Kathie Zipp, managing editor

Kathie Zipp, managing editor

Last year, North Carolina-based contractor Yes Solar Solutions (No. 341) received a call about a disabled veteran who wasn’t seeing the energy savings from his array as he was promised. Yes Solar Solutions hadn’t done the installation but took a look anyway.

“The system was installed completely wrong and facing north,” said CEO Kathy Miller. So Yes Solar Solutions worked with another local contractor to redo the system.

“We are friendly with most of our competitors. We work on industry task forces with them, Solarize programs and utility issues,” Miller said. “But we do find occasional misrepresentation.”… Read more