March 23, 2023

Oklahoma solar energy firm enters Northwest Arkansas market

Oklahoma power providers firm EightTwenty Photo voltaic has expanded to the Northwest Arkansas market with a Fayetteville workplace at 5 E. Mountain St.

A spokeswoman stated the market entry would create 20 jobs.

“EightTwenty exists to empower individuals to start residing photo voltaic,” founder and CEO Tony Capucille stated in a information launch. “We work and reside within the communities we serve, making us proud to deliver solar energy to our neighbors. EightTwenty is owned by workers and native buyers residing in every of our markets which have a vested curiosity in our neighborhood’s future.”

EightTwenty Photo voltaic launched in 2021 to offer photo voltaic, storage and electrical car (EV) charging to householders, industrial companies, farms and tax-exempt establishments. Merchandise additionally embody solely engineered and designed photo voltaic carports, pergolas and canopies for varied environments.

The enterprise maintains headquarters in Oklahoma Metropolis and employs greater than 90 individuals.

EightTwenty Photo voltaic has accomplished tasks for The Eye Heart and Subject Agent in Northwest Arkansas and is working with Fayetteville agency Lefler Capital as a developer.

“Since Lefler Capital’s inception, we have now sought forward-thinking concepts so as to add worth to our portfolio, and photo voltaic grew to become a really apparent alternative in Arkansas,” proprietor T.J. Lefler stated in a press release. “EightTwenty has confirmed to be a trusted photo voltaic developer and accomplice that may deal with complicated industrial tasks. We’re thrilled to see how photo voltaic is a win for our buyers, tenants and our neighborhood.”

As a part of its market entry, EightTwenty will contribute a portion of its proceeds to GiveSolar tasks in Northwest Arkansas. GiveSolar initiatives empower nonprofits to generate their very own power and cut back or eradicate main operational bills.

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EightTwenty will assist Cobblestone Farms by delivering its first GiveSolar undertaking in Fayetteville, supporting Cobblestone’s mission to domesticate a neighborhood free from starvation by means of sustainable agriculture.