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Tipping Point Renewable Energy

TPRE's SolarBlox delivers solar equipment through a proprietary system that dramatically reduces the cost and complexity of installation.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Columbus, OH, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Website tipenergy.com

Company Summary

After years in solar installation, TPRE has developed SolarBlox: 1 KW blocks of solar power equipment in a radically simplified design. By making solar equipment easier to procure, design and install, Solar Blocs will lower the total installed cost of solar power by 25%, allowing our customers to expand their installation businesses. We will leverage our superior product and strong relationships in the industry to jumpstart sales.

Team

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    Eric Zimmer
    Founder/CEO

    Eric is the founder of Tipping Point Renewable Energy. He has more than 15 years’ experience in starting and growing businesses. He has been involved with companies that have been in the Inc. 500 and Columbus Fast 50. He has worked with clients such as Lockheed Martin, Boeing, TIAA-CREF, The Ohio State University, K-Mart, Major League Baseball and the FBI. He won a Smart Business Leader award in 2010. He is the Chairman of AEE Ohio .

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    Darin Hadinger
    Chief Technical Officer

    Mr Hadinger is a the Chief Technology Officer at Tipping Point. He is a LEED AP and has over a decade of experience in the power industry. He was recently with American Electric Power for over six years and provided construction management, field engineering, quality control and project support for environmental retrofits to AEP's Midwest coal fleet.

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    Will Kenworthy
    EVP, Marketing, Economics and Business Development

    Mr. Kenworthy has more than 20 years experience in the energy industry. His broad policy and industry experience provides a unique perspective on solar energy project development. ​ He has worked as a Congressional staff member, in trade associations and co-founded of Governmental Strategies Inc., a federal affairs consulting firm. He holds an MBA/MPPM from Yale School of Management and a BSFS from Georgetown University.

Previous Investors

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    Eric Zimmer
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    Will Kenworthy
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