Going solar in Maryland is a no-brainer. The state is widely considered as one of...
At Lumina Solar, we provide industry-leading solar installation services to the Mid-Atlantic for clients in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington DC.
We’re dedicated to reshaping the way you think about energy. Going green offers a variety of benefits in both the short and long term: lowered energy costs, reduction of your carbon footprint, and increased property value. Whether you’re a homeowner tired of arbitrary price hikes from the utility company, or a business leader seeking ways to optimize your money, going solar is a great option for you. We provide reliable solutions that produce clean energy, reduce costs, give back control, and benefit the environment.
We’ve helped hundreds of homeowners make the most of a residential solar installation. Residential solar often has incentives from the state, making solar more affordable for you.
Rethink business energy consumption with a full-scale solar array. Help your business move to carbon neutrality while powering your properties and saving money. We work with businesses of all sizes.
Explore comprehensive roofing services for homes going solar. We have the ability and experience to provide full roof replacements at the time of installation, as well as repairs and replacements after solar installation.
We had a great experience with Lumina. Tim Cooke gave a great presentation and answered all my questions. Installation went smoothly – the crew showed up on time and completed the install by early afternoon. They helped complete the paperwork for the grant from the state and the property tax credit. I highly recommend them.
We’ve built our company around streamlining the solar process. New technologies can feel intimidating, but we work hard to ensure the process is simple, intuitive, and efficient. When you work with Lumina Solar, you’re getting an expert team at your side that can tackle any project with knowledge and experience.
Save money and help mitigate the impact of climate change. Customers who switch to solar save between 15–30% on their energy bill.
We have a highly qualified team that will help you through every step. Let us handle all applications and paperwork, you can handle your new energy savings.
We are a full service installer. Our technical crews have the experience and expertise to ensure you have the best solar installation possible.
Save money and help mitigate the impact of climate change. Customers who switch to solar save between 15–30% on their energy bill.
We have a highly qualified team that will help you through every step. Let us handle all applications and paperwork.
We are a full service installer. Our technical crews have the experience and expertise to ensure you have the best solar installation possible.
At Lumina Solar, we believe in making the transition to clean, sustainable energy as simple and intuitive as possible. Our goal is to always supply you with valuable information about solar energy, from news about industry innovations and new incentives to an inside look at our process and answers to your solar questions. Check out our resource center.
Throughout the Mid-Atlantic, excellent incentive options from federal, state, and local governments help make going solar even more affordable. From rebates for installations and property tax breaks to selling back excess energy produced, there are great incentive options available to you regardless of where you live.
Our solar plans are flexible options that allow you to fit solar into your budget. The varied choices on offer all bring their own advantages, and allow us to tailor solar to your lifestyle instead of you having to adjust your routine to make going solar a possibility.
At Lumina Solar, we make the process of going solar simple with excellent service, industry-leading product selection, and knowledgeable team members that walk you through every step of the process. Reach out today to get started on your solar journey
Fanus is an experienced solar professional and brings 6 years of experience in residential and utility scale solar.
As Lumina’s Solar Consultant, he helps homeowners save money and contribute to a cleaner environment by making the switch to solar energy.
Prior to this role, Fanus was in the roofing and reconstruction industry. He chased all kinds of major storms from hurricanes to tornados, helping people rebuild their homes in a timely fashion.
He enjoys spending time with family, friends, enjoying the outdoors, the beach and grilling.
Sudha is passionate about energy transition and is excited to be a part of the process of getting more individuals their solar panels!
As a Business Strategy analyst, Sudha helps build and execute scalable processes to improve efficiency at Lumina.
Prior to this role, Sudha has experience working in Business Development and Marketing for Startups and Corporations alike.
Sudha Medapati graduated from Rutgers University in May 2022 with BA in Economics and a BA in Cognitive Sciences. Sudha is also a Venture for America fellow, a program that aims to increase economic opportunities in emerging cities.
She enjoys spending time in nature, running, learning to cook, and spending time with her friends!
