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SolarBank Appoints Renewable Energy Executive to Board of Directors

Press Release

Toronto, Ontario, February 27, 2024 — SolarBank Corporation (Cboe CA: SUNN; OTC: SUUNF; FSE: GY2) (“SolarBank” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Chelsea L. Nickles to its Board of Directors as an independent director.

Ms. Nickles is a renewable energy professional with more than 20 years of experience contributing to a net zero world.  For nearly the past decade, Ms. Nickles has been focusing on developing offshore wind projects in multiple jurisdictions with Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind. Ms. Nickels currently holds the title of Director with Ørsted and also serves as a director for several offshore wind companies where she helps to steer their success.  Prior to joining Ørsted, Ms. Nickles worked as a lawyer in the Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure group with Allen & Overy LLP in London, England. Ms. Nickles holds a Bachelors of Arts (honours) from Acadia University and obtained a juris doctor from the University of Calgary in 2009.

Dr. Richard Lu, President & CEO of SolarBank commented: “I am very pleased that Chelsea has agreed to join the Board as our third independent director. Her experience in renewable energy, and international background, are key skill sets that will assist SolarBank as it continues to grow its business. Access to wind project expertise and her being located overseas open up new opportunities for SolarBank to explore.”

About SolarBank Corporation

SolarBank Corporationis an independent renewable and clean energy project developer and owner focusing on distributed and community solar projects in Canada and the USA. The Company develops solar projects that sell electricity to utilities, commercial, industrial, municipal and residential off-takers. The Company maximizes returns via a diverse portfolio of projects across multiple leading solar markets including projects with utilities, host off-takers, community solar, and virtual net metering projects. The Company has a potential development pipeline of over one gigawatt and has developed renewable and clear energy projects with a combined capacity of over 70 megawatts built. To learn more about SolarBank, please visit

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SolarBank Corporation

Tracy Zheng


Phone: 416.494.9559



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