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).

Dan Colquhoun

Director of Installations

Dan is a renewable energy professional with a decade of experience in electrical and solar. He heads up NRG Solar’s installer team, as well as provides management and production support across the business. In 2021, Dan became a director of NRG Solar in recognition of his passion, management skills and industry knowledge.

Dan says, “I want customers to know they can count on me to make sure that their installation is clean, tidy, and top quality. With NRG Solar, they can look forward to clean, free power for decades to come.”

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.

Jo Osborne

Accountant

Our suppliers can rely on Jo for attention to detail, integrity, and timely payments. She has over 27 years of experience in finance, most of them working as a senior accountant or national finance manager for some of the biggest companies in the home improvement industry: Modern Group, Australian Outdoor Living and Australian Lawn Wholesalers.

“What I love about working at NRG Solar,” says Jo, “is everyone’s passion for renewable energy. This passion sets the culture of the business and drives everyone within it to be the best they can be. A truly good bunch of professional people doing what they love!”

Jessica Charter

New Enquiries 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.

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.

Nicola Martin

Solar Consultant

Before joining NRG Solar, Nicola worked in the financial services where she specialised in helping people manage their money better. With NRG Solar, Nicola is improving lives—and the planet—by helping people manage their energy better. Nicola understands that each households’ needs are different and enjoys designing tailored solutions based on a thorough and consultative process.

Nicola says, “Becoming a solar and renewable energy professional has fulfilled a dream for me because it means I can use my expertise to help 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.”

Steve Alexander

Solar Consultant

Steve is a battery and solar design expert who started out more than a decade ago as a solar panel installer. This breadth of experience, coupled with a passion for renewable energy, ideally positions Steve to design efficient and cost-effective solutions to meet his customers’ needs.

Steve says, “My mission is to give my customers peace of mind that their system will give trouble-free energy production for many, many years to come”.

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.

Shane Husdell

Warehouse Coordinator

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!"

 

Doug Harm

Service & Maintenance Technician

With 30+ years of experience in the electrical industry, Doug is our head service electrician and a master at problem solving. He leads an expert team that provides exceptional service, whether that’s making sure our installations are running optimally or we’re helping customers with systems orphaned by other solar companies.

“I have a passion for clean energy and a sustainable environment,” says Doug.

Codey Brown

Solar Installer

Codey has many years of electrical and solar experience. He especially loves installation work and the team environment at NRG Solar—being outdoors and making sure that every installation runs smoothly.

Codey says, “My favourite part about being an NRG Solar installer is getting to interact with the customer and leaving the site knowing they are going to love their new system.”

Joe Bruno

Solar Installer

With nearly two decades of experience in the electrical industry and 10 years in solar, Joe is an expert accredited solar design and installation technician. Customers know they can rely on Joe for his attention to detail and focus on exceptional quality.

“I had my own business for eight years, but I love the team environment at NRG and supportive culture,” says Joe.

Danny Treglown

Solar Installer

Danny is another of NRG Solar’s dedicated installers. He has spent his whole apprenticeship in renewable energy. Danny is friendly and approachable, enjoys being on site with customers and finds satisfaction in exceeding people’s expectations.

Danny says, “I love the outdoors and installing NRG Solar systems across South Australia!”

Paul Ellul

Solar Installer

Paul is one of NRG Solar's passionate solar installers. He completed a VET electrical training course during year 12 which displayed his keen interest in electrical from early on.

Paul is eager and willing to learn. He is excited about the future of renewables, and the part he can play in it. Paul loves talking to customers which makes him the perfect residential installer!

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."

Ange Purvis

Marketing & 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.

Charlie Tideman

Sales & Marketing Coordinator

Charlie is a marketing professional who has been working in the clean energy sector since 2019. Her role at NRG Solar is to reach and educate the South Australian community about solar and renewable energy initiatives.

“I love knowing that the work I am doing benefits the world and is innovative and exciting. Plus, I get to work with a team of dedicated, fun and motivated individuals, and customers who are so passionate about the work we do for the community.” says Charlie.

Paul Chen

Operations Assistant

Paul’s meticulous focus makes him an expert at his job. Because of Paul, NRG Solar customers can rest assured that all financial aspects of their project will be done accurately and promptly. Paul has lived in Adelaide for over 10 years and loves calling South Australia home.

Paul says, “I love the working atmosphere and how friendly everyone is. It’s such a pleasure to work for NRG Solar!”

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.