Chris spent 15 + years in the Real Estate industry prior to noticing the incredible opportunities in renewable energy. Recent escalations in geo-political matters and increasingly worse news regarding climate science motivated Chris to transition into the solar industry where he felt he could make a positive difference.
As a solar consultant, Chris is responsible for customer care from contract to installation and monitors all phases keeping his clients apprised of all updates to include permitting, financing, connection, installation and more. Prior to joining Lumina, Chris started his journey as a client. As a trusted resource for vendors, Chris went to great lengths when choosing a company. Chris ultimately chose Lumina due to the superior technology, outstanding reviews, seo, culture and innovation. Bachelors Degree in Marketing Towson University
3rd Round/94th Pick MLB Draft 2000, Chris coaches little league baseball, enjoys hiking, golf and men’s league baseball. He hopes to make it to the 80+ circuit.
Courtney has a passion for sales and marketing and has specialized in the home improvement industry for the last 7 years of her career. She spent her first decade working as a media consultant for a local CBS affiliate. She assisted the growth of a variety of industries with her digital and television marketing knowledge.
As your Lumina Design Consultant, Courtney will customize the most efficient and aesthetic plan for your home. She enjoys not only being your energy educator but, also your project manager.
Prior to her role, Courtney gained significant experience in the home improvement industry by working for a national window replacement company. Courtney was selected to serve as 1 of the 12 participants on the Marketing Council which represented over 93 affiliates and was nominated for Marketing Manager of the year along with other nominations. She launched several initiatives during the COVID pandemic that not only allowed employees to keep working but benefited local food banks and other organizations.
Courtney holds a BA in Interior Design from West Virginia University with a minor in Communications.
When she isn’t chasing her children around she enjoys traveling with her husband, Eric and hosting friends and family for dinner and theme parties.
Hannah is a recent graduate, with her Bachelors in Marketing. Along with her knowledge and experiences in marketing, she brings to the team an excitement and eagerness to work in the solar industry.
As Lumina’s Marketing Analyst, Hannah will be managing marketing efforts and working with the team, experimenting with ways to help more people go solar.
Hannah recently graduated with her Bachelors in Marketing from Queens University of Charlotte. She has had three marketing internships during her time in college, creating and managing marketing strategies while working on small dynamic teams in Charlotte’s startup ecosystem. She is a 2022 Fellow with Venture for America, a non-profit that aimed at increasing opportunities in emerging American cities.
As she is new to the Baltimore area, Hannah has enjoyed exploring all that the city has to offer. In her spare time, she enjoys going to parks and walking trails with her friends and her dog, Butter.
Justin is an experienced professional and brings almost a decade of combined experience working in Employee Management, Fortune 35 Marketing, Business Development, Lead Acquisition & Conversion, Customer Service, Consumer Sales, and Civil Service.
As Lumina’s Site Surveyor for the greater Philadelphia region, he has comprehensive and articulate information collection skills and responsibility of gathering details pertaining to, structural, electrical, and geometric data of residential solar projects.
Prior to his current role, Justin gained significant managerial and project landscape surveying experience working as a Supervisor State Ranger for Virginia State Government, Senior Supervisor Ranger for the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, and Park Ranger for Montgomery County Government’s Parks, Trails & Historic Sites System. He has also acquired experience in survey and data collection as a Customer Relationship Management Analyst for Tylenol Professional & Consumer, Zyrtec Professional & Consumer, Neutrogena Professional, Aveeno Professional, Listerine Professional, Lactaid Professional, Johnson’s Baby and JNJPediatrics brands. Additionally, he has done federal civil service for the Department of Commerce, Bureau Of Labor Statistics, and Census Bureau Consumer Expenditure Survey data collection efforts.
Justin holds a COC in Networking and Operating Systems Security from MBIT, he also has a handful of technology certifications such as the NOCTI Computer Systems Networking 8148 Certification, Pennsylvania Department of Education Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Occupational Skills Certification, SkillsUSA Professional Development Program Professional Degree, and various CompTIA Technical Certifications.
He enjoys spending time at music festivals, trade shows, conferences, and conventions. When the weather permits, going to the park and working on flow arts and poi.
Cory Maccherone has been in the solar industry since 2012 experience ranging from installation to installation manager.
