RGS Energy and OneRoof Energy Partner to Offer Integrated Residential Solar Solutions in New York, Massachusetts, and California
LOUISVILLE, CO, and SAN DIEGO, CA, April 6, 2015 – RGS Energy (RGSE), one of the nation’s largest and most recognized rooftop installers of solar equipment, and OneRoof Energy, Inc., a leading residential solar services provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (ON.V), have entered into an agreement to jointly offer comprehensive solar solutions to residential solar customers in New York, Massachusetts and California.
RGS Energy will originate residential solar power purchase agreement (PPA) projects with RGS Financing, Inc., the in-house solar financing division for RGS Energy, with the OneRoof Energy partnership allowing RGS to expand its in-house financing to new states and further broaden its product offering to include PPAs. OneRoof Energy will provide the funding for RGS Energy’s in-house financing for PPAs, as well as perform engineering, procurement, permitting and construction (EPC) services. The integrated solution offers solar customers an array of flexible financing options, seamless panel design, permitting, installation, project management and lifetime monitoring.
“Our synergistic partnership with RGS Energy, a proven leader in marketing and distribution, allows us to focus on our core strengths of EPC and PPA financing to make solar energy affordable and accessible for homeowners,” said OneRoof Energy president and chief executive officer, David Field. “OneRoof Energy’s state-of-the-art proprietary design and quote technology will be shared by both companies which has been proven to shorten install times and reduce cancellations while making going solar a simple process. Our integrated offering will initially be marketed in New York, Massachusetts and California, with plans to expand to additional solar markets this year.”
Dennis Lacey, RGS Energy’s chief executive officer, commented: “Over the last year, we have invested in and built out our in-house financing division. The OneRoof Energy partnership supports our continued growth and development of the division through a broader product offering, as well as gives us access to significant PPA funds which have been secured for residential financing and ready to be used in key states.”
About OneRoof Energy
OneRoof Energy Group, Inc., operating through its wholly-owned subsidiary, OneRoof Energy, Inc., is a complete solar services provider offering homeowners everything from traditional and lease financing, PPAs, solar system design and installation project management to ongoing system monitoring and maintenance services. Utilizing its technology-rich, solar leasing fulfillment platform, OneRoof Energy is partnering with traditional residential solar originators, energy retailers and home services companies of all sizes to offer residential customers affordable, renewable energy choices. OneRoof Energy currently serves residential customers in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Connecticut and New York, with plans for additional expansion. For more information, visit www.oneroofenergy.com.
About RGS Energy
RGS Energy (RGSE) is one of the nation’s largest and most recognized rooftop installers of solar equipment, serving residential and small business customers in the mainland U.S. and Hawaii. Beginning with one of the very first photovoltaic panels sold in 1978, the company has installed tens of thousands of solar power systems. RGS Energy makes it very convenient for customers to save on their energy bill by providing a comprehensive solar solution, from design, financing, permitting and installation to ongoing monitoring, maintenance and support.
For more information, visit RGSEnergy.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/rgsenergy and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/rgsenergy. RGS Energy is a trade name and RGS Energy makes filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission under its official name “Real Goods Solar, Inc.” These documents are available on both the EDGAR section of the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov and the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at www.rgsenergy.com. For more information about the company, visit www.rgsenergy.com.
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