Solar Universe Names Elton Hart as New Vice President of Sales

Former Comcast Director of Field Sales Will Help Foster Solar Universe’s Presence in Communities

SAN FRANCISCO - May 31, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE)  - Solar Universe (, the leader in solar franchising, announced today the addition of a new Vice President of Sales, Elton Hart. Elton will cultivate and support relationships with current and potential franchise operators in local areas to increase Solar Universe’s presence both domestically and internationally.

“He has an exceptional track record of success and will be an invaluable addition as we scale and bring solar to a new audience of consumers.”
“I’m thrilled to join the Solar Universe team and grow its presence at this pivotal time for the company and the solar industry as a whole,” said Elton Hart, VP of Sales. “Solar is surging in popularity and is more accessible and affordable than ever. I am looking forward to being a part of Solar Universe’s growth and helping consumers embrace solar throughout the country and beyond.”

Prior to joining the Solar Universe team, Elton Hart spent five years at Comcast leading the company’s business sales and field marketing teams and has over 13 years of management experience. At Solar Universe, Hart is responsible for driving the company’s growth and presence throughout the U.S. and abroad and fostering relationships with franchise owners and customers. This latest hire is indicative of Solar Universe’s continued growth since its founding in 2008 and positions the company for success to support its national and global expansions.

“We are excited to have Elton join the Solar Universe team to help facilitate our growth as we open new locations throughout the country,” said Joe Bono, President and CEO of Solar Universe. “He has an exceptional track record of success and will be an invaluable addition as we scale and bring solar to a new audience of consumers.”

Solar Universe is the leading solar franchise company that analyzes people’s solar needs, provides financing options, installation and maintenance through the life of a home. The company has 40 offices throughout the U.S. and overseas, including recently opened offices in Denver, Colorado, Chico, California, Boston, Massachusetts and Puerto Rico.

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About Solar Universe

Solar Universe is the leading solar franchising concept bringing solar panels to consumers through its network of locally owned and operated install franchises. Using a scalable franchise model, Solar Universe is changing the face of the solar industry by enabling consumers to produce power at home through easy and affordable installation. The company was founded in 2008 by President and CEO, Joseph Bono and has 40 locations in the United States and Puerto Rico.


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