Sara Rafalson and Leslie Barkemeyer participate in #NationWISE D.C. The latest Solar Jobs Census announced that women now comprise 21.6% of the solar workforce.

Sara Rafalson and Leslie Barkemeyer participate in #NationWISE D.C. The latest Solar Jobs Census announced that women now comprise 21.6% of the solar workforce.

Sol Systems will sponsor Women in Solar Energy’s #NationWISE, a multi-city round table that aims to elevate the discussion on women in the clean energy workforce. Sol Systems will sponsor both the D.C. and San Francisco events, and Deputy General Counsel Leslie Barkemeyer will speak on the D.C. panel, which will be put on in partnership with the Clean Energy Leadership Institute (CELI).  In total, 15 events will be held around the country.

“I am looking forward to hearing from the other panelists,” said Barkemeyer. “There will be much to learn through our struggles as well as celebrate in our successes.”

The latest Solar Jobs Census announced that women now comprise 21.6% of the solar workforce, up from 18.7% over 2013. Diversity at the core of Sol Systems, and women comprise 34% of the team. Want to be the next woman – or man – to join the Sol Systems team? We are currently hiring for a Director of Business Development to grow our solar project finance business on the West Coast and work from our San Francisco office. In our D.C. office, we are seeking a Tax Equity Project Manager and a Project Engineer, among other positions. Learn more about working at Sol Systems.

About Sol Systems

Sol Systems is a solar energy finance and investment firm. The company has facilitated financing for 180MW solar projects on behalf of Fortune 100 corporations, insurance companies, utilities, banks, family offices, and individuals. Sol Systems provides secure, sustainable investment opportunities to investor clients, and sophisticated project financing solutions to developers. The company’s tailored financial services range from tax structured investments and project acquisition, to debt financing and SREC portfolio management. Inc. Magazine named Sol Systems on its annual Inc. 500 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies for a second consecutive year, ranking it No. 6 in the nation’s top solar companies in 2014. For more information, please visit www.solsystemscompany.com.