Steve Swern joins Sol as a Director of Engineering. Steve brings over 11 years of experience in the electric utility, solar, aerospace, and nuclear industries.
Before joining Sol Customer Solutions, Steve worked as Director of Renewables and Battery Storage at NV5, an engineering consulting company where he led project teams to conduct feasibility studies and detailed engineering design for solar, battery storage, and microgrid projects. He also oversaw the mid-Atlantic substation power delivery group and provided electrical engineering design for high voltage substations between 13kV – 365kV. Prior to NV5, Steve worked as a Solar Project Engineer for an EPC designing and building C&I solar projects for applications including Roofmount, Carports, Fixed Tilt Ground mounts, and Ballasted Ground Mounts on landfills.
Steve earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, a Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Energy Engineering, and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in energy and environment, all from the University of Maryland at College Park.