Solar Bridge LLC. is an integrated renewable energy company based in New York formed by highly experienced energy professionals. Solar Bridge combines technical know-how and financial sophistication to provide sound solutions for companies, municipalities, schools and other entities seeking to use clean renewable energy in the greatest cost effectiveness.
Lawrence Neuman (President, CEO): More than twenty-five years of experience in the energy field ranging from solar, wind and ocean energy development to co-generation and energy efficiency. In addition to activities in the United States, Dr. Neuman has developed projects using wind and solar energy in China, Ecuador and Europe. Prior to entering the private sector, Dr. Neuman was a senior officer in the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, focusing on new and renewable sources of energy. Mr. Neuman holds a Ph.D. from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Institute of Columbia University in marine geophysics, M.A. in planetary physics from Columbia University and an A.B. from Columbia College.
Mark Smith (COO): More than twenty-five years in renewable energy and building performance technologies. This experience includes ten years of design and construction of solar energy projects including over 200 PV/solar electric system installations, comprising over 1,825 kW of grid–tied systems. More than 30 years experience in construction and project management of big box retail projects including prime contractor responsibility for such clients as Home Depot, Kmart, Pathmark, Aldi, Waldbaums, Victory Markets and others throughout the metro and Tristate areas. More than 15 years experience in the design, project management and supervision of solar hot water and wind energy installations. Civil engineering degree program at SUNY Oswego. Certified Energy Star rater and trainer of auditors for NYSEG. Former board member of the New York Solar Energy Industry Association and the New York State Builders Association.