The Solar Center, Inc.
47 Woodland Ave.
Rockaway, NJ 07866
Service area: 200 miles
Service Area: The Solar Center's primary business focus is New Jersey, New York and Long Island, and the Connecticut Tri-State Region.
The Solar Center is one of the East Coast's largest and most experienced providers of solar electric and solar thermal systems. Since 1995, we have installed over 600 commercial and residential solar energy systems amounting to over 4.5 MW of solar energy. Specializing in turnkey energy solutions, the company engineers, procures and constructs solar energy systems to help its customers lower electric purchases from conventional generation, ensuring a long term supply of fixed priced electricity. Our solar electric and thermal projects include large commercial and industrial facilities, small businesses, educational institutions, apartment complexes, churches, farms as well as residential buildings of all types.
Since 1995, we have installed over 600 commercial and residential solar energy systems amounting to over 4.5 MW of solar energy.
The Solar Center has grown its staff to over 50 experienced personnel. The company is structured to assure quality control and outstanding customer service. Our professional staff includes a well trained sales force, a highly experienced engineering team versed in solar, electrical and mechanical systems, a team of experienced solar, electrical and HVAC technicians, as well as marketing, customer service and administrative personnel to support customer and sales initiatives.
Ed Steins, CEO, has been associated with the energy and building materials industries for 25 years. He has been the CEO/COO of several entrepreneurial companies and grown them successfully. He has worked across most company functions including sales, marketing, engineering, manufacturing, installation, logistics, procurement, R&D etc. Most recently, he was a Partner in a $30 million services provider in the energy industry, serving divisions of Fortune 100 companies.
Shannon Whitworth, President/COO, manages the daily operations of the business. She has been with the Company since its inception and was previously with Akeena Solar. As the founding member of the Akeena’s East Coast operation, Ms. Whitworth grew the company’s business to $3 million in a span of two years.
Gerry Heimbuch, Vice President of Commercial Initiatives, is responsible for every aspect of our work with Commercial entities including sales, project management and procurement. Mr. Heimbuch is versatile executive with 30 years of experience facilitating growth, reducing costs and driving revenue for a diverse range of companies in industries such as marketing, technology, financial services, telecom, retail and energy.
The Solar Center (TSC) is one of the East Coast’s leading providers of solar energy systems. Specializing in turnkey energy solutions, the company designs and installs solar energy systems to help our customers lower electric purchases from conventional generation, ensuring a long term supply of fixed priced electricity, and take advantage of significant Federal and State incentive. TSC also analyzes energy consumption and costs for its commercial clients and recommends energy efficiency investments to enhance efficiency and improve the bottom line. The Solar Center’s comprehensive approach to energy management seamlessly integrates technically advanced renewable energy production with efficiency solutions for optimal energy performance. The Solar Center’s primary business focus is the design and installation of solar electric systems for commercial and residential customers in the New Jersey, New York, Connecticut Tri-State region.