Vadim Polikov founded #2 Astrum Solar to fill a simple need: give homeowners access to solar-powered energy.
The latest trend in solar power is leasing panels to save money over and above utility cost benefits.
Astrum Solar President Vadim Polikov on the factors driving the solar company’s huge growth.
Astrum Solar contributed to a study that reveals that Enphase installations on average outperform PVWatts estimates by 8 percent.
Astrum Solar is betting on the residential solar market to keep growing. The Baltimore Sun spoke recently with Vadim Polikov, Astrum Solar's president, about the company, Constellation's investment and prospects for residential solar.
Astrum Solar, already in 10 eastern U.S. states, gained an equity investment from Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) to support its growth and expansion in 2011 and beyond. This is Constellation’s first investment in residential solar with Astrum, but the company has worked with BGE Home to install residential solar.
Astrum Solar secured an equity investment from a major U.S. power player, the company said June 27, when it announced that Constellation Energy Group Inc. had become a minority investor.
Constellation Energy, a provider of utilities in Baltimore, announced today that it is investing an undisclosed sum in residential solar panel provider Astrum Solar, one of the largest residential solar panel providers on the east coast.
Constellation Energy Group, owner of Baltimore's utility, bought a minority stake in closely held Astrum Solar Inc. to offer solar installation services to its 1 million retail power customers.
Constellation Energy Group Inc. has formed a partnership with residential solar power system installer Astrum Solar, making a minority investment in the Annapolis Junction company.
The Department of Commerce highlights Astrum Solar as a company realizing success with its SelectUSA Initiative to showcase the many advantages the United States offers as a location for business and investment.
Astrum Solar skips right over paper forms and deploys mobile business solution to their field staff on Blackberry devices to gain real-time insights into installations.
Vadim Polikov, president of Astrum Solar, joined Brad Heavener, Environment Maryland and Alexis Madrigal, senior editor at The Atlantic and author of Powering The Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology in a Midday with Dan Rodricks discussion on solar energy.