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Cypress Creek Renewables Supports Recycling, Sustainability Initiatives at St. Andrew’s University

Durham, NC, May 17th, 2024 – Cypress Creek Renewables (Cypress Creek) is pleased to announce its support of the relaunch of St. Andrew’s University (St. Andrew’s) recycling program, and funding for scholarships and STEAM programs, through a $15,000 contribution. 

The recycling program will be led by St. Andrew’s Student Government Association who will organize an educational campaign, purchase drop cans around campus, and set up a pick-up schedule on campus in coordination with the City of Laurinburg.

Cypress Creek representative Mike Storch, Associate Project Developer, recently met with St. Andrew’s representatives to celebrate the donation and meet university and student government representatives.

“We are thrilled to partner with St. Andrew’s to ensure a robust relaunch of their recycling program,” said Storch. “The Student Government Association is doing incredible work on campus that positively impacts the community, and we appreciate their commitment to sustainability.”

Cypress Creek’s donation also includes $5,000 earmarked for student scholarships and $5,000 for a STEAM lectureship series for the university. The company is dedicated to community partnerships and scholarship initiatives as part of its Good Neighbor Commitment in areas where it develops and operates solar and battery energy storage projects.


About Cypress Creek Renewables

Cypress Creek Renewables is a leading renewables developer and independent power producer. It develops, finances, owns, and operates utility-scale and distributed solar and energy storage projects across the United States with a mission to power a sustainable future, one project at a time. Since inception, Cypress Creek has developed 12GW of solar projects. Today it owns more than 2GW of solar and has a 30GW solar and storage pipeline. Cypress Creek’s leading O&M services business, Cypress Creek Solutions, operates and maintains 5GW of solar projects for customers across 24 states. For more information about Cypress Creek, please visit

From left to right: El Hasain Hussain, SGA President; Daphne Davis, Dean of Students; Dr. Timothy Verhey, Chair, Department of Liberal and Creative Arts; Dr. Bonnie Draper, Chair, Science Department; Mike Storch, Cypress Creek Renewables; Dr. Tarun Malik, Campus President; Dr. Desirae Khampanya, Chair, Education Department; and Stephanie McDavid, Dean of Academics.