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To build a brighter and better future for our communities through Solar Energy Solutions.



Solential Energy is a Solar Energy Developer that delivers custom energy solutions to communities throughout the United States. Solential specializes in the Design, Development, Installation, and Ongoing Management of Solar Powered Solutions. Our primary focus is to help customers in the Education, Utility, Agriculture, and Commercial industries.





  • 2009

    Solential was Founded

    Renewable Energy = the future

    Dave Burns and Jim Shaw were both independently viewing the technology horizon …

  • 2010

    Solential in the Caribbean

    Cutting our teeth in the islands

    Solential partners with National Guard to build Solar in the Caribbean.

  • 2012

    SolView – Live Monitoring

    Monitoring and managing the installations

    Solential develops SolView, their in-house monitoring software and asset management system

  • 2016

    Into Megawatts

    Building and growing

    Solential is awarded a 2MW project

  • 2017

    …and Beyond

    Honing our craft

    3.5 MW of Solar PV Installation Completed

  • 2018

    Managing 5MW Portfolio

    Setting ourselves apart

    Contracted to manage, monitor, and service 5MW of solar installations

  • 2019

    Deployed over 8MW of Solar

    Striving for perfection while expanding

    Establishing our footprint in the Midwest

  • 2020


    Navigating the industry during a pandemic

    Continuing to advance with safety in mind

Our Team

Jim Shaw - President and CEO

Dave Burns - Chief Technology Officer

Corey Miller - Director of Sales

Kevin Burns - Director of Engineering

Austin Strawmyer - Project Manager

Susan Loessl - Office Manager

Board of Advisors

Jim Huntington – President and CEO of AAA Roofing

Howard Bates – CEO of Work Here

Barry Clark – SVP of Smarter HQ

Our Partners

Trane has partnered with Solential Energy to provide solar energy solutions to businesses throughout the Midwest. In order to ensure the best customer experience we are committed to developing renewable energy projects to serve your needs, by taking into consideration many factors including use scenarios, current utility rates, local legislation and incentive programs, ultimately, making sure it integrates seamlessly with your overall energy plan.


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