News2018-11-28T13:36:21+00:00

Sunrise Energy Ventures Announces They Have Received Approval for a Solar Development Project in Lacon, Illinois

City officials vote 5-0 to authorize lease. Minnetonka, MN – August 20, 2018—Sunrise Energy Ventures, a Minnesota-based solar development company, announced that the City of Lacon has agreed to lease it a twenty-acre parcel of land so the firm can develop a solar farm. The land, which is currently farmed, is located on the east [...]

August 20th, 2018|Solar News|

Solar Development and Agriculture Can Co-Exist

Farmers across North America and the world are more concerned with crop diversification than ever. Commodity markets have been incredibly volatile in recent years. If weather was not already enough to keep farmers and investors guessing, global markets and worldwide politics seem to have as much—or even more—of an impact on commodity prices. Often farmland has [...]

May 10th, 2018|Agriculture, Solar Information, Solar News|

Sunrise Energy Ventures Announces the Purchase of Site in Macomb, IL

Site Will Be Home of New Solar Installation Minnetonka, MN – February 6, 2018—Sunrise Energy Ventures, a Minnesota-based solar development company, announced the City of Macomb has agreed to sell it a seventeen-acre parcel of land so the firm can develop a solar farm. The land, which is currently farmed, is located along East University [...]

February 6th, 2018|Solar News|

6 Common Questions About Solar Energy Projects

You believe that making a move to solar is a good idea, but where do you start? How do you, as an investor, homeowner or community even embark on a solar energy project or installation? There are countless websites, publications and studies dedicated to solar energy and no shortage of information. At the same time, [...]

September 21st, 2017|Solar Information|

Dean Leischow and Sunrise Energy Ventures Featured in Lake Minnetonka Magazine

Lake Minnetonka Magazine covers CEO, Dean Leischow in the September, 2017 issue:  Minnetonka resident Dean Leischow used his 26 years of experience in the solar and optimization industry to co-found Sunrise Energy Ventures with Richard Cathcart in 2009. “I looked at what was happening with the big [alternative energy] initiative under the Obama administration, and was encouraged [...]

September 11th, 2017|Company News|

Why Solar Gardens are Good for Communities

Solar gardens have so many benefits to our health, the environment, our job market and so much more. As the cost of solar continues to drop, now is the time to take a serious look. This article provides information about the benefits of solar, so homeowners and communities can fully understand why solar is such [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Solar Information|

9 Fascinating Facts About Solar Energy

Solar power offers no shortage of benefits for home and business owners, as well as for communities. Many of these benefits are still coming to light through recent research. Read on to learn some fascinating facts about solar energy. It is renewable Solar power is powered by sunlight. It is a constant source of renewable [...]

July 24th, 2017|Solar Information|

Sunrise Energy Ventures Opens Office in Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

New office to serve growing demand in Canadian solar market Minnetonka, MN – June 12, 2017—Sunrise Energy Ventures announced today that is has expanded operations in Canada by opening an office in Toronto, Ontario. “The Canadian solar market is growing rapidly as the country embraces renewable energy,” said Dean Leischow, chief executive officer of Sunrise [...]

June 12th, 2017|Company News|

Sunrise Energy Ventures receives approval for 6.5 MW Solar Garden in Scandia, Minnesota

Solar Garden will participate in Solar Rewards Community Program Minnetonka, MN – February 10, 2017—Sunrise Energy Ventures received a conditional use permit from the City of Scandia in Washington County and is set to proceed with the construction of a solar garden totaling 6.5 MW that will be a part of the Solar Rewards Community Program through Xcel [...]

February 10th, 2017|Solar News|