Press & Awards

In The Press

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Impact of Tariffs on Solar

Overall solar employment has dropped off in New Mexico has been affected by global tariffs. Our CEO, Ryan Centerwall, spoke with the Albuquerque Journal about the impact of tariffs on Affordable Solar. Read more here.

Affordable Solar, NM’s largest solar company, plans to hire dozens of workers

Affordable Solar's COO, Teresa Johansen, recently spoke with Albuquerque Business First about our company's hiring plans over the next year. Read more here.

Ryan Centerwall Joins WESST Board

Our CEO, Ryan Centerwall, joined the board of an organization Affordable Solar has been a longtime supporter of. https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2019/01/24/well-known-local-leaders-join-wesst-board-for-2019.html

Solar Installation Among Fastest Growing Jobs in NM

Our CEO Ryan talked to Albuquerque Business First about the growth of solar installation as a career opportunity in New Mexico, and what he thinks the next 10 years look like for the industry. https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2018/11/20/these-are-the-fastest-growing-jobs-in-new-mexico.html

Kevin Bassalleck Added to National List of Influential Young Executives

Our president, Kevin Bassalleck, was selected with one other New Mexican for the Business Journal's Influencers: Rising Starts list. 100 people across the country are spotlighted for having an impressive impact on their companies and communities early in their careers. https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2018/10/20/charles-ashley-kevin-bassalleck-rising-stars.html

Best Places to Work Award: 2018

We're proud to announce that we were awarded the Best Places to Work Award in 2018! Our employees are our most important asset and we're honored to have a spot on this list again. https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/subscriber-only/2018/08/24/new-mexicos-best-places-to-work-large.html

Kevin Bassalleck Included in “40 Under 40”

Affordable Solar's president, Kevin Bassalleck, was included in this year's 40 Under 40 awards by Albuquerque Business First. Kevin talks about his hobbies, successes and failures in this spotlight: https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2018/03/28/this-40-under-forty-president-is-an-avid-surfer.html

Growing New Mexico with Renewable Energy

The recent Energy Outlook forum included our CEO, Ryan Centerwall, as a panelist. During the panel he spoke about the opportunities to grow New Mexico's economy with renewable energy and renewable energy jobs. https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2017/11/09/3-takeaways-from-our-energy-outlook.html

Energy Jobs in New Mexico

Ryan Centerwall, CEO, was a panelist at yesterday's Energy Outlook Forum. He discussed what the future of energy jobs looks like in New Mexico with Ron Darnell, PNM's Senior Vice President, Clair Chase, Mack Energy Corp's Director of Government Affairs and Luis Reyes, Kit Carson Electric Cooperative's CEO. https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2017/10/24/what-does-the-future-hold-for-nm-energy-jobs-join.html

New Mexico Struggling to Fill Jobs

Kevin Bassalleck, President of Affordable Solar, recently spoke with Albuquerque Business First about the challenges our company is having filling a large number of open job positions. https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2017/05/30/new-mexico-struggling-to-fill-jobs-according-to.html

Affordable Solar Hiring Spree

Affordable Solar was rewarded the first phase of the new Facebook data center's renewable project. In order to execute this contract, we are hiring at least 54 permanent positions and another 120 temporary workers. Find out more about the jobs we have available here: https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2017/05/12/affordable-solar-is-on-a-hiring-spree-for-the.html