We're helping business owners become more competitive by enhancing earnings and improving operational resilience.
We do this by delivering excellent solar energy solutions for our customers.
Founded in 2010, Smart Solar Solutions has helped dozens of small- and mid-size business owners go solar, working closely with each customer to identify the most profitable approach. The way we see it, our job is to let the numbers speak for themselves, and then deliver an excellent product on time, on budget.
We've always been a b2b solar company. Our founders, Nick and Dan, worked for decades with corporations to reduce costs and enhance earnings in the information technology space. We understand business decision making and know how to address the priorities that our business customers care about.
We are a licensed contractor in CA and AZ. Our core strengths are what's vital to our business -- financial analysis, system design, and project execution for commercial, industrial, and agricultural applications.
THE SMART SOLAR ADVANTAGE
We focus on making solar cash flows work for commercial applications, and we've built track record of successful installations and happy customers.
Each system is custom designed to meet your goals and maximize financial benefits. Our experience includes a wide range of commercial-scale solar application, including
- Solar parking canopies with clearance to accommodate large commercial vehicles
- Complex rooftop installations
- Structural reinforcement or "solar exoskeleton" if warranted.
We're with you every step of the way. After your solar asset is operating, we provide you and your tax advisor with information and guidance get your tax credits and any other solar incentives available to you.
We get it. You want an easy, turnkey solution that makes you more competitive, and that's exactly what we deliver.
Nick Davison Founder, CEO
Nick oversees business operations. Prior to launching Smart Solar Solutions, Nick worked for Intel Corporation in senior management positions, including Director HP Global Sales, North America; Director of Retail Sales and Marketing; and Director of North America Channel Sales and Marketing responsible for all indirect sales, distribution, and Intel’s award winning channel programs in North America. Nick earned his B.A. in Chemistry with a minor Math/Physics from University of Arizona.
Dan Hoskin Vice President, Sales & Marketing
A veteran solar industry contributor, Dan has been developing commercial-scale solar solutions since 2002. Prior to co-founding Smart Solar Solutions in 2010, Dan developed the largest solar project in the U.S. at that time for a residential subdivision builder. He is a leader in the solar industry for his expertise in customer engagement and training new solar sales representatives. Dan holds a Bachelor’s degree from University of Arizona.
Jack Armstrong, Vice President of Field Operations
With over 200 solar projects under his belt, totaling 85,000 kW of commercial- and utility-scale installations throughout California, Arizona, Texas, and New Mexico, Jack is among the solar industry's most experienced field operations leaders. Before joining Smart Solar in 2017, Jack led his crews of 180 people to a zero-injury year in 2016. Having performed operations and maintenance on many large solar arrays, Jack has an expert at creating value for customers through excellent workmanship. Jack augments his decades of field experience with continuing education and professional certifications in both technical and leadership disciplines.
Ben Montclair Director, Northern California
Ben has been a renewable energy project developer since 2008 and currently leads Smart Solar Solutions' Northern California business. Before joining Smart Solar Solutions in 2012, Ben developed public sector solar projects and was co-founder of the Sustainable Building Advisor Program in Arizona. With an MBA from Arizona State University, Ben is an expert at solar project finance.
Angie McCarty Operations Manager
Angie’s diverse background includes finance, accounting, construction project management, and procurement. Angie has provided services for companies ranging from start ups to large, well-established companies. At Smart Solar Solutions, she is responsible for bookkeeping, purchasing, and project management.