Five Things to Know About Apex Clean Energy

  1. We Harness the Power of the Wind and SunApex Project Map January 2017

    Our business is to responsibly develop clean, reliable energy from the abundant wind and solar resources found throughout the United States. 

    We bring renewable energy to the market responsibly, by carefully siting projects in suitable locations around the nation. Currently, we have more than 60 projects in development in 20 states and seven wind farms in operation.

  2. Apex Clean Energy is a Proven Industry Leader

    Founded in 2009, Apex Clean Energy has become one of the fastest-growing companies in the clean energy industry. Apex is an independent, privately held renewable energy company based in Charlottesville, Virginia. In 2015, Apex was the market leader in the United States, with 1,042 megawatts of new wind capacity installations, enough clean energy to supply the population of a city the size of Boston or San Francisco each year for the life of the facilities. Learn more at

  3. Apex Clean Energy Management is Experienced

    Apex Company Photo 2016A growing company of over 200 people, Apex Clean Energy is led by a team of wind energy veterans with collective experience of over $10 billion in the development, financing, construction, and operation of wind and solar energy facilities now operating in the United States.

    The Apex team offers in-house expertise in wind resource assessment, development, permitting, wildlife biology, engineering, information technology, construction, and finance.

  4. Careful Site Selection Brought Us to Washington County

    Washington County’s Downeast Wind is typical of our careful approach to project development. Apex Clean Energy chooses locations with supportive landowners, a proven wind resource, access to high-capacity transmission lines, low risk for wildlife impacts, and compatibility with existing land uses. We work to become community partners and establish long-term relationships in the areas where we work.

  5. We Want to Meet You 

    Apex Clean Energy wants to be a community partner. We believe in engaging the community to answer questions, explain how wind energy works, and detail the benefits of our project. We're eager to speak to groups and organizations about Downeast Wind. Paul Williamson is the developer and primary contact for the project. He coordinates with a cross-disciplinary team to advance projects through all stages of development up to power marketing, with a focus on site identification and acquisition. If you'd like to schedule a presentation by Mr. Williamson, click here.