Welcome to Episode 89 of Suncast!

Today's episode is Part 2 of an interview with Josh Weiner of SepiSolar, so if you didn't listen yet to Episode 88, I would recommend you start there. Also, did you check out last weeks episode where I give you the chance to join me in helping build Suncast? If not, Listen to it here! 

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Today on SunCast, we continue to dive deep with Josh Weiner the CEO/Founder of SepiSolar, a SF Bay Area engineering services company that specializes in the integration of energy storage with solar.  

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Josh is the CEO/Founder of SepiSolar, a Bay Area engineering services company that has taken a long view on the integration of storage with solar.

Josh began his solar career at Akeena Solar, one of the leading turnkey residential and commercial solar contractors from 2002 to 2009. Shortly after joining the Akeena team in 2005, Joshua quickly took on a supervisory role within the company’s operations departments, opening several remote offices nation-wide and scaling the company’s staffing and infrastructure needs upon Akeena’s IPO filing.

SepiSolar have designed and been responsible for: 

1,000+ (5+ MW) residential systems  

200+ (50+ MW) commercial, industrial, agricultural systems 

12+ (70+ MW) utility-scale projects 

15+ (8+ MWh) utility-interactive energy storage systems

Josh was sincerely one of the most interesting and fun interviews I've done, and I hope you feel the same after today's discussion.

Tune in to Learn:

  • How a 7/11 in New York became the pivot point for the storage industry 

  • How a downed Boeing Dreamliner changed Josh's career trajectory

  • A clear case for including energy storage in the Investment Tax Credit 

  • One of the best answers to the Crystal Ball question in the history of SunCast, so be sure to stay to the very end! 


Connect with Josh on LinkedIn

Check out SepiSolar's site here: SepiSolar

You can get the free energy storage cost analysis tool Josh alluded to in the episode by going to the Sepi Solar blog, here.

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About the Host of SunCast:

Nico Johnson is the creator and host of SunCast, a regular conversation with Solar Industry professionals who are leading in emerging solar markets. The content of the show is geared towards listeners looking for insights on where the markets are headed, how to position themselves or their companies, and what today's market leaders do to stay ahead of the pack.

Nico is a 10-year veteran of the solar industry, having led development in the US and Latin America for global companies like Trina Solar and Conergy.  He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala and is considered one of the market's leading experts on solar PV expansion in the region.

Nico can be reached on Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickalus

Thanks again for setting aside THIS time in your day. Enjoy this episode of SunCast