Sustainable Upstate Network Welcomes NES as Newest Member

Nickels Energy Solutions is named the newest member of the Sustainable Upstate Network (SUN). Nickels Energy Solutions, a Syracuse-based solar panel installer, has accepted a membership invitation in the Renewable Energy category of the SUN Group. The SUN Group is comprised of Central New York business and organizations that are committed to sustainability and environmental stewardship.

Andy Picco, Founder and President of SUN, believes that adding a Syracuse-based solar company like Nickels Energy Solutions will provide excellent value to both the SUN members and the local community. Andy said, “The team at Nickels Energy Solutions has already shown that they will be an asset to SUN, and their inclusion in the renewable energy category is a great fit for SUN’s mission and goals.” Kevin Nickels, Vice President of Nickels Energy Solutions, is thrilled to be chosen as the renewable energy member of the SUN group. Kevin added, “I’ve wanted Nickels Energy Solutions to become a member of the SUN group since I started the business in 2015 with my brother, Steve Nickels. The members of SUN are highly connected in the business community and set the bar for sustainability in our local community. As a member of SUN, we will be able to meet, network and learn from the current SUN members on a regular basis, which is a huge opportunity for our growing business. We look forward to proving ourselves as a valued member of the SUN Group for many years to come.”

Founded in November 2009, The Sustainable Upstate Network is a Syracuse-based networking group of Central New York businesses and organizations with a commitment to promote Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship. SUN hosts the Annual Sunrise Awards event as an opportunity to recognize local companies and organizations for their sustainability efforts. In 2015, Nickels Energy Solutions was founded by Steve and Kevin Nickels, two brothers from Liverpool. Nickels Energy Solutions is an installer of residential and commercial solar arrays. Nickels Energy Solutions also provides solar energy design and consulting services to local businesses that are interested in developing solar projects across the country.