Our Story


Welcome to Solar Energy San Diego, where our journey began in the heart of San Diego with a vision to harness the abundant sunshine of our beloved city to power a sustainable future. Founded in 2009 by Simon, our company has grown from a passionate idea into a leading provider of solar energy solutions in San Diego and beyond.

Our Mission

Our mission is simple yet ambitious: to empower individuals and businesses in San Diego to transition to cleaner, renewable energy sources. We believe in making solar energy accessible and affordable for everyone, contributing to a greener planet and a brighter future for generations to come.

Our Values


At the core of everything we do, we’re committed to reducing carbon footprints and promoting environmental stewardship.


We continuously seek out the latest solar technologies and innovative solutions to meet our customers’ evolving needs.


We believe in honesty, transparency, and ethical business practices, building trust with our customers and partners.


As proud members of the San Diego community, we strive to give back through educational initiatives, local partnerships, and community service projects.

Meet Our Solar Energy Pioneers

Our team is comprised of dedicated professionals who are experts in the field of solar energy. From our skilled engineers and technicians to our knowledgeable customer service representatives, every member of our team is passionate about making a positive impact.

Alex Rivera

Alex Rivera

Founder & CEO

Alex Rivera embarked on the solar energy journey over a decade ago, inspired by San Diego’s sunny disposition and a dream to power the city sustainably. With a background in environmental science and entrepreneurship, Alex has steered the company from a visionary startup to a leading solar provider. “Solar energy is more than our business; it’s our contribution to a cleaner planet.”

Jordan Lee

Jordan Lee

Technical Director

With an engineering degree from MIT and a relentless drive for innovation, Jordan Lee oversees the technical development of our cutting-edge solar solutions. Jordan’s expertise has been pivotal in developing efficient, high-performing solar systems tailored for San Diego’s climate. “Every solar panel we install is a step towards a sustainable future.”

Mia Chen

Mia Chen

Operations Manager

Mia Chen brings precision and excellence to our operations, ensuring every project is completed smoothly and efficiently. With a background in project management and a passion for green technologies, Mia’s leadership guarantees the highest standards of quality and customer satisfaction. “Operational excellence is the foundation of customer trust.”

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Customer Service Lead

Chris Johnson, with a warm smile and a problem-solving mindset, leads our customer service team. Chris’s background in hospitality and communication makes him the perfect bridge between our solar solutions and the community’s needs. “Every customer query is an opportunity to educate and empower.”

Our Achievements

Since our inception, Solar Energy San Diego has been at the forefront of the solar energy movement in San Diego, driving innovation and sustainability with every project. Here are some of our key achievements that we’re particularly proud of:

Over 5,000 Solar Installations

We’ve successfully completed over 5,000 solar installations across San Diego and its surrounding areas, powering homes, businesses, and communities with clean, renewable energy.

San Diego Green Business Award 2023

Our commitment to sustainable business practices and environmental stewardship was recognized when we received the prestigious San Diego Green Business Award in 2023, an accolade that celebrates our dedication to a greener future.

NABCEP Certified

The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) has certified our team, affirming our adherence to the highest standards of quality and service in the solar industry. This certification is a testament to our team’s expertise and our commitment to excellence in solar energy solutions.

Innovative Solar Project of the Year 2022

Our groundbreaking solar project, “Sunrise Over San Diego,” was awarded the Innovative Solar Project of the Year in 2022. This project was lauded for its creative integration of solar technology into urban infrastructure, setting a new benchmark for solar projects in urban settings.

Community Solar Initiative Leader

In partnership with local non-profits, we launched the Community Solar Initiative, providing accessible solar solutions to underserved communities in San Diego. This initiative has not only helped in reducing energy costs for these communities but also in educating them about the benefits of solar energy.

Why Choose Us?

Choosing Solar Energy San Diego means partnering with a company that not only understands the local energy landscape but also deeply cares about our community and the environment. We’re not just installing solar panels; we’re building a sustainable future, one solar solution at a time.

Get in Touch

Ready to join the solar revolution? Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you harness the power of the sun.