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Sigora Solar Opened its North Carolina Headquarters

At a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 18, Sigora Solar opened its North Carolina headquarters, announcing the expansion in North and South Carolina, and the creation of at least 75 jobs by the end of 2018. The Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and the Wake County Office of Economic Development joined to say a few words about the expansion and growth, bringing clean energy and energy efficiency to homeowners and small businesses in Raleigh and the greater region of North and South Carolina. #SigoraSolar

Apex Clean Energy and OSPA Present at VERGE Conference

Apex Clean Energy and Sioux tribe representatives appeared on the main stage at VERGE in Oakland to discuss their groundbreaking joint venture to build the largest wind projects on Native American land to date. The plenary panel featured Apex’s Steve Vavrik and OSPA’s Lyle Jack and Caroline Herron, who described the unprecedented opportunity and benefits the projects offer—not only for the tribes and local communities, but also for power buyers. Learn more about the wind projects here. #ApexCleanEnergy

Sigora Solar Breaks Ground in Covesville, VA

Sigora Solar broke ground this month on a large ground mount located in Covesville, Virginia. This system, along with installations at Chiles Peach Orchard and later this year at Carter's Mountain Orchard barn, will power the Chiles family and their businesses with almost 100% solar energy. #SigoraSolar

Sigora Solar and HADPRE Give Back to Haiti

Sigora Solar launched a new program which will bring clean renewable energy to a family in Haiti for every customer that chooses Sigora's Produce and Reduce package in the USA. The program is through a partnership with Sigora Haiti and the non-profit HADPRE. Read more about this venture here. #SigoraSolar

CvilleREA Member Companies join UVA Sustainability

Sun Tribe Solar, Apex Clean Energy, LEAP, and Hexagon Energy joined UVa Sustainability at an energy exposition held at the University of Virginia to discuss the future of renewable energy with UVA students and faculty. For more information about the event, NBC 29 covered the story here. #SunTribeSolar #ApexCleanEnergy #LEAP #HexagonEnergy #UVA

Sun Tribe Solar hosts students from Charlottesville High School in a tour of their warehouse, educat

Sun Tribe Solar hosts students from Charlottesville High School in a tour of their warehouse, educating them on solar technologies.Students from Charlottesville High School interested in solar energy joined Sun Tribe engineers and solar installers in a mini info-session on solar technology. The students were able to see what goes on behind the scenes, and learn about the installation process. Many of the students are interested in pursuing careers in renewable energy—a great sign for the future of clean energy, and proof that Charlottesville is leading the way! #SunTribeSolar

Sun Tribe’s Nick DiFerdinando speaks on the “Dollar and Sense of Going Solar”

“More than 50 people joined us to learn about the benefits of solar power and to hear about the variety of renewable energy alternatives available if solar isn’t an option. Speakers included Nick DiFerdinando of Sun Tribe Solar, along with those whose organizations have gone solar in the last year: Martin Chapman, President of Indoor Biotechnologies, Jennifer Lehman, CEO of Hantzmon Wiebel, and Rob Orlando, Head of School at Peabody School.” A link to the full article can be found here. #SunTribeSolar

Apex Clean Energy Ranked #3 in New Renewables Reputation Index

Strategic communications advisory firm Tamarindo Communications and A Word About Wind, a news, information, and networking service for wind industry financiers and investors, recently launched the first Renewables Reputation Index. The report, which calls Apex Clean Energy “one of the industry’s most respected players,” is a comprehensive overview of the market profile and reputation of consultants, service providers, and suppliers to the renewable energy industry. Read about it here. #ApexCleanEnergy

Sun Tribe Solar to Provide 100% offset for Cople Elementary

Sun Tribe Solar and Westmorland Public Schools partnered to pair solar and conservation efforts. The solar array will produce around 1,162,644 kWh per year, offsetting their carbon footprint by 865 tons of CO2 and saving the school $3.6 million. It requires no upfront capital from Westmoreland, as Sun Tribe is funding it through a Power Purchase Agreement. To expand the ecological benefits of solar development, Sun Tribe is implementing a pollinator-friendly approach by planting wild flowers and other host plants around the panels, which offers conservational and economic benefits. #SunTribeSolar