwide, today marked the completion of its first community solar project in New York (NY). The project was developed by U.S. Light Energy, a leading New York solar energy company, and subscribed by Common Energy.
Common Energy and Saratoga Springs Housing Authority Partner on Clean Energy
Saratoga Springs Housing Authority (SSHA) today announced it is partnering with Common Energy, a leading community solar provider, to increase use of clean energy and fund energy efficiency investments.
Construction completed on western Maryland community solar project
Conductive Power, a New York-based developer, completed construction this week on Rockdale Solar, a 20-acre solar farm in Williamsport, clearing the subscription service company, Common Energy, to schedule final inspections with Potomac Edison, said Common Energy CEO Richard Keiser.
Customer Acquisition Challenges in Community Solar: An Interview with Richard Keiser
In this interview, Common Energy CEO Richard Keiser talks about the challenges of customer acquisition for community solar developers, and how service providers like his company can fill the gaps.
Frederick Friends discuss solar energy, power without panels at meeting
More than a dozen members of a local Quaker group met in a large meeting room at its Meeting House just north of downtown Frederick, to discuss switching to solar energy without installing panels. That group, Frederick Friends, mostly spoke about Common Energy, a New York-based renewable energy company that will be the company charging residential customers for their 2,000 kilowatt solar array in Williamsport.
Common Energy takes over management of Maryland solar project
Common Energy, a New York-based renewable energy company, has taken over subscription services for a 2,000-kilowatt solar array under construction in Washington County. Electric customers in Potomac Edison’s Maryland service territory — including Frederick County — are eligible to offset their residential energy use with solar power.
Common Energy Selected By Solarize Albany For Community Solar Campaign
Common Energy and Solarize Albany will team-up so that households without suitable roofs for solar installation can save money on clean electricity by joining a local solar farm. Co-Founder and Chair of Solarize Albany, Bill Reinhardt, said, “In addition to advantages in value and quality of experience, Common Energy has existing solar farms in Oppenheim and Johnstown, so households don’t need to wait for construction. The construction is already paid for and complete, which is another reason we have chosen Common Energy for this 2018 campaign.”
NYSERDA Announces First Awards of Solar For All Program to Assist Low Income New Yorkers
NYSERDA has selected Common Energy to provide clean energy for the New York's Solar for All program. “Common Energy is pleased to have been selected as an electricity provider under the Solar for All program,” said Malcolm Bliss, Common Energy’s Vice President of Partnerships. “With the participation of residents across income levels, Common Energy continues to serve more community solar subscribers in New York State than any other organization.”
Kearsarge Energy completes first community solar farm in New York
Kearsarge Energy, a renewable energy project developer and financier based in Boston, Massachusetts, announced its first New York Community Solar Farm. Located on 12 acres in Oppenheim, New York, the 1.94-MW project is developed, owned and operated by Kearsarge.
Kearsarge Energy Announces Its First Community Solar Farm in NY
BOSTON, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/—Kearsarge Energy, the Northeast’s leading renewable energy project developer and financier based in Boston, Massachusetts, announces its first New York Community Solar Farm. Located on 12 acres in Oppenheim, New York, the 1.94 MW project is developed, owned and operated by Kearsarge.