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: , |

Ariel Horowitz Awarded Genius Award for Her Work to De-Risk Solar & Microgrid Growth

Please join us in congratulating Ariel Horowitz from MassCEC, winner of our latest Genius Award. Ariel’s job is to look into the future and de-risk future solar and microgrid projects and encourage innovative approaches and partnerships. Her work helps our industry continue to add jobs and grow.

We asked Ariel to share some details about her […]

GRID Alternatives’ Heller & Valdez Win Genius Grant for Their Leadership in Solar Job Training

Please join us in congratulating Brittany Heller and April Valdez from GRID Alternatives Colorado, winners of our latest Genius Grant Award. Brittany and April don’t talk about solar jobs – they make them happen.

HeatSpring Genius Grants are cash payments with no strings attached. We recognize renewable energy professionals doing important work that might otherwise go […]

Marc Shackelford-Rowell Awarded Genius Grant for Speeding Up Solar Permits in Philadelphia

Please join us in congratulating Marc Shackelford-Rowell, the third Genius Grant award recipient for 2021. Marc identified a problem when he joined the solar industry – the residential permitting process takes too long. So what did Marc do? He helped make it faster.

HeatSpring Genius Grants are cash payments with no strings attached. We recognize renewable […]