THREE-YEAR GROWTH 1,126%
INDUSTRY Residential solar/sales
FOUNDER Dan Larkin, 36; Jeremy Smith, 36; Jared Biesinger, 34
THE COMPANY A full-service solar provider.
BRIGHT SPOTS Encor Solar is soaking up the sun. The 5-year-old company did nearly $40 million in sales in 2020; has a strategic focus on culture/infrastructure/ investment; is taking advantage of a growing, sustainable market; and is energized to better the planet.
1. “To bring clean renewable solar energy to 1 million new homes in a year.”
2. “To pioneer a touchless, consumer driven e-commerce buying experience for rooftop solar.”
3. “To introduce consumer finance products for solar that make solar less expensive for homeowners, not more.”
ADVICE “Growth will naturally follow additive value offered.”
WHAT LIGHTS A FIRE UNDER YOU? “We are catching a momentous opportunity as well as making a huge impact on the future of our planet.”
SHINING MOMENT “We had an employee suffer from a stroke earlier this year. Our entire sales force around the country dedicated an entire day to closing deals in his honor and donating their commissions to his recovery. I am very proud of the efforts people went through to support someone many of them hardly knew. ”