Encore Renewable Energy, a leading full-service community-scale renewable energy development company, announced today that Blake Sturcke is now CEO, joining Encore’s Founder and CEO, Chad Farrell, to jointly lead the company’s expansion and accelerated deployment of solar and energy storage projects. Blake has been with Encore since 2015. In addition to having served in several leadership positions in the clean energy industry, Blake has a wealth of experience in corporate and project finance, capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions gained over a 15-year career as an investment banking executive prior to joining the clean energy workforce.
Erthos signs 14 MW project portfolio and MOU for major deployment
Erthos, Inc., an energy technology company focused on breakthrough advances for utility-scale solar and creator of Earth Mount Solar™ PV, today announced 14 megawatts of projects under contract and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a single 107 MWdc project. These commitments span agreements with five of the top US and global utility-scale solar developers and signal the next phase in the march to deploy Earth Mount Solar PV technology at utility scale. The portfolio of projects highlights the numerous benefits Erthos offers developers – including lowest first cost, highest energy density, highest wind rating, and lowest visual disturbance.
Bucknell University celebrates 1.76 MW solar array
Bucknell University and Encore Renewable Energy of Burlington, VT, hosted a public dedication of their 1.76 peak megawatt solar array today. The event celebrated the new array, which will supply up to 7% of the University’s electricity and will move Bucknell a step closer to achieving its goal of carbon neutrality by 2030.
Statement from Blake Sturcke, President of Encore Renewable Energy, on the Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act
This is a pivotal moment for the clean energy transition and our efforts to combat the climate crisis. It is no exaggeration to say this is the most transformational investment America has ever made in our climate future. Now that the Inflation Reduction Act has passed the House of Representatives, a signature from President Biden will unlock billions of dollars of investment opportunity to accelerate the deployment of solar and storage technologies, along with other climate positive technologies.
Encore Renewable Energy recognized as a 2022 Best For The World™ for exceptional impact on its workers
Encore Renewable Energy, a leading community scale solar and energy storage developer, has been named a 2022 Best for the World™ B Corp™ in recognition of its exceptional positive impact on its workers. Best for the World is a distinction granted to Certified B Corporations (B Corps) whose verified B Impact Scores in the five impact areas evaluated in the B Impact Assessment — community, customers, environment, governance, and workers — rank in the top 5% of all B Corps in their corresponding size group.
New solar array transforms Hardwick gravel pit into pollinator-friendly renewable energy resource
Hardwick Electric Department and Encore Renewable Energy celebrated a new 1.65 MWac solar array located at a former Hardwick gravel pit with a ribbon cutting with Representative Chip Troiano, Senator Jane Kitchel, and Chair of the Hardwick Electric Department Board of Commissioners Lynne Gedanken.
Encore Renewable Energy secures $20 million senior loan to advance innovative clean energy solutions
Encore Renewable Energy, a leading innovator in community-scale clean energy, announced today it has closed on a $20 million senior loan provided by Lacuna Sustainable Investments and Javelin Capital. Lacuna and Javelin are both solution-based providers of strategic capital to renewable energy clients and add substantial expertise in support of Encore’s long-term objectives.
Encore Renewable Energy expands project development team to support accelerated solar and storage development pipeline
Encore Renewable Energy, a leading full-service community-scale renewable energy development company, announced new leadership of their project development team. Ralph Meima joins the company as VP of Project Development, joining Jake Clark who is now VP of Project Development. Together, they will support the development of over 80 MW of solar and energy storage assets over the next year as Encore expands its geographic reach outside of the Northeast.
Town of Derry, New Hampshire moves forward with new solar array on town landfill
The Derry, New Hampshire Town Council has finalized the contracts for a new 2.2 MW solar array to be developed by Encore Renewable Energy that will be one of the largest solar arrays in the state. Encore will finance, design, construct, install, operate, and maintain the 2.2 MW ground mounted solar project, designated Derry Solar LLC, located on a closed and capped municipal solid waste landfill owned by the Town of Derry.
Trio of industry veterans join Encore Renewable Energy to ramp up efforts in the new year
Chris Clement, Lauren Glickman and Bill Barnes join Encore’s growing team to advance community and grid-scale renewable energy development in the Northeast and beyond Encore Renewable Energy, a leading full-service community-scale renewable energy development company, announced three exciting hires to […]
Bromley Mountain Ski Resort powers up new solar array advancing sustainability at the Sun Mountain
Encore Renewable Energy and Bromley Mountain Ski Resort announced the completion of a 615kWdc solar project on land owned by Bromley Mountain in Peru, Vermont. The new project, jointly developed by Encore and Tangent Energy Solutions, will generate clean, locally generated solar power and help Bromley reach their sustainability goals. The energized solar array will generate enough electricity to power 70 average households per year and offset the emissions of 120 passenger vehicles annually.
iSun Announces Investment in Encore Renewable Energy
iSun, Inc, a leading solar energy and clean mobility infrastructure company with 50-years of construction experience in solar, electrical and data services and a provider of proprietary electric vehicle charging platforms, today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to make a strategic minority interest equity investment in Encore Renewable Energy, a leading innovator in community-scale clean energy and Top 20 US commercial solar developer.
