Innovators in Community-scale Clean Energy
We are a leader in full-service community-scale renewable energy development, with a proven track record in project development from concept to completion. As a values-led commercial solar company, we specialize in reclaiming undervalued real estate for clean energy generation and storage, helping us to revitalize communities and create a cleaner, brighter future for all.
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A Trusted Partner
We are your trusted partner in end-to-end solar array construction and energy storage.
- Established reputation as reliable commercial solar company
- Full-service, from concept to completion
- Powering communities in the Northeastern U.S.
Industry Leadership and Expertise
Meet Our Team
Encore’s team of experts includes industry veterans, engineering, legal and finance experts, community leaders, and closely affiliated companies and organizations. When you work with our team, you’ll gain a trusted partner with a deep understanding of your needs and objectives. Through every phase of your clean energy project, we put our innovation, expertise, and integrity to work for you.
Our team is continuing to grow, visit our career page to learn about open positions.
LEVERAGING BUSINESS AS A FORCE FOR GOOD
A Certified B Corp
As a mission-driven organization, our values guide our approach to our work. These values clarify the ways in which we engage with each other, our partners, our customers and the communities in which we work. Simply put, our values define our company and the way we go about our business every day.
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Brownfields to Brightfields
With origins as a brownfield redevelopment company, we take clean energy further by transforming brownfields into brightfields.
- We create opportunity on undervalued real estate like landfills, brownfields, and rooftops
- Uniquely qualified and experienced in developing these types of clean energy projects
Living Our Core Values
Social Justice Initiatives
We, as a company, as individuals, and as a nation, have not done enough to root out systemic racial injustice, police brutality and white supremacy. In addition to working to build a robust clean energy economy, we remain committed to promoting understanding and diversity within our company and the communities in which we work.
Kelsey Applegate is a Project Manager who joined our team in May. As part of the Development team, Kelsey permits and coordinates solar and energy storage project surveys, manages interconnection processes with utilities and conducts fatal flaw assessments. She also represents Encore’s efforts with B Corps, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, and serves on Encore and NYSEIA’s JDEI committees.
Contaminated properties like brownfields and landfills present an untapped opportunity for sustainable energy development on undervalued land near population centers. Transforming these often underutilized properties from brownfields to brightfields by deploying solar and energy storage comes with additional technical challenges and costs. This roundtable discussion will feature industry experts and a discussion of the unique challenges of clean energy development on contaminated lands including designing, engineering, constructing and financing, as well as, the new incentives offered in the Inflation Reduction Act.
Chad Farrell, Amber Lessard, and Lauren Glickman discussed how Encore is changing the narrative around solar and agriculture (energy PLUS food!) with agrivoltaics projects and strong community engagement as they address local concerns about solar in agricultural areas.