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Empower Energies Adds Experienced Senior Staff to Business Development and Legal to Support Project and Transaction Growth in 2021

Bethesda, MD January 4, 2021

Empower Energies is pleased to welcome Carol Tobian, Robert Lyman, and Matt Haugland.

Empower Energies adds experienced professionals to its business development and legal teams. Carol will focus her business development efforts on Empower’s renewable energy project work for Fortune 500 clients. Carol’s experience and leadership with bringing leading-edge technologies and developing cost-effective clean energy solutions for large commercial customers aligns with Empower’s mission of renewable innovation. Robert will work to further expand Empower’s acquisitions of C&I renewable projects through developer partners. As a long-time, renewable energy professional, Robert’s capabilities add great depth to Empower’s pipeline of large commercial and community solar projects. Matt adds significant renewable transactional experience to the Empower in-house legal team. With many years of transaction experience as senior in-house counsel and outside counsel in a project finance group, Matt’s strengths will shore up Empower’s transaction acumen.

“Adding the outstanding skills and experience of Carol, Robert, and Matt to the Empower team comes at an exciting time when many of our Fortune 500 clients and channel partners are looking to ramp up their renewable commitments and projects following the pause in 2020 caused by COVID 19”, said John Clapp, CEO, Empower Energies. “We’re thrilled to welcome Carol, Robert and Matt to our team,” said Pam Maines, Sr. Vice President Business Development. “Each brings an element of fulfilling our vision to empower leading businesses and communities in driving America’s shift to a modern economy powered by affordable and reliable renewable energy.”

About Empower Energies

At Empower Energies we utilize a flexible approach to expanding the renewable energy market. We design and develop projects from start to finish and we also work with other developers to add value at any stage of their project development cycle – from co-development to acquisition. We work with many of the leading Fortune 500s to build out their on-site generation fleets and manage their renewable Programs and we also serve businesses and communities with off-site clean energy from our growing portfolio of community solar projects. In the past 12 months Empower has acquired over 200 MWs of community solar projects from our channel partners. Today, there are nearly 100 MWs of Empower Energies C&I renewable projects under construction at dozens of projects across the United States with many more starting construction soon.