In partnership with LBA Logistics and Black Bear Energy, Summit Ridge Energy, a commercial solar and energy storage company, has inaugurated six 17 MW rooftop community solar projects across four industrial properties in Rosedale and Belcamp, Maryland.
With the initial project expected to be operational in Q3 2023, the other five sites will commence work from early to mid-2024. The projects, developed and owned by Summit Ridge Energy, will generate over 25 million kWh of electricity annually, equivalent to powering more than 2,000 homes.
"These projects bring tangible benefits to the community, offering affordable, clean electricity to local residents and businesses unable to install solar on their own rooftops," said Drew Torbin, President at Black Bear Energy.
The projects are part of the Maryland Community Solar program, which provides low-cost renewable energy to local residents.
“These projects leverage unused roof space to drive local economic development and extend clean energy cost savings to families and businesses across the state," said Brian Dunn, Chief Operating Officer at Summit Ridge Energy.
The projects are located on the rooftops of industrial assets owned and managed by LBA Logistics.
The tenants working in LBA Logistics’ owned and managed buildings were invited to enroll in the Maryland Community Solar program.
"Our partnership with Summit Ridge Energy and Black Bear aligns with our goals of decarbonizing the built environment and delivering environmental solutions and benefits to the communities surrounding our real estate assets," said Perry Schonfeld, Principal and Chief Operating Officer at LBA Logistics.