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SolarBank Corporation, an independent renewable and clean energy project developer and owner focusing on distributed and community solar projects in Canada and the USA has appointed Chelsea L. Nickles to its Board of Directors as an independent director.

This was revealed by the company in a statement issued on Tuesday, February 27, 2024.

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.”