As per the channel partner agreement, SunEdison will finance solar deployment contracts facilitated by DRI Energy with commercial, government and utility clients. SunEdison will also own, operate, maintain and monitor the solar power plants which will be designed, engineered and constructed by DRI Energy.

Steve Kelley, executive vice president of DRI Energy, said: “SunEdison’s leadership position in the solar industry provides the experience and expertise customers require in today’s market.

“DRI looks forward to combining our outstanding execution capabilities with SunEdison’s financing excellence to provide the market with the highest quality of service.”

SunEdison and DRI Energy have already deployed solar projects in California and have several others currently under construction.