Company: Solar Universe
SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Solar Universe (www.solaruniverse.com), the leader in solar franchising, announced today the opening of three new franchises in Boston, Massachusetts; Chico, California; and Denver, Colorado. This national expansion, specifically within key markets, adds to the existing Solar Universe Network of 37 franchises in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, bringing the total to 40 locally-owned and operated franchises nationwide and overseas.
The new locations in Boston, Denver and Chico will service the growing demand among consumers embracing solar and reaping its cost savings. Each office expects to create high quality green jobs in the communities served and will begin solar installations immediately.
“We’re excited to bring Solar Universe into the Boston, Denver and Chico communities,” said Joe Bono, CEO and founder of Solar Universe. “Solar is growing at an unprecedented rate, creating an ideal opportunity for new consumers. These franchises will make it easier than ever before for new customers to save with solar. In addition to servicing a wide area of consumers who are embracing alternative energy, each franchise owner is playing an essential role in paving the way for new consumers to have a choice of where they get their power from.”
The Boston opening comes on the heels of Governor Deval Patrick’s recent goal to install 1,600 megawatts of solar energy in Massachusetts by the year 2020. This benchmark was revised after the state exceeded its initial solar installation goal of 250 megawatts of power by 2017, four years earlier than anticipated. Solar Universe’s new operation in Boston will service Massachusetts residence and will foster the governor’s new initiative by enabling consumers to have another option for solar energy.