Solar

We deliver customized solar energy solutions to customers and communities of all sizes.
Power your energy goals

Continuous growth

Solar energy has experienced massive growth since 2000, setting the stage for the future of this steadily expanding clean energy resource. In the United States in the last decade, solar has had an average annual growth rate of 48% (source: seia.org). There are nearly 7800 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity installed in the United States alone, that's enough to power 14.5 million homes.

Nearly 250,000 Americans work in solar and in 2019, the solar industry generated $18 billion of investment in the American economy.

Canada and Mexico each have over 3,000 MW of solar installed, experiencing continual yearly growth.

Did you know?
The sunlight that shines on the Earth in just one hour could meet world energy demand for an entire year!​

EDF Renewables offers both utility scale solar and distributed. Find out which type might be right for your business.

Utility Scale Solar
We have developed over 2,000 megawatts of large scale solar throughout North America for some of the world's top corporations and utilities.
Distributed Solar
We offer on-site solutions for commercial, industrial, institutional, utility and public power customers with in-house financing providing no-capital cost and no performance risk.

Utility Scale Solar

Meeting your clean energy goals with solar

Our Grid-Scale Power team develops assets contracted as long-term offtake agreements for our customers. EDF Renewables provides a full-service solution to take your project from the concept stage through design, permitting, construction, and on to full operation. Additionally, we manage the physical assets over the life of the project. Once a solar project reaches commercial operation, our Asset Optimization team ensures its long-term profitability.

For more information about our solar development process and team of experts email solarpower@edf-re.com.

Fast Fact
Did you know?
EDF Renewables North America has developed 35 utility scale solar projects generating over 2,000 MW of energy.

Utility scale solar can help North America move toward energy independence reducing our need to rely on foreign oil plus solar is...

Clean and Sustainable

  • No fossil fuels are burned to generate electricity​
  • No fuel transport required​
  • No combustion​
  • No emissions or odors​
  • No water discharges and no use of water for heating or cooling​

Cost-Effective

  • No fuel required, reducing exposure to fuel price risk
  • Eligible for federal tax credits
  • Competitive price with natural gas in many markets

Economic

  • Job creation, temporary and permanent
  • Local business boost for good and services
  • Tax revenue for state and local governments and local schools
  • Revenue for farmers and landowners

Distributed Solar

No matter what side of the meter you are on - we have a solution for you!

EDF Renewables Distributed Solutions provides industry-leading, cost-effective, design, engineering, construction, and operation of solar projects throughout North America. Our dedicated team of developers, engineers, construction managers, O&M service providers, and finance and legal professionals is focused on making solar generation accessible, affordable, and responsive to the needs of our clients and the communities in which they operate.

We specialize in designing, developing, and constructing solar, photovoltaic generation systems on environmentally sensitive sites, including landfills, brownfields, and wastewater treatment plants.

We work both in front-of-the-meter adding value for load serving entities and their customers and behind-the-meter with on-site commercial and industrial systems.

EDF Renewables can offer solar as a stand alone technology or coupled with a battery storage system to maximize the benefits and meet your energy needs.

Fast Fact
Did you know?
Our distributed solar team has installed nearly 1,000 MW of on-site solar, that’s over 2,000 installations.

End-to-End Solar Services

Project Development

Engineering, Procurement, & Construction

Operations & Maintenance (O&M)

Financing

EDF Renewables offers standalone or fully integrated energy solutions for our customers

Areas for Opportunity

Industrial Sites
brownfields, landfills or other unusable areas
Farmland
little to no disruption to farming, dual income
Large Rooftops
warehouses, distribution centers
Parking Areas
solar carport development, electric vehicle charging stations
Unused Land
owned by a city, municipality, or nonprofit organization

Landowners make the most of valuable land and existing infrastructure. Dual-use, agricultural production and electricity production on the same piece of land results in two revenue streams.

Corporate and industrial, education and public sector, maximize rooftop, parking lot, and unused open spaces for increased benefit. Generate solar power to reduce, even eliminate, electric bills and provide a consistent return on investment.

Utilities and co-ops put unused land to work, using locally produced generation that reap measurable benefits of peak load management, reduction in fossil fuel usage and greenhouse gas emissions, and are compliant with renewable portfolio standards.


EnterSolar Partnership
EDF Renewables North America made a 50% investment in EnterSolar in September 2018 to facilitate the continued growth within the C&I solar marketplace. The partnership leverages EDF Renewables’ unparalleled experience in renewable energy and storage, along with EnterSolar’s strong track record in developing behind-the-meter solar photovoltaic projects for a broad range of corporate clients. Together, we provide a full-service, single resource for companies looking for a seamless and profitable transition to renewable energy.

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