Sponsoring Businesses

Since 1906, AEP has taken great pride in serving their customers and communities. They’ve developed new ways to produce and deliver the safe, reliable and affordable energy that powers millions of homes and businesses. Together with their customers, they’re redefining the future of energy. Investing in a modern and efficient grid. Staying ahead of the curve as technology advances. Reducing carbon emissions and giving customers the cleaner power they want. Smarter, cleaner and more vibrant – they’re creating the energy company of the future.

Apex has been built with a singular focus: to speed the shift to clean electricity. Drawing from their experience with several of the nation’s leading renewable energy companies, Apex’s founders set out to create a company with the capacity to excel in every phase of project realization, from origination and financing to construction and asset management. Today, they provide best-in-class execution across resource assessment, engineering, construction, and asset management of utility-scale clean energy projects.

Trebel Energy has made a huge impact on the community aggregation movement since  its  inception in 2010. Trebel is not only an advocate for green energy, but takes great pride in exercising steps in the movement. Scott Belcastro, the principal of the company, has taken initial steps to live a green energy life by utilizing solar panels and batteries at his home, cargo trailer, and most importantly to power an off-site facility that has no access to traditional power.  Personal experience and a true understanding of the possibilities of green energy illustrate how Trebel is making its mark, and delivering the best expertise and customer service to all its clients. It is paving the way for a future in which a company can really speak firsthand about green energy markets and the overall understanding of energy in the future. 

Yellowlite is committed to excellence in the design and installation of renewable energy systems and to educate their customers on ways to reduce their consumption and use energy more efficiently. They genuinely believe that Solar is an important energy source that will continue to grow in prominence and scale and hope to continue being a part of the growing clean energy movement.

As a trusted company with more than 30 years of experience, IGS Solar has a strong focus on sustainable energy management.  IGS owns and operates over 100 solar sites and have helped organizations across the country save on long-term energy costs. They’ve also reduced negative environmental impacts, and continue to create meaningful opportunities for businesses to go solar. In recognition of their efforts, they are proud to be recognized as the 5th largest commercial solar developer of 2017 by GTM Research, and their Cuyahoga County Landfill project in Ohio was noted as Solar Builder’s 2018 Project of the Year.

Ecohouse is a leading solar energy provider in Central Ohio. They are proud to have installed solar on hundreds of homes and businesses in the 614 area. Ecohouse is committed to the highest level of service for their customers and to using high-quality solar materials on all of their installations. Their work and solar products are designed to last for 25 years or more and come with warranties to match.

Hecate Energy is a leading developer, owner and operator of renewable power projects and storage solutions in North America and select international markets. They specialize in clean energy and energy storage projects, from planning and inception through construction and operation. They discover and deploy creative approaches to structuring power purchase agreements and financing for power projects in the United States, North America, and abroad. They believe in collaborative, long-term partnerships with the clients and communities they serve.