He has done project management, installation management, and has been a lead installer in residential and commercial installation.
Cory enjoys spending time with his family and traveling to new destinations.
Wayne is a commercial site superintendent with 10 years of solar experience working in residential and commercial solar.
As Lumina’s commercial site superintendent , he has comprehensive leadership responsibility for areas including site safety , overseeing commercial projects and installers.
Prior to this current role, Wayne gained experience in the Solar field as a lead installer in both residential and commercial projects for the past 10 years earning his way to become our commercial site superintendent for Lumina.
Wayne was installer of the year in 2019 for Lumina solar.
He enjoys spending time with his wife Colleen and two kids, Travis and Alyssa.
Gaby is very excited to begin her postgrad professional career with Lumina and join the booming solar industry!
As part of the Business Strategy and Operations team, Gaby works to help optimize project processes, increase company efficiency, and improve customer experience.
Prior to this role, she worked in sustainability operations, enterprise data management, and non-profit environmental conservation work. Additionally, Gaby has experienced high-level, strategic decision making as the former student member of her College’s Board of Trustees.
Gaby graduated from Colorado College in May 2022 with a major in International Political Economy. She is 2022 Fellow with Venture for America, a non-profit that aimed at increasing opportunities in emerging American cities.
In her spare time, she enjoys walking around Baltimore, roadtripping or traveling with friends, and trying new foods or adventures!
Kenton is a dedicated, hardworking solar professional. He brings over five years of solar experience to Lumina. Kenton has worked on both the residential and commercial sides of the solar industry, bringing a wide range of knowledge to the team.
As Lumina’s Commercial Construction Manager, he strives to improve production, organization, management, and quality to the team. Prior to this role, Kenton accrued years of management experience working for a commercial solar installation company. While in this position, Kenton supervised numerous megawatt systems for some of the largest companies on the East coast.
Kenton has obtained his ACI certification and is PV certified. He enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. When possible, Kenton takes his family down to the beach, spending time in the sun or on the board walk and enjoying pizza from Nicolas.
Eric is a solar & storage project executive with more than 12+ years’ experience directing development, contract negotiations, engineering and construction activities on a broad range of renewable energy solutions totaling over 100MW throughout the United States.
Over his tenure he has gained vast familiarity with the PJM, ISO-NE, NYISO and California ISO markets which has led to successful delivery of several very complex projects. Mr. Corsi is very fluent in the PV solar ecosystem and possesses a wealth of valuable experience and knowledge accumulated over a successful career.
As Lumina’s Head of Project Development and Management, he leads the C&I team by implementing cross-functional strategic planning to effectively deliver risk mitigated project due diligence and successful on-time implementation on a variety of C&I solar projects throughout a multi-state territory.
Prior to this role, Eric worked as a C&I solar + storage Project Director for a leading multinational energy services and solutions provider focused on helping customers live sustainably, simply and affordably. He was engaged in all aspects of the project lifecycle from project origination to project close out.
Eric holds a BA in Finance from Temple University. In his free time, he enjoys spending quality time with his wife Ashely and two daughters, Isabella and Madelyn.
Will is a seasoned sales management professional with 13 years of experience in commercial and residential roofing and solar. As Lumina’s Director of Roofing, he has comprehensive leadership responsibility for roof marketing, sales and operations efforts to provide business and homeowners a great experience replacing their roof before or after they go solar.
Prior to this role, Will led different teams covering nine states in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions to help thousands of people go solar and replace their roof. He holds a BS in Leadership from the University of Delaware and attended Harvard University for a Masters in Management. In his free time, Will enjoys traveling with his girlfriend, running outdoors with his greyhound, spending time with friends and family, volunteering with Volunteering Untapped, and surfing.
Sufi Noor is a self-motivated and passionate individual. He uses his technical background and knowledge-based approach to his meetings, ensuring that his clients receive custom solar solutions and are well-informed about their projects.
