Our work building solar in Appalachia is building a buzz!
DESIGN & ANALYSIS
At Solar Holler, we're incredibly proud of the work we do. Every system we design and build is nothing less than a work of art. We've brought together a talented, passionate team of designers, electricians, trainers, logistics aficionados, and financial and policy wonks.
Our mission is to build beautiful solar systems that will save you money for decades. From design to installation to monitoring, Solar Holler will help you through every step of the process.
We'll design and engineer the perfect system for your home and needs, while working with you to figure out a payment plan that makes solar affordable for your family. Then our team of trained, professional, and talented electricians and installers will leave you with a beautiful, reliable solar array that saves you money decade after decade.
CRAFTING PAYMENT OPTIONS
How Solar Holler works for you
Solar for your Home
Across Appalachia, we're working with dozens of families this year to help them mine the sun for clean energy to affordably power their homes and lives.
From system design to engineering to affordable financing to installation, we're the experts in helping West Virginian families go solar with no upfront cost.
Solar at Work
Whether you're an architect, a mechanic, or a farmer, Solar Holler can help you cut your business's energy bills, allowing you to reinvest in what matters for your business. We work with businesses of all sizes to figure out what makes sense. From design and installation, to deciphering federal tax credits, USDA grants, and utility incentives, we can help.
Solar in the Community
Solar Holler got its start developing award-winning and groundbreaking financing programs for West Virginia's churches, libraries, and other non-profits. It wasn't an after-thought.
Helping community organizations do more good is at the center of everything we do. From solar to energy efficiency, we line up the financing, install and maintain the equipment, and work with organizations so that they can devote their resources to their mission, not to electricity bills.
For more than a century, Appalachians have given everything to power America. Now it's time for us to do it again, with clean energy.
Solar Holler builds training and apprenticeship opportunities into every single project. Through our nationally-recognized apprenticeship program that we launched with the non-profit Coalfield Development Corporation, young people from Mingo, Wayne, Lincoln, and Cabell Counties earn their NABCEP solar credentials, their electrical apprenticeships, and a college degree (all for free) while learning on the job with Solar Holler.
Watch our story to learn more about our crew members who are the first generation of solar installers in Appalachia.
Creating New Opportunities in Coal Country
Brandon's the one who puts together your analysis and proposal--incorporating every last detail from satellites and your utility bills to design the perfect system for you.
Brandon Nicolosi, Design Director
After nearly 30 years in the building trades, Gary was thrilled to find his new work home at
Gary Barton, Electrician
An 8 year veteran of the solar industry, Dan is a nationally recognized solar entrepreneur dedicated to bringing solar with in reach of those who need it most.
Dan Conant, Founder & President
As our resident Solar Guide, Leah helps families understand their options and all the ins and outs. She's a great explainer-of-things, so it's a perfect fit.
Leah Cunningham, Solar Guide
Zach has wired everything from boats and barges to HVAC. His electrical experience is a great addition to our team at Solar Holler.
Zachary Ferris, Electrician
Our Master Electrician and 20 year veteran of the building trades, David turns his eagle eye for detail on making every installation a work of art, while coaching our apprentices.
David Ward, Installation Director
After more than a decade in residential wiring and roofing work, Steve joined us to bring our systems to life.
Steve Wenzel, Master Electrician
Danielle is a native of Huntington who is an insatiable learner. She keeps our installations running smoothly on site.
Danielle Justice, Crew Coordinator
At Solar Holler, Addi makes our installations go smoothly--managing our warehouse, and handling the dozens of logistical details each project requires.
Addi Battista, Logistics Director
After more than a decade helping organize communities around WV to clean up our air and water, Danny joined Solar Holler to help families take action directly.
Danny Chiotos, Solar Guide
Deacon is a force to be reckoned with in his hometown of Huntington. At Solar Holler, he works with communities--bringing the good news that clean energy's time has arrived.
Deacon Stone, Outreach Director
We're a team of passionate people dedicated to building a new future for Appalachia. We are experts at what we do; we care how we do it; we view each installation and spreadsheet as a work of art.
See our Work
Across Appalachia, we're designing and building dozens of solar projects each year. Here's a few of our favorites.
SEE WHAT SOLAR WOULD MEAN FOR YOU!
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