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Solar pioneer Gary Gerber speaks about Sun Light & Power, California’s iconic solar power company, in SunCast podcast

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

We are pleased to announce the appearance of our company’s founder, Gary Gerber, on SunCast podcast, hosted by Nico Johnson, who told us this was one of his favorite interviews.

In a  promotional message about the podcast, Nico said, “At long last I get the chance to interview the legend and #SolarPioneer Gary Gerber of Sun Light & Power, and he has tons of stories and wisdom.”

From the SunCast website: “Nico Johnson is the creator and host of SunCast, a regular conversation with Solar Industry professionals who are leading in emerging solar markets. The content of the show is geared towards listeners looking for insights on where the markets are headed, how to position themselves or their companies, and what today’s market leaders do to stay ahead of the pack.”

We appreciate Gary having the opportunity to share his stories and insight into the solar industry with Nico.

To hear the podcast, click here to go to the SunCast site or on the player below. Or, you can listen to the podcast on itunes or wherever you get your media. Here’s Nico’s introduction to the podcast.

NICO: Hey, Welcome back solar warriors. I’m thrilled that you have chosen to spend another hour of your life with me, this time with an amazing entrepreneur that I am excited to bring to you. Today’s guest has been building an iconic solar business since many of you were even born. Gary Gerber founded Sun Light & Power in Berkeley, CA, in 1976 and he’s built one of the most trusted brands in the California solar market. It was humbling and educational to finally sit down with Gary and chat about his four-plus decades of experience. I learned the value of leaning in long term when you’ve got a good idea, and why selling his company to his employees after 40 years was a sound business decision. Gary also told me his secret to success.

Hey, when you’re done checking out this one, will you please go over to my Suncast.com where you’ll be able to find the 150+ other inspiring and influential leaders’ stories. But for now, let’s tune up your skills, solar warriors, as we tune in to another powerful conversation here on SunCast.

Today we have a true solar pioneer. We are back with the solar pioneer series. Mr. Gary Gerber is the Founder and President of Sun Light & Power. He has been in this industry longer than many of you listeners have been on the planet. And his company has served more customers than many of you have had the privilege to meet. So, I am really eager and excited today to have a chance to interact with someone who has seen the breadth and depth of the growth of our industry. He’s certainly up there with other icons like Sam Vanderhoof who has been on the show. It’s a true pleasure to have someone on the show who’s been around for 40+ years. Gary, welcome to SunCast.