Whether it’s our work in creating economic opportunity for displaced coalminers in Appalachia and oil and gas roughnecks in the Permian Basin or bringing the benefits of community solar to low and moderate income ratepayers, Edelen Renewables is committed to its founding mission of Social Impact Solar.®
Our innovative partnerships between coal companies, global green energy payers and community leaders has captured the attention of global media, from The New York Times, CNET, SkyTV, Fast Company, The Wall Street Journal and CNN. Our efforts to bring new economic opportunities to Appalachian coalfields was prominently featured in the award-winning documentary “The Human Element.”
Our recent “Farmers Powering Communities” partnership with The American Farmland Trustand Arcadia brings together the largest farmland preservation organization in America with the nation’s leading subscriber of community solar. This historic partnership seeks to build 500 MW of community solar across rural America, uniting those working to feed the planet with those working to save it – creating opportunity along the way.
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