7 Solar Leaders Share Why Solar Is A Great Industry For Women

By Kathie Zipp | July 24, 2018 I counted―out of 450 solar contracting companies on our 2018 Top Solar Contractors list, only 24 have women listed as CEOs. That isn’t to say women don’t hold other executive roles or make up other staff, but it does say something about the need for diversity in the solar industry. According..

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Transitioning to online selling means growing pains for solar installers

By Kelsey Misbrener | March 6, 2018 When Sheryl Lane, COO at Earth Electric, first heard about consumer solar marketplace EnergySage, she was excited about the opportunity and signed up her company right away. But after putting in more than 100 quotes and not landing any jobs, she wondered what was going wrong. Lane thought her most important selling..

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Contractors Corner: Earth Electric thinks honesty is the best solar virtue

By Kelly Pickerel | Solar Power World | January 22, 2018 Almost 10 years ago, Matthew Welch lost his job when the solar company he worked for went out of Almost 10 years ago, Matthew Welch lost his job when the solar company he worked for went out of business. Rather than search for new work, he and..

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