Brian Hayden

About Brian Hayden

HeatSpring co-founder. You can reach me directly at bhayden @ heatspring.com or 800-393-2044 x1.

Solar Installer Spotlight: Nigeria’s Felix Najite Okene

The solar industry is so dynamic and interesting right now. There’s so much growth and good news. This month we’re taking time to appreciate some of the individuals and companies that are making things happen.

Felix Najite Okene has been in the industry for a decade. We asked him to share the story of how […]

April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Alumni Stories, Genius Award|Tags: |

Solar Installer Spotlight: Southern Vermont Solar’s Victoria Roberts

What work have you done to move the solar industry forward?

Victoria: Our mission is to help our local community make a bold transition off of fossil fuels, create green jobs, and to make renewable energy accessible to all. We work with our utility, residents of all kinds, non profit and for profit businesses. We focus […]

April 19th, 2021|Categories: Alumni Stories, Genius Award, Women in Solar Energy|Tags: , |

Solar District Cup Class of 2021 Pitch Championship

HeatSpring is a proud partner of the 2021 Solar District Cup. We want to invite you to learn more about this competition and help determine the next Solar District Cup champions.

On Monday, April 26, at 2 p.m. ET, join DOE and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory for the Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition Class of 2021 Pitch Championship! During this event, […]

The Duck Curve: One Picture Explains the Rise of Solar + Storage

Kerim Baran teaches our new “Solar Entrepreneurship” course. Last week we had our first live, interactive lecture. It was lightly attended, fun, and I learned something really interesting: The Duck Curve.

Here’s how Kerim explains The Duck Curve:

Net metering makes a lot of sense in the early stages of solar, I would say until probably five […]

Industry Growth Creates Opportunities for Solar Entrepreneurs

Ever think about starting a solar business?

The solar industry is growing and creating a lot of jobs. Some of those jobs will be at new firms – startups – founded by people like you. Smart people who see a need in the market and fill it.

“Solar Entrepreneurship” is a course for entrepreneurs at any stage. […]