SunEdison LLC (SunEdison) has announced that REC Solar, Inc. (REC Solar), a US-based grid-tied solar electric design and installation provider, has been signed as SunEdison’s channel partner. SunEdison’s solar channel partner program will provide enhanced project financing capabilities, including the ability to deliver projects through a solar power purchase agreement.

Additionally, for photovoltaic solar energy systems developed under the program, SunEdison will be providing service, maintenance and monitoring through the company’s advanced control and management technologies.

Solar channel partners sholud exceed two years of installation experience on commercial-scale systems and they should also meet industry-standard design and construction requirements.

“We are excited to partner with SunEdison and to benefit from the expertise they bring in structuring and financing large scale solar projects. Together, we can help government agencies, utilities and commercial customers generate clean solar energy with no upfront capital costs while creating jobs in our local communities,” said Matthew Woods, vice president of sales and business development at REC Solar.

Brian Jacolick, genral manger americas, SunEdison said, “We’re building long-term sustainable partnerships through our solar channel partners program. This program will result in more systems installed – and thus more local jobs for the industry and for our partners. Our partners bring the on-the-ground expertise and share our commitment to deliver PV solar energy systems that meet rigorous engineering and construction standards.”

Cory Vaughan, director channel sales, SunEdison said, “Customers have the best of both worlds. They benefit from our partners’ expertise and will realize more financial and energy savings through SunEdison’s approach to long-term solar energy system management.”