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Carolyn Viles

Carolyn Viles

Job Title: Operations, Office and Permitting Manager Job Description:

I handle researching and updating municipal requirements, permitting, and granting approvals for residential solar photovoltaic (PV) projects: Building, Electrical, Historical, Zoning, and Conservation. I also manage the Massachusetts state rebate and incentive programs for clients, including the application process, project completion, and compliance. I provide customer service to clients at critical phases of the application and project completion processes.

Education/certificate/training on solar panels:

I have a Bachelor of Arts degree from Smith College in Northampton, MA.

Expertise description as it relates to solar energy:

I have worked for BlueSel Home Solar for nearly four years. I handle required permitting for solar installations, Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) incentives, Solar Financing (cash, Mass Solar Loans, incentives and rebates, and leases), while also managing the Operations office.

Best part of working for SunPower?

It is rewarding to work with passionate, dedicated, like-minded peers who work to educate customers about cutting edge solar photovoltaic renewable energy technology. While doing so, we increase U.S. adoption of solar annually, make a difference in the world, and help ensure the future for succeeding generations

Interests outside of the office?

I enjoy learning various languages and experiencing different cultures, including France – my former “adoptive ” country – and traveling to foreign countries.

What is one thing you like to do in the sun?

I love to swim and sail in the sun on the beautiful ocean waters of Buzzards Bay on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.