VISALIA, California, February 2, 2015—CalCom Solar, a leader in design/build solar projects for California Agribusinesses and Water Districts, announces two key appointments: Dylan Dupre joins CalCom Solar as Vice President of Business Development and Jason Smith joins CalCom Solar as Vice President of EPC/Operations & Maintenance. Each brings unique expertise and experience with large solar photovoltaic ground mounted solar project development and construction.
Dupre has more than a decade of experience in the solar energy industry, with deep expertise in Ag operations such as dairy producers, growers, processors, packers and vintners. Prior to joining CalCom Solar, Dylan was Vice President of Sales for SPG Solar. Smith brings 8 years of solar project management and leadership expertise and has a proven history of delivering projects on time and within budget for numerous Agricultural businesses throughout California. Before joining CalCom Solar, Jason worked for leading solar power contractors such as Cenergy Power, Borrego Solar, SPG Solar, and Stellar Energy.
“We’re excited to welcome Dylan and Jason to the team. We have dozens of agricultural solar projects that will be developed in 2015 under the NEMA tariff for SCE or PG&E.” says Nic Stover, CEO of CalCom Solar. “Their experience working on some of the largest Ag projects in the Central Valley, and deploying more than 50 megawatts MW of solar generating capacity throughout California will help us do an even better job of optimizing solar power for our Ag customers, who face rising energy costs, changing growing conditions, and fluctuating pumping requirements.”
“I am looking forward to working with the CalCom Solar team to help continue to grow our Ag customer base and bring real value to our clients by developing smart, efficient, cost-effective solar PV systems,” says Dylan. “With our singular focus on solar for agriculture, CalCom Solar is best positioned to deliver the highest ROI solar projects for California Ag customers.”
“The Ag world is founded upon the very idea of sustainability, just like solar power,” agrees Jason. “My philosophy to Engineering, Procurement and Construction is also founded upon sustainability. By optimizing the efficiency of our processes, practicing transparency at every step, and building trusted relationships, I’ll work hard to make sure customers experience the satisfaction necessary for us to grow as a sustainable company with repeat clients.”
About CalCom Solar. California Commercial Solar, Inc. (www.CalComSolar.com) is rapidly growing market leader in solar electric (PV) systems for agriculture and water district customers throughout the Central Valley of California. We specialize in meter aggregation and complex medium voltage interconnection and permitting with Southern California Edison (SCE) and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E).