Latest Solar News and Updates from Rochester, Central and Western NY

B Corporation Conference Recap

Written by Land Developer, Rachel Clar In early October, 550 members of the mission-based business movement gathered in Toronto for our guiding organization’s annual conference.   We are united in the belief that business can be used as a force for social good – to paraphrase Ghandi, that we must be the change that we want […]


Amicus Solar Cooperative and Amurtel Partner to Bring Solar Outreach Systems to Puerto Rico

BOULDER, CO and WAITSFIELD, VT: Amicus Solar Cooperative, a purchasing cooperative of solar energy companies including SunCommon, and Amurtel, a non-profit working in disaster relief, are partnering to build Solar Outreach Systems (SOS) to bring dozens of desperately needed portable solar energy systems to power critical areas in Puerto Rico. Millions of Americans living in Puerto […]


Being Thankful

2017 has been a wonderful year for SunCommon. We just celebrated being the #1 fastest growing company in 2017, we added 20 new employees to our roster, and we will have added 19 more megawatts of clean energy to the grid by the end of this year alone! We are so incredibly grateful for these […]


Canvassing: First Impressions by Zach Davis

I have only been with SunCommon NY for a short time, but already, my outlook on grassroots organizing and going door to door has transformed. I think there is a stigma surrounding going door to door. You can picture it: the smooth-talking, greasy salesman just looking to rip you off and take your money. At […]


Top 100 Local Media Coverage

We’re so lucky to live in a community that celebrates local businesses and entrepreneurship. Here are just a few of the clips and articles from local media covering the Top 100. Thanks to 13Wham for creating this amazing video for the Top 100. “Top 100” Honored by Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, 13 WHAM SunCommon […]

SunCommon NY Top 100

SunCommon NY Awarded the Number One Spot on the 2017 Rochester Chamber Top 100

We are incredibly proud and humbled to announce that SunCommon NY was awarded the No. 1 spot on this year’s Top 100 list of fastest-growing companies in the Rochester area by the Rochester Chamber. We are excited about the opportunity to showcase our company to the Rochester business community because as our CEO and Co-Founder […]


Faces of SunCommon NY: Meet Our Customer, Messner Carpet

We had the privilege to sit down with Ted Messner of Messner Carpet, one of our cutting-edge commercial solar clients, to talk renewable energy. Messner Carpet had a unique challenge when considering their install – they are located in a historical building in a preservation district. We were happy to help them navigate the challenge. Read […]


Faces of SunCommon NY: Meet John

It’s about that time again, a chance for you to get to know who we are and the source of our pride – we’re so proud of our family here at SunCommon NY. This week, on our Faces of SunCommon NY blog series, meet John Bopp, Solar Guide at SunCommon NY. Q: Why should people […]


Superhero at SunCommon NY

“Superheroes represent hope and we are, for the most part, hopeful people.  They explain mystery.  They model behavior.  They inspire.” ~Robert Frost, Instructor and Flight Controller at NASA Here at SunCommon NY, we believe in superheroes. That’s because we see many every day at work! Our most recent Superhero is Linden Speranza! She has only […]


Solar Home Advisor – NY

OUR PURPOSE  SunCommon believes that everyone has the right to a healthy environment and brighter future – and renewable energy is where it starts. Energy from the sun can power our lives and build vibrant communities. Our mission is to tear down barriers to clean energy and use our business as a force for good. […]


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