Community Energy

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By launching the market for direct sales of renewable energy to retail electric customers, Community Energy first leveraged consumer choice to build demand for early new renewable projects, and went on to develop and deliver wind energy at record scale. CEI is now developing utility-scale solar generation in the East, Mid-West and West as it continues to open new markets for solar and wind generation. CEI leads the renewable energy industry by delivering the full economic and environmental advantages of solar and wind energy directly to its customers and utility partners. The Company has a proven track record of delivering on its mission of a renewable energy future with a triple bottom line.
HQWayne, US
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Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)62
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Key People/Management at Community Energy

Brent Beerley

Brent Beerley

Eric Blank

Eric Blank

Founder and Director
Jay Carlis

Jay Carlis

Emily Burks

Emily Burks

General Counsel
Molly Arbes

Molly Arbes

Treasurer and Corporate Controller
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Community Energy Office Locations

Community Energy has an office in Wayne
Wayne, US (HQ)
100 Matsonford Rd
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Community Energy Financials and Metrics

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Community Energy total Funding

$4 m

Community Energy latest funding size

$4 m

Time since last funding

10 years ago

Community Energy investors

Community Energy's latest funding round in October 2010 was reported to be $4 m. In total, Community Energy has raised $4 m
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Community Energy Cybersecurity Score

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Community Energy Online and Social Media Presence

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Community Energy Blogs

ITC Tax Normalization Limits Solar Growth and Favors Fossil Fuels

SOURCE: | The following is a contributed article by Eric Blank, economist and co-founder of Community Energy, and D.R. Richardson, consultant and private equity expert. Thanks to the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), a decade of explosive growth and a continuously descen…

University of Pennsylvania Signs Power Purchase Agreement with Community Energy for Largest Solar Project in Pennsylvania

For Release: April 13, 2020 Contact: Amanda Mott, Associate Director for News, University Communications, University of Pennsylvania,, (W) 215.898.1422 Jennifer Rizzi, Communications Director, Facilities & Real Estate Services, University of Pennsylvania,, (W) 21…

It’s the roaring 20s for renewables — will natural gas join the party?

The following is a ( contributed article by Brent Alderfer, Founder & CEO of Community Energy. It’s 2020 and the talk is decarbonization. Many recognize that by 2050 we need to see net-zero carbon emissions across all sectors. In the meantime, climate change won’t wait — the powe…

City and ENGIE Announce Power Purchase Agreement Staffing Plans

For Immediate Release: February 6, 2019  Published by: Office of Sustainability Contact: City Contact: Kelly Cofrancisco,, (215) 686-6210   ENGIE North America: Sandrine Deparis,, (202) 855-3705  SOURCE:…

Study Finds Colorado Can Achieve Climate Change Goals State-Wide AND Reduce Electric Rates By Over 15% By 2040

Boulder, CO, November 5, 2019 – A new report commissioned by Community Energy, Inc. finds that replacing Colorado’s aging coal plants with a mix of wind and solar backed by battery storage and some natural gas, and electrifying transport and buildings, would reduce Colorado electric costs and averag…
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Community Energy Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Community Energy founded?

    Community Energy was founded in 1999.

  • Who are Community Energy key executives?

    Community Energy's key executives are Brent Beerley, Eric Blank and Jay Carlis.

  • How many employees does Community Energy have?

    Community Energy has 62 employees.

  • Who are Community Energy competitors?

    Competitors of Community Energy include CleanChoice Energy, Enyo Renewable Energy and Apollo Power.

  • Where is Community Energy headquarters?

    Community Energy headquarters is located at 100 Matsonford Rd, Wayne.

  • Where are Community Energy offices?

    Community Energy has an office in Wayne.

  • How many offices does Community Energy have?

    Community Energy has 1 office.