Recently merged Horizon Solar Power and Solar Spectrum – a move that revived the Sungevity brand — have announced definitive agreements for two more acquisitions. Horizon has acquired BrightCurrent, a large retail marketing services provider for solar and other clean energy home services; Solar Spectrum has acquired the solar sales division of Skyline Solar, a full service solar management company.
These announcements and Horizon’s merger with Solar Spectrum within the Sungevity brand represents a significant expansion of the two company’s footprint. The Solar Spectrum and Horizon partnership created the second largest provider of residential solar systems in California and the fourth largest in the country. The acquisition of Skyline Solar and BrightCurrent will further broaden the company’s national presence while enhancing its retail and field marketing capabilities.
“Partnering with Skyline Solar and BrightCurrent allows Solar Spectrum and Horizon to take one more step towards our vision of providing homeowners and businesses across the country the highest quality solar solutions, backed by the very best in customer care and industry-leading technology,” stated Brian Walrod, President of Horizon Solar Power. “The addition of both organizations provides us the opportunity to our expand national reach while ensuring long-term sustainability and enhancing productivity and our customer experience.”
Meet the companies
Founded in 2012, BrightCurrent is a marketing services provider specializing in field marketing for high value products that often require complex, multi-step sales processes. The company helps leading big box retailers generate demand for energy home services by leveraging its proprietary field marketing technology platform and its national network of approved product partners.
“Our vision from the start was to drive clean energy adoption by getting residential solar into the nation’s leading retail outlets,” stated John Bourne, BrightCurrent’s CEO & Board Member. “This acquisition will further help us accomplish this important mission.”
Based in New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts, Skyline Solar is a full-service solar management company offering a full range of project development services. Through its experienced team of licensed architects and engineers, the company specializes in comprehensive project documentation from initial concepts and site selection/evaluation through site plan development/approval, as well as complete building design and construction.
— Solar Builder magazine