Local Solar Experts

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Go Solar

Go Solar the Venture Way


Going solar the Venture Way means the right way – using only the highest quality components built to last for decades to come. Our customers in NYC feel good about their choice to go solar with the only SunPower Master Dealer headquartered in NYC.

1000+ Installs in NYC

We're Local

Headquartered in Brooklyn, we only serve NYC and the surrounding areas. We’re the local experts who get jobs done quickly and cleanly – just ask your neighbors.

We're SunPower Masters

Selected by SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) to represent the globally-trusted brand, SunPower by Venture Solar is proud to partner with one of the world’s most innovative and sustainable energy companies, leveraging 30-years of industry experience and providing customers with the highest efficiency solar panels available today.

Hand Selected for Excellence

Backed by the Best

Backed by the Best.

You get the benefit of a local installer backed by a multi-billion dollar, publicly traded company. We know the ins and outs of your area – because we live here too.

Here for the Long Haul

Although your install will be complete in under two days, we’re here for the long haul. Our systems come with an industry leading 25-year bumper-to-bumper warranty covering service, parts, and power output. If your system needs maintenance we’re here for you, and the best part is it costs you nothing.

Industry Leading Warranty

Highest Efficiency Panels.

High Quality

We strive to deliver you the highest performing system for decades to come so of course we use the highest quality components. We install SunPower® panels with Maxeon technology that produce 75% more power energy over the first 25 years than conventional panels.

Hands On

Our panels work hard and so do we. We take a hands on approach to every project, which is why you’ll have a dedicated project manager to keep you in the loop from day one. Our goal is your complete satisfaction.

Focused on You

Meet the Team


Alex Yackery

Alex Yackery

Founder

Alex left the financial sector to enter the solar industry after recognizing that solar energy wasn’t just for saving the planet but also a way to help homeowner’s save money. Before Venture, Alex served as the sales director at one of NYC’s largest solar installation companies for 3 years. Alex is a former Division 1 national champion in lacrosse, and has a BA in Economics with a Business minor from Loyola University in Maryland.

Alex Giles

Alex Giles

Co-Founder

Alex brings his extensive knowledge of home energy solutions to Venture having played an integral role at his family’s oil delivery and heating system business, Rowayton Fuel, which is family owned and operated since 1929. Before co-founding Venture, Alex spent three years helping New York City homeowners make the switch to solar energy. Alex has a BA in Political Science from Ohio Wesleya University.

Stephanie Olsen

Stephanie Olsen

Canvassing Manager

Born in raised in Los Angeles CA, I moved to New York to work in the Theatre, then decided to do more so I took a job in renewable energy and never looked back!

Neil Barth

Neil Barth

Director of Outreach

I have worked on successful solar campaigns in Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York. Today I oversee Venture’s Outreach Team, which spends everyday communicating with homeowners about the many benefits of our solar technology.

Swapnil Prabhu

Swapnil Prabhu

Solar Engineer

I am extremely enthusiastic, passionate and experienced Photovoltaic System Engineer with a noble motive in mind to save the planet earth from the effects of global warming by supporting the idea of GO GREEN!

Brent Hebert

Brent Hebert

Solar Consultant

No. I’m not Bryce Harper. But I’m as passionate about helping New Yorkers go solar, as Bryce Harper is about baseball.

Ligin Varghese

Ligin Varghese

Solar Engineer

I dominate every solar project on my desk and finish each one with a flawless victory.

Cynthia Michaud

Cynthia Michaud

Human Resources

I am Venture’s in house recruiter and Human Resources administrator. I am is passionate about the opportunity to introduce people to Venture and to help the solar industry thrive in New York City!

Peter Hryb

Peter Hryb

Senior Sales Consultant

I like helping people recognize the incentives available and how solar would work for them. It is my job to walk any solar candidate through the whole process start to finish.

Carolyn D'Andrea

Carolyn D'Andrea

Customer Experience Manager

Part customer experience, part customer education my mission and passion is to help guide out customers through this process. It is my hope to make sure that each client feels very much apart of our Solar Family.

Daniel Willis

Daniel Willis

Solar Consultant

Dan has over six years of experience in the New York solar industry, having worn several different hats. When he isn’t trying to save the world one roof at a time he’s either playing the trumpet, tinkering with his bikes, or backpacking in the Adirondacks.

Nichole Byron

Nichole Byron

Customer Experience

I am focused on turning a solar install into a celebration and ensuring each customers experience is of the utmost quality and memorable.

Maya Cohn

Maya Cohn

Solar Operations Associate

I recently moved to Brooklyn to aid the development and growing popularity of residential solar power in the City of New York. Go Solar!

Kate Gardella

Kate Gardella

Opperations Manager

I am a dynamic member of Venture’s team, and I strive to ensure each project is handled with professionalism, care, and attention to detail.

Jason Sampogna

Jason Sampogna

Master Electrician

I am a licensed NYC Master electrician with Licenses also held in Putnam, Rockland and Westchester NY and the state of Connecticut with 25 years of experience in the electrical industry.

Tom O'Hearen

Tom O'Hearen

Production Manager

I hate shade – solar over everything. A solar panel + 40′ ladder = Gettin’ yuked. Running, Sustainability, Columbia University and saving the world one solar panel at a time.

Andrew Boye

Andrew Boye

Sales Consultant

I am passionate about the positive impact renewable energy has on the environment and am well informed on the ways solar can enhance everyday life. I like sharing the story of solar across the five boroughs.

Dennis Sinnot

Dennis Sinnot

Customer Support

Solar is a growing industry and I am glad to be a part of something that helps both home owners and the planet at the same time.

Brian Ferrell

Brian Ferrell

Customer Support

I am passionate about helping my neighbors make the switch to solar – it is something I have been doing for the past several years and I find it rewarding.

Dan Paolini

Dan Paolini

Customer Support

Solar is such a huge opportunity for homeowners and I found it to be an interesting career path. I like knowing that I get to offer people a product that saves them money and helps the environment.

Douglas Segura

Douglas Segura

Customer Support

I am not a afraid of ladders, steep roofs nor trees. You might run into me installing a panel, driving the truck or chatting with you on the website.

Walter Murphy

Walter Murphy

Customer Support

I am your typical solar nerd. I love clean energy and helping NYC go solar.

Chris Sluyter

Chris Sluyter

Customer Support

I love traveling and helping my fellow New Yorkers save so they can have more capital to do the things that they love too.

Ilya Pisarevskiy

Ilya Pisarevskiy

Customer Support

I am saving the planet one solar project at a time.

Raphael Mosenkis

Raphael Mosenkis

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