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Press Releases

November 20, 2023

Summit Ridge Energy Closes $275M Financing Facilities with MUFG

This deal expands the partnership between the organizations and positions Summit Ridge Energy as the commercial solar market leader in Illinois and Virginia A Summit Ridge Energy 3 MW ground-mounted community solar project located in Morgan County, IL (Photo Credit: Summit Ridge Energy) Arlington, VA – November 20, 2023 – Summit Ridge Energy, the nation’s […]

August 30, 2023

Summit Ridge Energy and Black Bear Energy Celebrate 17 MWs of Rooftop Community Solar Projects in Maryland

The projects will provide clean energy to local residents at reduced rates through the Maryland Community Solar Program ARLINGTON, VA – August 30, 2023 – Summit Ridge Energy, the nation’s leading commercial solar and energy storage company, today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Rosedale, Maryland to celebrate the construction of six rooftop community solar projects […]

In the News

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 […]

News Stories

September 14, 2020

Why Pa. should become a ‘community solar’ state

Pennsylvania’s legislators have been hard at work in recent weeks as they grapple with challenges facing the commonwealth as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Just about every industry is struggling, but community solar could bring a bright spot of economic opportunity to Pennsylvania if HB 531 and SB 705 were to pass the General Assembly.