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Poderco has developed a polymer based commercial solar hot water technology which reduces system cost by 50%.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2006
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Poderco has developed a commercial scale SWH (Solar Water Heating) system which produces heat at a cost of less than $.95/Wth providing significant savings for our customers. Unique design and patented polymer technology eliminates barriers for wide scale deployment of commercial SWH systems to hotels, hospitals, multi-tenant buildings, manufacturers,etc. Poderco has designed and deployed over 100 on and off-grid solar PV systems since 2005


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    Paul Vesel

    Paul Vesel is a seasoned entrepreneur who has successfully launched and managed international businesses in the renewable energy and telecoms sectors. Mr. Vesel is currently the CEO of Omniwatt AG, a renewable energy development company with operations in Europe and North America. Omniwatt has developed, built and funded the construction of solar PV plants in Europe and North America. Mr. Vesel developed over 45 Megawatts of utility scale ground

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    Al Rich

    Al Rich has been a leader and entrepreneur in the solar water heating industry continuously since 1979. He was awarded a "Distinguished Achievement in Clean Tech" award in November 2011. Mr. Rich holds 4 US Solar Patents. He is expert at designing viable products and successfully launching them to the marketplace at low cost. He received his 4th Patent for the "MegaMat" in 2000.
    He founded in 1997 to manufacture his third Patent,

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    Jason Borner
    Co-founder and COO

    Jason Borner founded Poderco SA in 2005 to service residential and commercial clients living off-grid in Costa Rica. Jason has successfully engineered and installed renewable energy systems including photovoltaics, hydroelectric, solar thermal, biomass and distributed micro grids in Costa Rica and Panama. In 2010 Poderco began installing grid tied photovoltaic systems in Costa Rica, and the United States. Poderco is currently developing commercia

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    Anthony DiBenedetto
    Co-founder and Chairman

    Anthony DiBenedetto - President of Hallock Capital LLC., a private investment company whose focus is in the area of funding emerging alternate energy and transformational digital healthcare technologies.
    Anthony's career in the energy conservation and renewable energy industry spans thirty years, beginning with his research and development of solar energy systems in the late 1970's. In 1987 he founded Conogen Inc., a company whose business model