Month: April 2023

March 07, 2024

Solar Power World: Contractor splits four projects into seven to meet community solar rules in Maryland

Brian Dunn, COO and board member of Summit Ridge Energy, and Perry Schonfeld, principal and COO of LBA Realty, at the Quad Avenue project ribbon cutting. Summit Ridge Energy Summit Ridge Energy (SRE), a commercial solar contractor from Arlington, Virginia, will soon complete construction of a 17-MW community solar portfolio of seven projects — at […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

January 08, 2024

Energy News Network: IRA offers lucrative incentives for low-income community solar, but also creates new challenges

Developers are working to build trust in communities that have long been shut out of the clean energy transition. The Briscoe2A community solar project in LaSalle County, Illinois. Credit: Summit Ridge Energy Community solar is inherently a way to expand equity in solar access, as advocates describe it, since it makes clean energy and savings […]