Social Impact Solar® is who we are and what we do.For us, it’s a laser focus on creating legacy impact for the communities where we develop. Community engagement, workforce development partnerships, good jobs, and credentialed skills training, are the foundation of what we do.
From Appalachia to Nations, Tribes, and Pueblos, we are bringing the promise of renewable energy to the forgotten places, where coalminers and oil and gas workers powered the industrial development of America for a century.
Squaring that deal – putting displaced energy workers back to work in a new, greener economy – is our passion. And our business.
From land acquisition, facilitating public engagement and incentives, and shepherding projects through regulatory processes, to securing corporate off take agreements (VPPAs) from ESG committed corporations, we utilize a “boots-on-the-ground” approach to produce results.
Our current pipeline of developing projects – both utility and community scale – spans more than a dozen states and represents3 GW of solar energy and storage with a potential private capital investment of more than $3b.
“Our passion is leveraging new energy to build a New American Dream.”
Adam Edelen // Founder & CEO of Edelen Renewables
Who We Are
Adam Edelen Founder & CEO
Nathan Cryder Chief Operating Officer
Chad Braden Director of Operations
Seth Steppe Director of Outreach & Engagement
Amy Samples Chief of Staff
Triple Bottom Line Return Strategy
How We’re Providing More Than Clean Energy to Rural America
With a founding mission of bringing the promise of renewable energy to the forgotten places, Edelen Renewables is the only solar development firm in America with a sole focus on socially impactful projects that provide the triple-bottom line return of meeting the climate challenge, driving economic transition in forgotten communities, and creating legacy impact for off-takers and communities alike.
Creating Legacy Impact for Off-takers and communities alike
Solar Development Projects Combating Climate Change
Driving Economic Transition in Forgotten Communities
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