Our Founder

Brad Burkhartzmeyer

Brad Burkhartzmeyer founded Sun’s Eye Solar Power (aka BB Electric Inc) in 1993 and in 2003 shifted the company’s focus to work exclusively on solar installations.  Brad has been a licensed electrician since 1991. Brad has earned “Certified Photovoltaic Installer” recognition from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners in 2009. 

When not installing solar, Brad works as an instructor for people wanting to learn the solar trade through the nonprofit training organization Solar Energy International. Brad has been certified as a Master Solar Trainer by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council.  This organization awarded Brad with the “2017 Certified Clean Energy Trainer of the Year” status.

“I like to work in my own community helping people move toward a clean, sustainable community where we can all work and live.  I love playing a part in keeping our community one of the great places to be.”


Brad has worked on solar projects in Ghana, Benin, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, Lesotho, Haiti, Chile, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica over the past ten years. Most of these projects consisted of off grid, battery based systems or solar water pumping for health centers and rural communities. Brad is one of the founding members of the solar non-profit Remote Energy.

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