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BNN Breaking: Sunshine and Shelter – Champaign’s Moore’s Rescue Ranch Partners with Summit Ridge Energy for Expansion

Press Releases

December 14, 2023

ComEd and Summit Ridge Energy Activate Community Solar Projects in Dekalb County

Pollinator-friendly community solar to generate 8.7 MW of renewable energy SANDWICH, Ill. (Dec. 14, 2023) – ComEd and Summit Ridge Energy today announced the completion of three community solar projects in Dekalb County, Ill. This increases the number of community solar projects in ComEd’s northern Illinois region to 103, of which nearly 40% have been […]

November 28, 2023

Summit Ridge Energy Becomes Market Leader in Virginia with 100 MW Community Solar Portfolio

Projects will lower electricity rates for low-income households located throughout the Commonwealth An existing Summit Ridge Energy 3.8 MWdc community solar project located in Windsor Mill, MD. (Photo Credit: Summit Ridge Energy) Arlington, VA – November 28, 2023 – Summit Ridge Energy, the nation’s leading commercial solar company, today announced the acquisition of 19 community […]


In the News

February 20, 2024

BNN Breaking: Sunshine and Shelter – Champaign’s Moore’s Rescue Ranch Partners with Summit Ridge Energy for Expansion

Sunshine and Shelter: Champaign’s Moore’s Rescue Ranch Partners with Summit Ridge Energy for Expansion Moore’s Rescue Ranch partners with Summit Ridge Energy to build a solar farm, funding an expansion for animal welfare and children with disabilities. This innovative project provides a refuge for handicapped animals and offers horse therapy sessions, creating a nurturing environment […]

February 06, 2024

Solar Power World: Castillo Engineering, Summit Ridge Energy start 82-MW community solar portfolio development

A 3-MW community solar project in Morris, Illinois. Summit Ridge Energy Castillo Engineering has been selected by Summit Ridge Energy, a commercial solar contractor, to provide design and engineering services on an 82-MW portfolio of 26 community solar projects in Illinois. Part of the Illinois Shines or Adjustable Block Program, each of the community solar […]


Podcasts

February 16, 2024

Climate Positive Podcast: How Summit Ridge Energy Went from Being a Small Startup in Community Solar to the Industry Leader

  Steve Raeder, founder and CEO of Summit Ridge Energy, the nation’s leading commercial solar company, recently appeared on the Climate Positive podcast to share learnings from the frontlines of a dynamic industry. Since its founding in 2017, Summit Ridge has invested more than $1.6 billion into clean energy assets, including a development pipeline of […]

February 07, 2024

The Solar Maverick Podcast: How Summit Ridge Energy is dominating the Virginia Community Solar Market

The Virginia Clean Economy Act aims to convert Virginia’s electric grid to 100% clean energy by 2050. Pairing that local legislation with the federal Inflation Reduction Act is allowing Summit Ridge Energy to invest in the Commonwealth and move the state closer to reaching decarbonization goals while moving the economy forward. In November 2023, Summit […]


News Stories

September 20, 2023

Summit Ridge Energy Powers New Clean Energy Job Training Center in Chicago & Welcomes First Graduating Class

‘Sustainability Hub’ Provides Opportunities to Illinois Job Seekers Eager to Enter the Clean Economy  On July 15, the recently-opened Sustainability Hub – a new Chicago job training center jointly developed by Power52’s Ecademy and 548 Enterprise – graduated its first class of trainees from its clean energy job training program. The Sustainability Hub is co-funded […]

July 26, 2023

Governor J.B. Pritzker Recognizes Summit Ridge Energy’s Solar Leadership in Illinois

Wednesday, July 26 Summit Ridge Energy recently sponsored and attended an exclusive event hosted by the Lincoln Forum — one of Illinois’ most prominent public policy platforms — at the Union League Club of Chicago, which brought the Illinois business community together for a conversation with Governor J.B. Pritzker.  As the commercial solar market leader […]