Prior to his current role, Sufi worked as a Software Developer. He decided on a career change and wanted to work for a company with a sustainable and customer-centric focus in their DNA. Sufi came across Lumina as he was looking to install solar panels in his new home. Lumina’s integrity and vision led him to join the team. His problem-solving skills and passion to make a difference for clients and the environment allow him to provide excellent solutions for his clients.
Sufi graduated from Drexel University in 2020 with a major in Computer Science and a minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, hiking, skydiving, coding, and spending time with family.
Christopher is a seasoned solar sales professional and brings wealth of customer service and sales experience to the Lumina Solar team. He is passionate about solar, and excited to be a leader in the renewable energy revolution. Christopher is committed to the very best solar customer experience, from introduction to installation.
In a previous role Christopher helped hundreds of homeowners as a residential loan officer, consistently receiving the five stars for customer service excellence. Receiving a postgraduate degree in Public Health from West Chester University, Christopher is committed to the environmental sciences, focusing on educating and influencing others on the benefits of transitioning to a renewable energy economy.
Living in Chester County, PA with his wife and three active kids, Christopher enjoys volunteering for youth sports and theater. In his spare time, you can find him enjoying the outdoors, hiking, camping, or playing golf.
Pete brings a high energy level and a willingness to learn to the Pennsylvania Solar Team. As Lumina’s Solar Consultant, he helps homeowners save money and contribute to a cleaner environment by making the switch to solar energy.
Prior to this role, Pete worked in the life insurance industry aiding individuals in getting term and whole life coverage. Licensed in Life Insurance & Fixed Annuities, he helped several people to get insurance coverage; and make sure their final expenses & other related costs were taken care of once the time came.
Pete loves spending time with his dog Gates, plays to an 8 handicap on the links, and is a diehard 76ers fan!
As Lumina’s Solar Consultant, Jack has comprehensive leadership responsibilities with a goal-oriented drive to continue to educate and inform.
Prior to this role, Jack worked for a local solar company where he continuously proved time in and out his understanding and knowledge of the solar industry. He took on a variety of roles and responsibilities at this company and gained extensive knowledge of the entire solar process. He developed into a solar expert and also gained experience as a sales executive where he trained new hires. His mission has always been the same: give his customers the best experience possible.
Jack attended a local university for business marketing before entering the sales management side of things with over 6 years of account management experience. In he’s spare time he loves spending time with his wife, Christine, and dogs, Izzy and Ginger. A soon to be father of a baby boy he takes his free time to get as much golfing in as possible when not with the family.
Philip is a passionate solar professional with over 5 years’ experience in the commercial and residential space, including volunteer work, management, and sales for both national and local companies. As Lumina’s Solar Consultant in Eastern Pennsylvania, Philip works on the front lines to procure and generate business for Lumina in the region.
Prior this his current role, Philip spent time working in the finance department for a global advertising agency and then worked over 4 years for a private equity firm as a financial associate helping to manage a $6.2B trust portfolio of residential properties. Upon making a transition to the solar industry, he moved up the ranks in 8 months to become the District Manager of a national solar company for 3 years. Phil also won Lumina Solar’s 2021 PA Sales Rep of the Year award!
Philip holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration including a dual-major in Finance and International Business from Suffolk University in Boston, MA. He enjoys traveling, taking adventures in cities across the world, trying new cooking recipes, hiking, camping, and eating at new exotic restaurants with his girlfriend, Laura.
Peter DiGuardia, Director of PA Sales, brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Lumina Team. Since 2015, Peter has led several teams for both National and Regional companies toward converting thousands of customers in DC, New York, Maryland, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania to solar. More importantly than his expert knowledge in this field, is his ability to connect and commit to the people he serves and the environment he is proud to take part in restoring.
His mission is to inspire and empower those he works with and for. His reason for choosing to represent this industry is to educate the consumer toward making environmentally responsible and financially intelligent decisions around such an important movement.
He believes in the relationships he creates and in providing the best experience possible. Peter lives in Hershey, PA with his 2 boys who are proud to announce when asked what type of work their daddy does; that he is helping to save the environment.
Rob is an experienced operations professional that has recently launched a new career in renewable energy with Lumina Solar.