Vermont Electric Cooperative powers up two new solar arrays in Jericho in support of 100% renewables by 2030
Encore Renewable Energy and Vermont Electric Cooperative announced today the commissioning of two new community-scale solar projects comprising 4.5 megawatts (MW) of new, clean energy generation in Jericho.
Solar project brings Middlebury College closer to 100 percent renewable energy goal
Senator Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., joined representatives from Middlebury College, Encore Renewable Energy, Green Mountain Power (GMP), the state of Vermont, and the town of Middlebury on October 12 to break ground on a new five-megawatt solar project in Middlebury that will provide the College with about 30 percent of its total electricity usage.
Powered by the sun, Morrisville Salvage Yard’s new solar array is adding value to the community
Encore Renewable Energy, in partnership with the Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA), has commissioned a solar project on the old auto salvage yard Morrisville, VT — Encore Renewable Energy and VPPSA announced today the commissioning of a new 2.1 […]
Shelburne Museum to be powered by solar energy by the end of 2021
Shelburne Museum teams up with Encore Renewable Energy and Bee The Change to develop two pollinator-friendly solar projects
Bucknell’s new solar array receives approval from the East Buffalo Township Board of Supervisors
Encore Renewable Energy will support development and financing for the new 1.6 MWp array that will supply the campus with clean, renewable energy
Bromley Mountain Ski Resort furthers commitment to sustainability with plans for new solar array
New project jointly developed by Encore Renewable Energy and Tangent Energy Solutions will break ground in the spring. Peru, VT —Encore Renewable Energy, Bromley Mountain Ski Resort and Tangent Energy Solutions announced their plans to develop and build a 615kWdc […]
Vermont Public Power Supply Authority and Encore Renewable Energy power up new solar array to benefit Morrisville residents
The 2.2 MW Lawrence Brook Solar project is providing low-cost renewable energy to Morrisville Water and Light customers
Pollinator-friendly solar projects move forward with new initiative led by Encore Renewable Energy and Greenbacker Capital
New portfolio will include over 200 acres of pollinator-friendly habitat across 14 projects representing 28MW of solar capacity across Vermont and Maine
Encore Renewable Energy to expand renewable energy work with commitment from Greenbacker Development Opportunities Fund
New financing from Greenbacker will accelerate Encore’s innovative solar and energy storage project development efforts in the Northeast and beyond
Kate Desrochers joins Encore Renewable Energy as a project manager
Encore Renewable Energy, a leading full-service community-scale renewable energy project development company, announced today that Kate Desrochers is joining their team as a Project Manager.
Greater Burlington YMCA’s new rooftop solar array will provide 25% of the building’s energy needs
The new rooftop solar array developed by Encore Renewable Energy supports the sustainability initiatives of both the YMCA and the City of Burlington
Encore Renewable Energy Announces Promotions
Burlington, VT — Encore Renewable Energy, a leading commercial renewable energy company, is pleased to announce the following promotions. Blake Sturcke is now President and Chief Financial Officer and Jesse Stowell is now the Chief Commercial Officer. Chad Farrell, Encore’s […]
New solar array to rise on Rte 100 in Morrisville from Vermont Public Power Supply Authority and Encore Renewable Energy
Once complete, 2.2 MW Lawrence Brook Solar project will allow Morrisville Water and Light to meet State of Vermont renewable energy requirements Morrisville, VT – Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (“VPPSA”) and Encore Renewable Energy announced today that construction has […]
Encore Renewable Energy secures approval for 5MW solar project in Maine
Oakland project is the first of a number of solar projects under development by the New England-based company in the expanding Maine solar market OAKLAND, Maine — Encore Renewable Energy announced today the approval of all permits required to construct a […]
Encore Renewable Energy adds renewable industry veteran Doug MacDonald to lead engineering
Burlington, VT – Encore Renewable Energy, a leading integrated clean energy services company focusing on commercial-scale solar PV and energy storage systems, announced today that Doug MacDonald is joining their team as Engineering Manager. Doug comes to Encore with more […]
Highview Power and Encore Renewable Energy to Co-Develop the First Long Duration, Liquid Air Energy Storage System in the United States
Northern Vermont facility will help put more renewable energy on the region’s electric grid NEW YORK – Highview Power Storage, Inc., a global leader in long duration energy storage solutions, and Encore Renewable Energy, a developer of renewable energy generation […]
Greenbacker and Encore Renewable Energy Announce Vermont Solar Portfolio Financing
New York – Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC (Greenbacker) announced today that, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, it signed the rights to purchase a 27.7 MWdc, 14 project solar portfolio from Encore Renewable Energy and closed a $4 million equipment loan […]
Encore Renewable Energy to step up repurposing property for clean power with $1.8 million from Leyline Renewable Energy
New financing will accelerate Encore’s solar and energy storage development in the Northeast and beyond Burlington, VT — Encore Renewable Energy will accelerate its mission of developing solar and energy storage projects on underutilized property with an infusion of development […]