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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mpower Energy today announced the company’s expansion into Ohio and opening of a Mpower Direct facility in Columbus. An affiliate of Mpower Energy, Mpower Direct is hiring fifty local team members to support expansion of renewable energy services throughout the state.
On Monday, October 19, 2020 Mpower Energy CEO Lavie Popack will lead the company’s ribbon-cutting celebration at the new facility, located at 1455 East Main Street. The ribbon cutting event will begin at 10 AM and includes an open house and job fair from 11 AM to 5 PM featuring the company’s executive leadership and recruiting team. The job fair will continue from 9 AM to 5 PM on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
“We are excited to bring Mpower Energy’s renewable energy services to customers throughout the state of Ohio,” said Lavie Popack, CEO of Mpower Direct. “Mpower’s expansion into the state broadens the availability of renewable energy services for business and homeowners in Ohio as the state works towards new renewable energy standards in 2026.”
According to the Ohio Environmental Council, Ohio lags behind other midwestern states leading the U.S. renewable energy sector. Renewable energy resources made up only 3% of Ohio’s in-state electricity generation in 2019. The state’s latest renewable energy portfolio standards require 8.5% …
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