As Lumina Solar’s PA Permitting and Inspection Coordinator, he is responsible to ensure timeliness and accuracy of all residential permitting and staying up to date on all AHJ practices in regards to permits and inspections.
Prior to his current role, Rob spent 17 years in bicycle retail, 14 of which were as manager of a small, independent bicycle dealer north of Allentown, PA. In this role, he was in charge of marketing, general management, sales manger, and service manager. He was also spent 7 years as a Trek Precision Fit specialist.
Rob holds a BA in Communication Studies from WVU as well as a Project Management Certificate from Muhlenberg College.
In his spare time, Rob has many hobbies. Mostly, he is busy with his wife, Lynn, raising their daughter Isabelle. When fathering duties are done, he enjoys cycling, backpacking, jogging, snowboarding, and home repair. In the summer, he directs a charity road bike ride for the local pediatric cancer foundation.
Andrew Cimino is passionate about renewable energy and making a difference for the future. As a solar consultant at Lumina, Andrew dedicates his time and resources to providing the highest level of service to each customer.
Prior to this role Andrew has held a significant position at his family-owned and operated office furniture sales and installation business. He worked his way up to help manage the entire business and worked a variety of roles. He gained experience in everything from daily operations to leading sales and project management. He has also worked in the mortgage industry for multiple years giving him various skill sets.
After graduating from Hereford High School Andrew immediately started working for his family business and attended the Community College of Baltimore County. He graduated with an Associates of Arts degree. Being the youngest of 5 kids, he has always been surrounded by family and friends. He has a deep appreciation for the people around him and living life to the fullest. He loves traveling, golfing, cooking and most importantly making people laugh.
As Lumina’s Sales and Operations Coordinator, she serves as the liaison between teams to help optimize project processes, increase rep efficiency, and improve customer experience. Prior to this role, she has experience working in geothermal energy operations, dendrochronology research, and biotechnology patenting. She is thrilled to ride the solar coaster and begin her postgrad professional career with Lumina.
Jojo graduated from Cornell University in May 2021 with a major in Environmental and Sustainability Sciences and minors in International Development and Business. She is 2021 Fellow with Venture for America, a non-profit that aimed at increasing opportunities in emerging American cities. She is off to a fast start since starting at Lumina Solar, winning our 2021 Rising Star Award!
In her spare time, she enjoys getting competitive in different sports leagues, Lime scooting around Baltimore, hosting dinner parties, and pet sitting for her friends and neighbors.
Ali is an environmentalist passionate about solar, with experience in raising awareness and educating individuals on sustainable renewable energy. As a solar consultant at Lumina, Ali devotes herself to educating and informing with strong communication skills, full transparency and honesty to help provide the best experience for her customers.
Prior to working at Lumina, Ali was an Environmental Educator. She spent most of her days outside and exploring alongside her students. Throughout this experience she gained a deep connection to the environment and a passion to make a positive change on the world. She is motivated to make a difference in not only the environment, but for her customers in their everyday lives.
In 2018, Ali graduated from Washington College with a B.A. in Environmental Studies. Shortly after graduation, Ali moved to Indiana and attended Goshen College where she earned her M.A. in Environmental Education.
She enjoys spending time outside exploring new areas, traveling, and hiking. When Ali is not outside, she enjoys reading, supporting small businesses and spending time with friends.
As Lumina’s Solar Consultant, Kurt is responsible for helping homeowners make educated decisions regarding solar production, storage, and financial options.
He brings over two decades of technology sales, digital marketing, and customer success experience to Lumina Solar. Kurt values the relationships he continues to build and places a great deal of emphasis on honesty and integrity within this ever changing landscape.
Previously, Kurt worked for a regional solar company, helping hundreds of residents go solar in MD, DE, and PA. Prior to joining the solar industry, Kurt spent over 15 years in the travel/hospitality sector focused on technology advancement with major brands such as Marriott, Hyatt, and Hilton.
Kurt holds a BA in Economics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. A lifelong Marylander, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two very active kids. When not attending his kids’ soccer and lacrosse games, he enjoys boating in Annapolis and exercising his Goldendoodle, Lincoln.
