Press Release

Astrum Solar Adds “Green” Jobs in Maryland
Mid-Atlantic’s Fastest-Growing Solar Company Expanding to Meet Market Demand

– Astrum Solar ( today announced it has hired 40 professionals in its Maryland office over the last year and is continuing to aggressively recruit qualified candidates to keep pace with increasing consumer demand for residential and small commercial solar panel systems. The mid-Atlantic’s fastest-growing installer of such systems, Astrum Solar also announced it is doubling its office and warehouse space in Maryland to accommodate the company’s rapid business expansion.

“At a time when companies in many sectors are contracting or struggling to retain existing business, we are growing as a result of people’s desire to enjoy more sustainable, cost-effective and energy-independent lifestyles,” said Astrum Solar President Vadim Polikov, PhD. “Unlike general contractors, we employ specialized teams of engineers, project managers, sales consultants and installers to facilitate every aspect of a customer’s transition to solar power, resulting in our ongoing need for highly skilled professionals in a variety of disciplines.”

Astrum Solar, which has served hundreds of customers to date, is on pace to complete 500 installations this year. In addition to being the fastest-growing company of its kind in the mid-Atlantic, it is also one of the region’s largest aggregators of Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs). Astrum Solar is the only installer offering upfront value for a homeowner’s SRECs, making the initial investment in solar power more affordable than ever.

Astrum Solar’s commitment to delivering an unmatched customer experience has fueled its rapid expansion throughout Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The company expects it will continue to add highly qualified professionals to its team as the ever-growing number of satisfied homeowners with reduced energy bills actively share their Astrum Solar experience with friends and neighbors.

About Astrum Solar

Astrum Solar is the fastest growing installer of residential and small commercial solar panel systems in the mid-Atlantic region serving Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington D.C. Astrum Solar has served hundreds of customers and is on pace to complete 500 new installations in 2010. Headquartered in Maryland, Astrum Solar offers a premier customer experience by facilitating every aspect of a customer’s seamless transition to solar – from getting a real price estimate using the company’s online solar calculator to measuring the homeowner’s roof to filing for necessary permits to selling the homeowner’s Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECS). The company, founded in 2007, employs more than 75 people, and each of its projects is designed and supervised by an NABCEP-certified installer. For more information, please visit