How Businesses Can Use Solar To Offset Electric Rate Increases
As of August 1, 2022 the cost of electricity in New Hampshire has doubled, and that radically changes the equation when it comes to considering the payback time for businesses that invest in solar.
Join our expert panel to discuss how to assess a solar project, options for businesses to consider even if they don’t have available roof space for panels, new technology, startup costs and more. You’ll also hear practical details on current projects our experts are working on that will illustrate how solar can work for your business.
Airdate: Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 11 a.m.
Panel of Experts
Vice President of Sales
Kevin has 25 years of experience managing high performing sales teams across the US and Canada. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he went to work in high-tech emerging markets in the AV and IT industries after being honorably discharged. Realizing that climate change poses an existential threat to the planet, he transitioned into the field of renewable energy in 2017. Since then he has helped countless business owners reduce their carbon footprints while increasing their profitability by making the switch to solar energy.
Granite State Solar
Ben Soucy is the General Manager for Granite State Solar. He is well-versed in operations and general management having served in GM or VP roles for more than a decade. He has a demonstrated history of working in the electronics and water resources industries. Not only does he oversee the day-to-day operations at Granite State Solar, he also has solar on his personal home and can speak to both sides of the solar experience—both as a solar professional and as a customer.
Tom Burack is a member of the Environmental and Energy Practice Group, where his practice includes representing parties in a wide range of alternative and renewable energy projects and initiatives. Tom has a deep understanding of the interplay between energy and environmental matters, having served as Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services from 2006-2016. In that capacity he played leading roles in New Hampshire’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and also served as Chair of the NH Energy Facility Site Evaluation Committee. Tom currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Clean Energy New Hampshire and is a frequent commentator on issues involving climate change and the transition to a clean energy economy.
Vice President and Publisher
Yankee Publishing | New Hampshire Group
Ernesto has been vice president digital for Newspapers of New England (NNE), group publisher at PennWell, vice president of digital media for The Telegraph and NH.com and related sites, as well as digital media director for the Rutland Herald and Times Argus newspapers in Vermont, online editor for The Telegraph and NH.com, and a print editor and reporter with daily and weekly newspapers. He’s spent his career at the intersection of publishing, digital evolution and marketing helping both publishers and advertisers maximize their digital visibility.