You're in safe hands with South Australia's trusted solar experts.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA'S SOLAR LEADER

NRG Solar was established in 2014 with a mission to ensure that every solar panel system in South Australia is safe, reliable and delivering the best return-on-investment for its owner. Fast-forward to today and we have earned the reputation for delivering all that and more.

But we also recognise that the solar industry can be confusing. That's why we pride ourselves on providing ethical, balanced, expert information. You can rely on the fact that the solar panel and energy storage systems we design meet your needs and conform with exacting Australian Standards.

Meet the people who make up our industry-leading team.

Eddy May

Co-Founder & Managing Director

NRG Solar was borne out of Eddy's obsession for exceptional customer experiences and his passion for renewable energy. What started out as a solar repair service, fixing failed and orphaned solar power systems in South Australia, quickly grew into NRG Solar becoming a trusted installer of quality solar and battery solutions.

Today, Eddy is recognised as as leader in the Australian solar industry. He is a regular contributor at national conferences and regarded as a green tech expert among suppliers, industry professionals and local government.

Samantha Craft

Director & Operations Manager

Sam started her career with a Law and Legal Practice degree from Flinders University, which she has since combined with her passion for renewable energy. Sam has a particular interest in helping South Australia transition to a safe, reliable and affordable decentralised energy system.

As well as managing our strategy, business frameworks and, processes and procedures, Sam is a director of the Smart Energy Council, founding member of Australian Women in Solar Energy (AWISE), SA Power Networks Solar Industry group representative and Committee Member for Solar Cutters.

In recognition of Sam's professional contributions to the renewal energy section, she was awarded Solar Cutter of the Year (2020).

Anne May

People & Culture Manager

Anne is our behind-the-scenes guru. She leads our administration, accounting, human resource management and business development functions. Her long experience in managing businesses and developing people make her a huge asset.

Additionally, Anne is an enthusiastic advocate of renewable energy, having discovered how much her own power bills have been slashed by solar.

Jessica Charter

New Enquiry Coordinator

Would you like to book a free solar consultation? Jess can help! She is a brilliant communicator who understands the needs of residential and business solar customers.

Jess is also obsessed with solar technology. While still in high school, she set up solar panels and a small battery bank in her bedroom window to charge her phone and laptop. She is passionate about doing right by the planet and believes renewables are the way of the future.

Darren Vonthethoff

Solar Consultant

Darren is a solar expert with years of experience as a highly-regarded, customer-focused consultant. He's passionate about renewable energy and proud to be a part of a company that combines brilliant customer service with high quality products.

Darren says, "My mission is to deliver customer satisfaction every time while genuinely caring about people and the environment.”

Michael Summers

Solar Consultant

Michael is a solar expert with 21 years of experience as an in-home consultant. He thoroughly enjoys helping people and thrives on developing tailored, money-saving solar solutions for his customers.

Michael says, "I'm proud to be part of a business that prides itself on professionally installed, industry-leading products, with great customer service from start to finish. It’s a wonderful opportunity to be a part of something that not only saves people a lot of money, but helps the planet at the same time.”

Dean Rodda

Solar Consultant

Dean is a solar expert who loves helping people save money on their power bills. With a long background in policing and then residential and commercial security systems, Dean is today a fully-trained solar design expert and renewable energy enthusiast.

With more than 900+ happy customers to his name, we are yet to meet a customer who hasn’t referred their friends to Dean for his solar expertise, genuine care and great customer service.

Sarah McGrady

Customer Service Coordinator

Sarah is our customer service specialist and a dedicated account manager. She is totally obsessed with making sure your solar installation runs smoothly from "let's go!" to system commissioning and your after-install follow-up.

With over 10 years' customer service experience, Sarah is always willing and able to find a solution to anything! She is passionate about sustainability and gains great satisfaction from doing work that benefits customers and the environment.

Ange Purvis

Marketing and Communications Manager

Ange has nearly 20 years' experience managing marketing for some of the country's most well known brands. At NRG Solar, she is the force behind our ethical sales and marketing approach. She loves the positive impact her work has on our customers' lives, as well as the environment.

As well as being passionate about ethical marketing, Ange is also dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experiences and helping our family owned business thrive.

Shane Husdell

Warehouse Co-ordinator

With nearly 10 years of experience in inventory management and warehouse co-ordination, Shane runs a tight ship, keeps our warehouse in tip-top shape and assists in the customer's journey throughout the installation process.

Shane says, "I love seeing our installs run seamlessly and that the customer's NRG experience is always a positive one. Working in the renewable sector is a rewarding challenge, constantly adapting to new products. But mostly I enjoy helping to create a sustainable future for SA with solar!"

 

Nick Hunt

Technical Support Officer

Nick heads up our technical support delivery and, frankly, you couldn't be in better hands. Nick works closely with our manufacturers and suppliers to foster a deep understanding of products, technology and the components of each system. He can also help with the repair or maintenance of systems installed by other solar companies.

Nick says, “Working with NRG is great! We are always finding new solutions and providing support for an ever-growing renewable industry."

NRG Solar in the community

NRG Solar donated a solar system to raise money for Variety SA - the Children's Charity through FIVEaa’s Radiothon.

We captured the install and celebrated switching on the system at the winning bidders home - Matt & Michelle of Glenelg East.