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Common Energy Announces Competitive Wins; Closes In On 400MW Under Management; Promotes New Chief Operating Officer

Community solar provider Common Energy announces key competitive wins in Oregon, Illinois and Maryland; Promotes Christophe Charpentier as Chief Operating Officer

Community solar provider Common Energy today announced key competitive wins across multiple states including Illinois, Maryland and Oregon. These transactions expand Common Energy’s client base of developers, which now includes five of the leading community solar developers/IPPs in the country. Under the agreements, Common Energy will acquire subscribers for the projects, and manage the subscriptions under long-term management contracts.

“The strength of our platform and execution continues to drive growth and market share gains,” said Richard Keiser, founder and CEO of Common Energy. “We are thankful for the support and trust of our partners, and are confident in our ability to continue to win in the market.”

Common Energy also announced the promotion of Christophe Charpentier to Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Charpentier is a former Associate Partner at McKinsey. At McKinsey, Christophe led teams and client engagements across a wide number of industries, including telecommunications, technology, and insurance.

“Christophe has impressed Common Energy’s board and partners with his client-first mindset, his operational and technical abilities, and his commitment to our team and mission,” continued Mr. Keiser. “I am confident that under Christophe’s leadership Common Energy will continue to deliver outstanding results for our clients, supporting our future growth.”

“I am excited for the opportunity to continue to subscribe and energize community solar projects across the country,” said Christophe Charpentier, COO of Common Energy. “These projects bring positive environmental impact and meaningful savings to all of our subscribers, especially to those in the low-income category.”

Common Energy manages community solar projects across in all supported U.S. states, with all major utilities. Its SAAS-based energy platform provides developers with industry-leading visibility on project performance, enabling higher project ROI. Over their operating lifetimes, community solar projects managed by Common Energy will prevent over 6 billion pounds of carbon emissions, and enable over $100 million dollars in savings for subscribers. Companies interested in partnering with Common Energy are encouraged to email

About Common Energy

Common Energy is a leading community solar provider that services projects in all major community solar states in the country. Common Energy enables households and businesses to support local clean energy, lower emission in their communities, and save money on their electricity with their existing utility accounts, with no on-site installation. As such, the company’s platform is a key part of accelerating clean energy adoption. To join a community solar project, enroll at


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