San Diego County Solar is a locally owned business, based in Carlsbad, California. We are a quality-minded residential solar installation company that takes pride in its 100% customer satisfaction record. Our top priorities are Safety, Quality and Customer Service. We are proud of what we do because we truly believe in our product: clean, renewable energy that saves families money.

Meet Our Team:

Mike Davidson – General Manager/Solar Consultant

Mike’s passion for the environment and energy independence led him to the solar energy industry, where he’s been helping home and business owners make their own power since 2006.   As part of his experience consulting, designing and installing solar power systems, Mike’s received extensive training from a number of leading solar equipment manufacturing companies.  He’s also performed installations as a volunteer and team leader with non-profit GRID Alternatives.   Mike’s a licensed (CA # 959155) solar contractor and certified PV installer.  

Ken Roberts – Director of Business Development/Solar Consultant

Ken is one of very few Solar Consultants working in San Diego with a NABCEP Technical Sales Certification for solar.  Ken also has over 18 years of experience in technology sales, and a BS Electrical Engineering degree from San Diego State University, with a focus in power generation and distribution systems.  Ken is a people person, who is patient and takes an educational approach when discussing PV solar systems with potential customers.  His primary goal is to make the transition to renewable energy seamless for homeowners while helping them save money on their electric bills.

Matthew “Matty” Gillan – Operations Manager

An Encinitas native, Matty loves surfing, snowboarding, golf and playing drums.  While attending La Costa Canyon high school, he played both soccer and lacrosse.  Matty was captain of his Sonoma State lacrosse team for 2 years, and was named Academic All American while earning his degree in Environmental Sciences.  His experience installing solar during his senior year led him to San Diego County Solar following graduation.

Justin Volker – Crew Lead / Solar Installer

Before joining San Diego County Solar in 2013, Justin served in the United States Marine Corps as a Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear defense specialist.  Justin’s experience as a certified hazmat technician, as well certification from OSHA, helps us ensure a safe working environment for our entire crew.  Before entering the USMC, Justin worked in construction for 6 years in his hometown of Monroe, MI, where he helped build several homes from basement to roof.

Having led one of our crews on over 100 residential solar installations, Justin has the ability to manage all types of installations. While working as a solar installation professional, Justin continues his education in solar design and mechanical engineering.