Sol Systems' CEO Yuri Horwitz was named as a finalist for Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year for the Washington Area.

Sol Systems’ CEO Yuri Horwitz was named as a finalist for Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year for the Washington Area.

Sol Systems is pleased to announce that CEO Yuri Horwitz has been named a finalist for Ernst and Young’s 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year award. The Entrepreneur of the Year award is recognized as one of the nation’s most prestigious honors for the country’s most innovative business leaders. Finalists have demonstrated excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, risk and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Yuri was named a finalist for the Washington Area region. Winners will be announced on June 19, 2014, at which point regional award winners will advance to the next round and be considered for the national Entrepreneur of the Year awards program.

Under Yuri’s leadership, Sol Systems has become a leader in financial innovation in the solar industry. To date, the firm has facilitated financing for nearly 100 megawatts (MW) of solar energy assets. Last year, the firm was named the #91 fastest growing company in the United States per Inc. Magazine.  In November 2011, Yuri was named one of Washington Business Journal‘s top 40 business leaders under 40.

About Sol Systems
Sol Systems is a renewable energy finance firm that provides secure, sustainable investment opportunities to investor clients, and sophisticated project financing solutions to developers.  Founded in 2008, Sol Systems focuses on meeting the industry’s most critical solar financing needs, including tax structured investments, capital placement, debt financing, and SREC portfolio management. To date, the company has facilitated financing for thousands of distributed generation solar projects and hundreds of millions in investment on behalf of Fortune 100 corporations, utilities, banks, family offices, and individuals. For more information, please visit