Empower Energies Adds Industry Leaders in Sales and Operations as Company Ramps Up Development, Acquisition and Construction of Commercial & Industrial Solar Projects

| Source: Empower Energies

50 Citizen’s Way Suite 403 Frederick, Maryland 21701, May 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Frederick, MD – May 16, 2017 – Empower Energies welcomes the hiring of two leading professionals in Commercial & Industrial solar sales and construction to its team as the company continues to expand its acquisition, financing and construction of C&I solar projects.

 Ken Beiser will lead Sales and Business Development for Empower and brings a long history of C&I solar development to the team, including founding and leading solar sales for Tecta Solar. Ken will focus on originating new projects with corporate customers as well as reaching out to early stage developers seeking to advance and monetize their projects prior to construction. Ken will build out the solar sales team at Empower by adding several distributed generation sales professionals.

 Joe Jazdzewski joins Empower’s Operations team working with Michael Belko, reuniting the two former SunEdison colleagues. At SunEdison, Joe managed West Coast construction and Mike led the construction team for North America. Joe is a licensed building contractor and specializes in the construction of C&I solar projects.

 “Empower welcomes the addition of Ken and Joe to the team. Our ability to attract such highly respected professionals speaks to the power of our DG Fund partnerships, the strength of our pipeline and the high quality of our C&I customer and developer relationships. Our team is actively developing, financing and constructing C&I solar projects, and the addition of Ken and Joe greatly accelerates our growth and ability to execute for our customers.”- John Clapp, President & CFO, Empower Energies


About Empower Energies

Empower Energies is a solar development and financing company specializing in meeting the needs of commercial and industrial customers across the U.S. Empower uses its dedicated DG Fund to provide capital to project development and acquisition opportunities, allowing it to execute quickly and efficiently with power consumers and other developers. Empower is actively seeking C&I projects as well as talented professionals in sales, finance and operations. For more information, visit empowerenergies.com/careers/ or give us a call at: (240) 490-4200.


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Theresa Polly
Empower Energies