Alumni Stories

HeatSpring Alums are some of the most interesting, talented professionals on the planet. Whenever we can scrape together some extra time, we enjoy learning and writing about the exciting things they do. Have a story to share? We’d love to hear from you. Please send a note to Abby Thompson, HeatSpring’s Product Marketing Manager, at abby(at)heatspring.com.

HeatSpring Alumni Spotlight: Flying Drones with Ian

Ian Ricci enrolled in the HeatSpring Drone Pilot Boot Camp in 2020. He is the Co-Founder and COO/CTO at SolBid, where he uses his flying skills and commercial drone pilot license to do everything from initial site inspections to showing off their stunning solar installations. We asked him a few questions about becoming a licensed […]

Gain a Broad Perspective of Solar Development to Advance Your Career

Learning the solar development process through HeatSpring’s Solar Executive MBA can help you accelerate growth in your career. Working within a given role at a company can only provide you with so much perspective. It can be challenging to continue to grow simply because your day-to-day includes a familiar role, company, processes, and partners. 

For recent […]

Ron Theaker’s Solar Hydronic Heating System

This month we’re shining a light on solar entrepreneurs who are bringing new solutions to the market. As the industry grows, new businesses will emerge to create jobs and serve new kinds of customers. It’s fun to think about where we’re headed.

Ron Theaker is the founder of Digital Solar Heat, and the inventor of a […]

April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Alumni Stories, Genius Award, Hydronic Heating, Solar Thermal||

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: , |