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Solar Sentry Corp.

We sell solar array monitoring and diagnostic products and services for large solar electric sites that maximize return and minimize risk .

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  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Pittsford, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Solar Sentry provides an integrated solution that embeds electronics in string combiners and selected solar panels to find and diagnose maintenance and performance issues in solar arrays. Solar Sentry’s patented technology uniquely automates the monitoring implementation. As a turnkey service, Solar Sentry collects data securely via the internet; analyzes the data to pinpoint problems; and notifies the appropriate maintenance personnel by email.


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    Gordon Presher

    Founder/CEO of Ormec Systems, a supplier of electronic motion control hardware and software for automation. Managed company growth over a sustained period during which $180 million in profitable revenue was achieved. Named Upstate New York Technology Entrepreneur of the Year, he has been active in the solar industry since 2003. Currently a Director of ATS Automation Tooling Systems, a public Canadian company with 2011 sales of about $800 million.

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    Jeffrey Blood

    As VP-R&D at Eastman Kodak and Heidelberg Digital, he led commercialization of a leading-edge digital printing product line. Has significant clean-tech start-up experience in both technology proof-of-concept and operations development, including contract manufacturing sourcing. He is responsible for both product development and operations at Solar Sentry.

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    Thomas Currie
    VP - Sales

    Experienced sales executive who sold and delivered high-level business and telecom consulting for Peat Marwick for ten years. Formed and ran own start-up telecom consulting firm for seven years. He had significant success as the Xerox National Account Manager selling software and services for Computer Associates.

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    Carlton Warren
    Chief Engineer

    Previously a principal engineer at A.B.B. Kent Taylor for MOD30 and MODCELL process control instrumentation. These product lines were key elements of one of the earliest and most widely used microprocessor-based control systems in process control. Carl has significant embedded systems hardware and software development experience.


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    Christopher Bonner, Hiscock & Barclay, LLP
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    Michelle Cain, Mengel Metzger Barr & Co LLP

Previous Investors

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    25 angels, an energy fund and a NYC-based hedge fund