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Empower Energies Completes Construction on a 3.6 MW Solar Rooftop and Parking Canopy Project

Bethesda, MD July 1, 2020

Empower Energies recently completed construction of a 3,642 kW-DC solar rooftop and parking canopy installation for a major commercial client in Tempe, Arizona.

The completion of this project represents the first of more than a dozen solar installations Empower is currently developing and constructing for a major commercial client under an exclusive multi-year contract. Empower is the Program Manager for the end to end deployment of solar systems for the customer – from site analysis and ranking to design and scheduling to construction and O&M oversight of the completed systems. The project also includes a cutting-edge block-chain based energy management system. At the completion of Empower’s work, our client will be one of the largest on-site corporate renewable power generators in the U.S.

“Empower Energies is excited to leading such a significant behind-the-meter commercial solar Program to meet the renewable energy and ESG goals of our Fortune 500 Client,” said CEO John Clapp. “It makes sense that our commercial customers are seeking environmental and economic benefits from solar when it is a win-win for the Client, their customers and the community.”

The project will deliver 6.2 gigawatt-hours of clean energy annually, equal to over 50% of the needs at the Client’s campus – a 67-acre office complex with over 4,000 employees. The project includes a series of carport and rooftop systems electrically interconnected behind-the-meter. The project is expected to generate enough emissions-free, clean energy to avoid more than 120,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year – the equivalent of planting over 2 million trees. Empower is now working with the same client on implementing additional renewable technologies on-site to further optimize the customer’s self-generation of renewable energy.

About Empower Energies

Empower Energies is currently constructing or financing over 30 solar projects (115 MWs) in the U.S. for commercial customers, municipal utilities, schools & universities, and community solar customers. Empower Energies is a full-service renewable energy development, construction, and financing platform. We provide customized renewable energy project solutions for C&I customers and channel partners. Empower utilizes a flexible approach to add value at any stage of the project cycle, depending on the needs of its customers and partners. For more information, visit Empower Energies at or follow Empower on LinkedIn.