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.
As the clean energy industry continues to grow over the next decade, technology will evolve, policies will advance, and prices will continue to decline. Our team at Encore brings expertise across technologies, is engaged in local, state and federal policy discussions, and has our finger on the pulse of the markets to ensure the most cost-effective financing strategies for our clients.
A second act powered by the sun
Encore Renewable Energy project and team featured on Patagonia Workwear Instagram account An old auto salvage yard in Morrisville, Vermont is now generating clean, carbon-free solar power, the above video is a director’s cut for Patagonia Workwear, produced by Jesse […]
Looking to put solar on your Connecticut brownfield?
Encore Renewable Energy is excited to provide Connecticut brownfield owners and municipalities a new opportunity to participate in the clean energy future. By leasing land for new solar farms, landowners can collect guaranteed rent for the next 25+ years, while also helping to address climate change by enabling cleaner energy deployment.
Encore President Blake Sturcke featured on Entrepreneurs for Impact Podcast
Encore Renewable Energy President, Blake Sturcke, was recently featured on the Entrepreneurs for Impact podcast (formerly My Climate Torch) hosted by Chris Wedding. It’s an important conversation not just about the critical work our team is doing but also offers an insightful and inspiring way to think about, incorporate and take care of our mental health every day.
Harvesting the sun: how community scale solar provides benefits for farmers, local communities and the environment
Our country is increasingly moving towards a decarbonized economy. Scientists now predict that farmers and other landowners will lease more than 2 million acres of land in the U.S. for community and utility scale photovoltaic solar projects by 2030.
Looking to put solar on your Virginia farmland?
Encore Renewable Energy is excited to provide Virginia landowners a new opportunity to participate in the industry’s growth. By leasing land for new solar farms, landowners can collect guaranteed rent for the next 25+ years while also participating in the creation of a clean energy future.
Late Spring Encore Update
We are also now officially at the close of the Biden Administration’s first 100 days in office. In his first 100 days, President Biden has taken a bold proactive approach to address the climate crisis
Building a resilient future
The cold weather in Texas, ironically yet another example of global warming, and resulting grid failures shine a light on how insufficient our current energy systems are in the face of a changing climate. As we move forward, it’s incumbent […]
KSV Energywire – Industry Expert Interview: Chad Farrell, CEO and Founder of Encore Renewable Energy
This interview originally ran on KSV EnergyWire Blog. We’re excited to kick off 2021 with our first Industry Expert Interview of the year. Last fall we had the opportunity to chat with Chad Farrell, the CEO and Founder of Encore Renewable […]
How Vermont can fuel our economic recovery with local renewable energy
This article authored by Chad Farrell originally ran in Vermont Business Magazine. The holiday festivities of 2019 seem like a lifetime ago. As the decade came to a close, we at Encore Renewable Energy discussed the past ten years in the […]
Podcast Interview: Experts Only featuring Chad Farrell
In this episode, Jon connected with Chad Farrell, founder and CEO of Encore Renewable Energy. The episode covers Chad’s 20+ years of experience in the industry. They also cover Encore’s work towards the development of alternative energy and the redevelopment of contaminated sites.
The Power of Partnerships in Driving Economic Recovery from COVID-19
How Collaboration and Resilience Will Help the Solar Industry Weather Current and Future Challenges and Lead by Example This article written by Chad Farrell originally ran on the B the Change blog. This wasn’t the article I planned to write […]
How Congress can support increasingly cost-competitive renewable energy generation
In Vermont and across the country, many businesses, institutions and communities are recognizing the benefits that the sun can have on their bottom lines. In fact, our company Encore Renewable Energy, which specializes in the origination, development, financing and construction of community scale solar energy generation projects, has worked with dozens of businesses, schools, hospitals, utilities and municipalities across our state to give them an energy solution that is affordable, reliable, and good for the environment.