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Vista Solar Spotlight: Melody Zemliska!

Wondering who was "safety-bombing" the Spotlight photos? Well, wonder no more! Meet Melody Zemliska, our Safety Geek Officer at Vista Solar.

Melody was born and raised in Oakland, California, coming from a long line of service. Her Grandfather was the Chief Homicide Inspector of the Oakland Police Department. Her Great Grandfather was a Peace Officer in Lamar, Missouri (his best friend was Harry Truman, and he owned the home where Truman was born). She's also the niece of Wyatt Earp. If you're ever in doubt about your safety, ask yourself "what would Melody do?"

Join us for this week's spotlight featuring Melody.

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July 29 , 2016

Why you should clean your panels for summer

June 20th was the summer solstice which marks the first day of the summer. Find out how cleaning your panels can maximize energy production along with solar savings with our latest blog post. 

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June 23 , 2016

Vista Solar Spotlight: Meet Francisco Alcantar!

Francisco Alcantar was once a Mechanical Engineer for the USS Harry S. Truman in the US Navy. Now he's a Vista Solar's Operations & Maintenance Specialist. Having been with Vista Solar for the past 7 years, Francisco has one of the best perspectives on Vista Solar. Join our spotlight this week to find out what keeps Francisco around and the various positions he's held at Vista Solar. 

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May 24 , 2016

Vista Solar Spotlight: Meet Spencer Wells!

Graduating from University of California, Santa Cruz, Spencer Wells has been focused on becoming a solar superstar. Spencer's list of solar projects includes Classic Bowling, Off the Wall Soccer, and more recently B&H Engineering. Dive deeper with this week's spotlight where Spencer shares his thoughts on working at Vista Solar. 

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May 19 , 2016


America now has one million Solar Installations!

To celebrate this milestone Vista Solar and the solar industry will be promoting #MillionSolarStrong on social media.

On May 3rd at 10:00AM EDT (7:00AM PDT) the hashtag will trend with a SEIA 
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May 02 , 2016

Vista Solar Spotlight: Meet Sneha Sriwastava!

This week's Spotlight features Sneha Sriwastava! In addition to being Vista Solar's Senior Design Engineer, Sneha was also a professional mentor for the prestigious TechWomen program in 2014. As a mentor, Sneha worked with Asal Ibrahim from Jordan to foster new generations of international greentech leaders. Find out more with the

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April 29 , 2016

Vista Solar Spotlight: Meet John Bruce!

Find out more about Vista Solar's safety mascot - John Bruce. John has a passion for Solar, and has been in the industry for the past 9 years. He is now Vista Solar's Construction Manager, but has worked as the General Foreman and Technical Buyer. Check the blog to find out more.
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April 25 , 2016

Vista Solar Spotlight: Meet Kevin!

Meet Kevin Villata, Vista Solar's Superintendent, changing the world one panel at a time. An experienced mechanical and electrical solar expert. From a Skilled Installer to Superintendent, Kevin has made extraordinary strides in the six months he has been at Vista Solar. Kevin has also now a California Certified Electrician! Check out our blog for this week's spotlight with Kevin Villata. 
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April 08 , 2016

Vista Solar Spotlight: Meet Stephen!

Meet Stephen - The Numbers Guy
From working with Vista's sister's company (Sillicon Valley Microelectronics), to doing Marketing, Sales, Project Financing, and now Accounting, Steven has done it all! Check out our blog interview with Stephen Tsang, the numbers guy. 
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March 24 , 2016

People on the Move in San Jose!

Silicon Valley's Business Journal recognizes Cale Garamendi and Justin Hubbard! Vista Solar is ecstatic to update that Cale and Justin is now part of People on the Move in San Jose. 

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March 18 , 2016

See our Projects


Our work speaks for itself. Take a tour through our featured projects and see first-hand the quality of our solar installations.

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Client Testimonial

“We are very excited to be producing clean energy for LADWP at a fair market price. It’s a win-win program and a model for the nation.”

David Lim, Cathay LA