Veteran’s solar company creating jobs for service members
Normally, there’s just one hook or angle to a short piece about a company, but Charles Byers’ Pleasant Valley Energy LLC (PV Energy) is taking off in a number of fantastic ways. The company designs and develops solar, wind, geothermal and LED-systems.
Vet hopes solar puts area to work
Byers, retired from the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant commander, founded Pleasant Valley Energy LLC with a goal of putting solar-power ideas to work and making a new career for himself. He has partnered with Active Ventilation Products to manufacture the vents.
Albany works to spur jobs; Washington in a tug of war
"Kolt said tax credits supplied by the Excelsior program have allowed his business to grow by one or two jobs a month, despite the sagging economy."