Mpower Energy Expands Renewable Energy Services to Ohio with Opening of Mpower Direct Headquarters in Columbus
Grand opening celebration includes groundbreaking ceremony and career fair promoting fifty clean energy jobs
Columbus, Ohio, October 14, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Mpower Energy today announced the company’s expansion into Ohio and the opening of an Mpower Direct installation in Columbus. A subsidiary of Mpower Energy, Mpower Direct is hiring fifty local team members to support the expansion of renewable energy services statewide.
At Monday, October 19, 2020 CEO of Mpower Energy Lavie Poppack will lead the company’s groundbreaking celebration at the new facility, located at 1455 East Main Street. The inauguration event will begin at 10:00 a.m. and includes an open day and a job fair for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring the executive leadership and the company’s recruiting team. The job fair will continue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday 20 October 2020.
“We are delighted to offer Mpower Energy’s renewable energy services to customers across the state of Ohio,” noted Lavie Poppack, CEO of Mpower Direct. “Mpower’s expansion in the state expands the availability of renewable energy services for businesses and homeowners. Ohio as the state works on new renewable energy standards in 2026. ”
According to the Ohio Environmental Council, Ohio lags behind other Midwestern states in the lead in the US renewable energy sector. Renewable energy resources accounted for only 3% of Ohio power generation in the state in 2019. The latest standards for the state’s renewable energy portfolio require 8.5% by 2026.
Mpower Energy is a renewable energy supplier offering a flat rate for the supply of energy from renewable energy sources. For home and business owners, the switch to green energy increases property values and helps the state meet its renewable energy goals. Mpower’s renewable energy services provide stable energy solutions with a fixed price and empower consumers to reduce their own carbon footprint.
Employment opportunities in the renewable energy sector are expected to increase by more than 100% by 2026, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Ohio, sustainable energy jobs dominated demand in the energy sector last year, according to the 2020 U.S. Energy and Jobs Report, with more than 80,000 jobs in the ‘State. Mpower Direct employs clean energy sales consultants who are dedicated to helping customers understand the benefits of renewable energy.
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