overview

DSD is a renewable energy solutions provider enabling a more sustainable future by making solar, storage and EV charging infrastructure more accessible to organizations across the country.

 

We accelerate the deployment and scale of renewable energy through in-house expertise, a broad scope of capabilities, and the proprietary DSD Connect Platform, allowing customers and partners to meet aggressive sustainability and net zero goals.

Powered by possibility

DSD is a hub for distributed renewable energy. Combining our in-house expertise with strategic partnerships across the U.S., unparalleled access to competitive financing, and the ability to own and operate assets long-term, we have the unique ability to create custom renewable energy solutions to meet our customers’ goals and create value.

In short, we can open a world of possibilities for your organization to derive value while combating climate change.

Mission, vision, purpose

Our Mission is to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy resources by owning and operating clean energy solutions for our customers and partners.

Our Vision is a more sustainable future powered by distributed renewable energy.

Our Purpose is to create renewable energy solutions to sustainably and economically solve customers’ energy challenges; in doing so, directly combating climate change while earning a return on investment.

A trusted, experienced partner

To date, the DSD team has enabled hundreds of projects nationwide, and has tripled in growth since 2019. Our unparalleled financial and industry partnerships eliminate the high-cost barriers for customers and developers looking to accelerate their renewable energy portfolios. And when you choose DSD to own and maintain projects for the 20+ year lifespan, we are just as invested in project success as you are. With our interests aligned, you can trust that we will deliver a solution of the highest quality and value.

“DSD’s solution … dramatically lowered our energy costs and reduced our carbon emissions.”

David Hawkins, The Home Depot
David Hawkins
VP Labor & Operations
The Home Depot

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“I am grateful to NYPA and DSD for their counsel and collaboration during this project.”

Thomas Roach Mayor, City of White Plains, NY

Thomas Roach
Mayor, City of White Plains, NY

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“Community solar projects play an important role in creating a sustainable future — not only helping us reduce our environmental impact, but also bringing new clean energy benefits to local communities and organizations.”

Chad Wilkerson

Chad Wilkerson
Director of Sustainability & Infrastructure Sourcing
T-Mobile

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“DSD is the perfect partner to help us achieve our renewable energy goals. They have the ability to create the innovation and architecturally beautiful solar solutions, while optimizing energy production.”

Alexander Mehran, Jr

Alexander Mehran, Jr.
President and CEO
Sunset Development Company

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“These projects are a great example of a successful public-private partnership that is not only cost-effective but makes the CSCU system more sustainable for the future.”

Mark Ojakian, CSCU

Mark Ojakian
President
Connecticut State Colleges & Universities

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Who we serve

Commercial & Industrial Enterprises

Whether you’re interested in onsite or offsite solar, energy storage, EV charging infrastructure, or a combined approach, we have a solution that meets your unique needs. We’ll evaluate your site and develop a strategy that provides the most value to your organization, moving you closer to hitting your sustainability goals.

Development Partners

Whether you’re an EPC or have end to end development expertise, DSD can provide you with access to low cost of capital and the resources you need to build your portfolio. Coupled with long-term asset ownership and maintenance, DSD can be your trusted partner for the life of your customer contracts.

Financial Partners

DSD provides opportunities across all risk profiles for investors. From pre-development investment through tax equity and asset backed securitization, our investors trust DSD to commit to projects that will provide a return on investment. We take a unique and creative approach with our partnerships to deliver value to all stakeholders.

 

Municipalities & Education

Our municipal and educational customers find tremendous value in being able to provide their community with lower energy costs while simultaneously hitting renewable energy benchmarks. Whether they leverage local community solar programs or the benefits of onsite solar, organizations can see savings on day 1, with zero capital expense.

Leadership

DSD’s mission-driven leadership stands behind every project we tackle, and together with our top-notch team of renewable energy experts we are accelerating the deployment of renewable energy.
Erik Schiemann

Erik Schiemann

Chief Executive Officer

Gregory Fabso

Gregory Fabso

Chief Financial Officer

Gregory Manning

Gregory Manning

VP, Human Resources

Eric Pollock

Eric Pollock

Chief Commercial Officer

Meghan Gainer

Meghan Gainer

VP, Corp Affairs/Brand Mgmt

Jenny Gerrard

Jenny Gerrard

General Counsel

Erik Schiemann

Erik Schiemann

Chief Executive Officer

Gregory Fabso

Gregory Fabso

Chief Financial Officer

Eric Pollock

Eric Pollock

Chief Commercial Officer

Jenny Gerrard

Jenny Gerrard

General Counsel

Gregory Manning

Gregory Manning

VP, Human Resources

Meghan Gainer

Meghan Gainer

VP, Corp Affairs/Brand Mgmt

History of DSD

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