February 2017 | Business View Magazine

86 87 Main Street Power Main Street Power Co. providing affordable, long-term energy options T he Main Street Power Compa- ny owns and operates more than 50 megawatts of solar systems throughout North America and Canada, with many more in various stages of devel- opment.Whether a residential property, facilities within a school district or univer- sity or a municipal building, Main Street Power’s combined capacity powers more than 1,000 properties. The company is the owner and operator of these solar systems and specializes in providing clean solar power at a discount from traditional electricity. It was created through an affiliation with the Internation- al Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technologies and solar developer Peak So- lar. ICAST serves as an advocate for alter- native energy solutions and is dedicated to providing green job training services that cater to disadvantaged communities. Main Street Power began a financial partnership with MS Solar Solutions Corp., an affiliate of Morgan Stanley. The alliances have been essential to Main Street Power’s expansion and have enabled the company to provide clean ener- gy resources, economic solutions and social empowerment to its customers. The company is also seeking to enter the in- ternational marketplace for newopportunities.