Ryan is an experienced solar professional and brings a thorough knowledge of the entire solar process to Lumina. Ryan has been helping people go solar for years and has a deep understanding of any solar-related question you throw his way.
Prior to Lumina, Ryan gained experience in the industry working for a national solar company. Here, Ryan found his passion for helping people and the environment simultaneously. He feels a great sense of accomplishment when each one of his customers turn their solar systems on and loves hearing how well their systems are producing.
Ryan attended Howard Community College and took coursework in graphic design at Miami-Dade College. He enjoys spending time with his friends and family as well as fishing and ice hockey.
Tim Cooke is a solar consultant who brings a positive attitude, proactive communication, and an overall great customer experience to the table.
Prior to Lumina, Tim spent 16 years as the COO of a multi-state window film and graphics business. He worked hard to help grow that company to 45+ employees and enjoyed helping people save money, which led him to want to pursue that further by getting into the solar industry.
Tim holds a Six Sigma Global Institute certification and is a member of Vistage Executive Leadership. Tim is a “Go fast type of guy, and in his free time enjoys being outdoors, and visiting his large family in Texas.
Luisa is a Brazilian passionate about solar, with experience in residential and commercial solar projects. As a solar consultant at Lumina, she dedicates herself to find the best solution for her customers, always with transparency and honesty.
Prior to joining Lumina, Luisa worked in the solar energy industry for 3 years in Brazil, having the opportunity to work directly with commercial customers to deliver the projects successfully.
Luisa holds a civil engineer degree from PUC-RS, considered one of the best private universities in Brazil. She enjoys traveling and exploring new restaurants with her husband, Renan. In her free time, she likes to FaceTime her family in Brazil and to enjoy outdoor activities with friends.
Alexander is a Solar Consultant at Lumina, bringing 6 years of experience in the energy industry to the team. He has extensive knowledge on how solar works and all things related to energy. He started out working in Bulk Power in New York for NYSIO. He began his career in sales for a national solar company and worked there for three years.
Alexander loves making positive change in people’s lives. He genuinely believes in what he does and the vision of Lumina Solar. He takes pride in his installed projects, having installs in Maryland, New York, Massachusetts, and New Jersey.
Alexander has a Masters in Energy Systems Engineering at Lehigh University. When he’s not helping people go solar, Alexander has Ravens days and Jeep project days. He loves customizing his car and wiring and building sound systems.
Alex Ticu is a passionate and enthusiastic solar professional with a strong background in residential and commercial solar sales. Before joining Lumina, Alex has spent three years working in the DC and Maryland solar market developing relationships with individual homeowners, developers, and non-profits interested in sustainability.
Alex is a firm believer in setting and obtaining ambitious goals while pursuing areas he believes strongly in. Sustainability, renewables, and solar are part of a higher calling and broader pursuit that drives him. Alex genuinely loves working with homeowners to help them see for themselves what keeps him going every day. His generous, honest, and transparent approach is what built his exceptional reputation in the solar industry. Alex also won Lumina Solar’s 2021 MD Sales Rep of the Year award!
Alex holds a BS in Social Sciences from Michigan State University, focusing on economics and environmental policy. He enjoys spending his time biking, boxing, and playing with his four-legged best friend, Dolly.
Catie Meck is an enthusiastic and dedicated solar strategist at Lumina Solar. She is drawn to solar due to her positive nature and ideals, which pair well with Lumina’s mission to drive a simple and enjoyable experience for customers.
Prior to joining the Lumina Solar team in 2018, Catie gained a diverse skill set from working as an alternative school teacher and also as an insurance risk advisor. Having a deep understanding of what motivates people, she uses this knowledge to expertly match the solar product that is the best fit for her customers. Her wide range of communication skills allows for Catie to facilitate a tailored and pleasurable experience for each of her customers.
A proud Blue Hen, Catie graduated from the University of Delaware with a BA in Human Development and Family Studies. She enjoys trying new recipes and traveling with her husband, Mike. In her free time, you can find Catie attending Monday night trivia, participating in Baltimore social sports leagues, and spoiling her two kittens, Porsche and Gus.