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Empower Energies Adds Daniel Smith as Sales Engineering Manager

Frederick, MD August 23, 2017

Daniel Smith is an accomplished sales engineer in the development and design of solar energy and solar plus storage projects for Commercial, Industrial and Institutional customers throughout the U.S. Daniel joins the Empower team from Tesla/Solar City where he was a Senior Sales Engineer. At Tesla/Solar City, he led the technical diligence and feasibility on over 130MWs of commercial solar projects, including a growing number of solar and storage projects. Prior to Tesla/Solar City, Daniel worked at Tecta Solar for Ken Beiser, Empower’s Head of Sales and Business Development.

As Sales Engineering Manager, Daniel will work closely with Empower’s Sales and Development team on the technical feasibility and diligence of projects for Empower’s customers in the Commercial, Industrial and Institutional market. He will report to Michael Belko, Empower’s Head of Operations.

“Empower welcomes the addition of Daniel Smith to our growing team of solar and clean energy development and financing professionals. Daniel is a key member of our technical team for solar project delivery and brings industry-leading solar and storage capabilities to Empower. The addition of Daniel, along with Stuart Stott, positions Empower to further expand our ability to deliver solar and storage solutions for our customers.”- John Clapp, President & CFO, Empower Energies.

About Empower Energies

Empower Energies is a full-service clean energy development and financing company, working directly with customers on project development and delivery. Empower leverages its funding platform with committed tax equity to support its own PPA projects or those acquired from other developers, EPCs, and related project sources. Empower is actively seeking new customers and solar project acquisition opportunities as well as talented professionals in sales, finance, and operations.

For more information, visit or contact Empower at (240) 490-4200.

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Kelly Chasse
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