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Recurrent Energy Leases Rooftops for Distributed Generation

Recurrent Energy has leased space from the North Face for this 1-MW solar generation facility in Visalia, California.

Photo: Recurrent Energy
San Francisco company Recurrent Energy was founded on the powerful idea of leasing rooftop space to produce and sell solar power to the tenants inside (see


Vol. 17, No. 2). In its first year, the company has completed several large installations including a 1-MW system on the North Face distribution center in Visalia and a 412-kW system at the San Domenico school in Marin County, both in California. A 5-MW project at the Sunset Reservoir in San Francisco is currently in the works.

With a $75 million investment from Hudson Clean Energy Partners, Recurrent Energy hopes to continue its growth not only in California but in other states with strong incentives for renewable energy. More information is available at

Published January 2, 2009

Wendt, A. (2009, January 2). Recurrent Energy Leases Rooftops for Distributed Generation. Retrieved from

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