We are your locally owned, locally operated solar contractor, making a difference in Oregon for two decades.

We were founded in 2004 on the idea that helping homeowners and business owners install renewable, sustainable solar energy systems provides long-term benefit to our community and the planet.

We believe in some simple, timeless values: hard work, pride in workmanship, building things to last. At the same time, we are driven by new ideas: to reduce our collective impact on the planet and to implement new technologies that can help solve some of our world’s big problems.

Construction Contractor Board (CCB) #161672

Meet our team

Vince McClellan

President, System Design, LRT, NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional

With 35 years experience in photovoltaics, Vince is one of the most knowledgeable individuals in solar electric design and construction in the Northwest. He installed his first solar systems way back in 1982 in Hawaii. He has taught numerous classes, including four years as an instructor with Lane Community College’s Renewable Energy program. Vince served as president of the Oregon Solar Energy Industry Association.

Jeremiah Chavez


Jeremiah has been a partner at Energy Design since 2006. Jeremiah has been working in the construction industry since 1995, and is a graduate of the Renewable Energy Technician program at Lane Community College.

Debra Bolman

Office Manager

Deb has a background in engineering, architecture and alternative energy, with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science. She has worked in the solar and electrical contracting field since 2011. Before that she spent 20 years as a software developer and data analyst. She is a daily bike commuter.

Jonah Whitten

Project Manager, Lead System Designer, PV & ESS Integration Specialist, Oregon Licensed Limited Renewable Technician (LRT)

Jonah is certified to install a multitude of battery systems including Fortress Power, Sol-Ark inverter systems, Sonnen, SolarEdge, and more. He has designed and built residential and commercial photovoltaic systems using just about every major inverter manufacturer. Jonah is our lead system designer, thanks to his extensive knowledge of the National Electric Code and building structures.

Jason Baynes

Solar Electric System Design & Sales, Oregon Limited Renewable Technician (LRT)

Jason has designed and built numberous residential and small commercial solar systems in the Portland and Bend areas. Jason works remotely for us from the Sisters area.

Paul Mulhern

Installation Lead, Limited Renewable Technician (LRT)

John Loomis

LRT Apprentice

John is our battery system guru-in-training (not sure if we are training him or vice versa!). John brings an extensive knowledge of electronics and off-grid living to the table as he acquires hours and experience in the field of photovoltaics.

Tyler Arana

LRT Apprentice

Tyler is our go to for knowing the nuts and bolts & the IT end of every installation. He also takes excellent photos of his work upon system completion, featured throughout our website.

You are blessed with an outstanding and knowledgable crew. They are dedicated employees that care about a job well done and meeting a customer’s needs.

— Holly