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.
The system, once operational, will offset 100 percent of the home's electricity and will virtually eliminate their $1,450 annual electric bill.
Astrum Solar partners with the state’s Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) to launch the Solarize Connecticut program in Fairfield.
Four years ago, Christine Abare wanted to install solar panels, but they were too expensive. With the Solarize Mass program she was able to switch to solar energy with no upfront cost.
More than 40 people turned out to the Kick-Off Solarize Fairfield Workshop to learn about Solarize Connecticut from Fairfield’s selected installer, Astrum Solar.
Wayland architect Bill Sterling designed one of Wayland’s first solar houses in ’78. But 2012 will be the first year that his solar house will produce enough solar generated electricity to offset its entire electrical usage annually.
The Astrum Solar achievement to be installed at 123 customer sites across the six communities comes with one month still to go in the Solarize Mass initiative.
Eleven solar companies have climbed into the upper tier of the Inc. 500/5000 lists, including Maryland’s Astrum Solar, which was ranked second.
Rebecca Cooper interviews executives from two of the region’s fastest-growing companies: Zia Islam, founder and CEO of Zantech IT Services and Vadim Polikov, President of Astrum Solar.
The Great Recession didn’t exactly put a damper on business at Astrum Solar. 20 companies make annual ranking, based on sales and jobs.
Astrum CEO Vadim Polikov pointed to a focus on building an “infrastructure” at the outset to enable the company to scale very quickly.