Pro-Tech Energy Solutions Appoints Project Management Veteran, Mike Palladino, as Director of Solar Project Construction

Dec 02, 2010, 09:00 ET from Pro-Tech Energy Solutions, LLC

BRANCHBURG, N.J., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro-Tech Energy Solutions, LLC, today announced that Michael Palladino of Hamilton Square, N.J. has been appointed Director of Construction responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of all solar projects for the turnkey energy solutions company.

Palladino brings to his new role more than 30 years experience in project management, product development, manufacturing, value engineering, as well as and product and process improvement, including eight years dedicated to the solar industry.

"Mike has been responsible for systems ranging in size from 10 KW to 25 MW for clients as diverse as Hall's Warehouse, Ortho-McNeil, DuPont, Cox-Manheim, Southern California Edison, Pennsylvania Power and Light, and the Philadelphia Eagles," said John Drexinger, principal at Pro-Tech Energy Solutions.  "We are excited to have a construction professional with his level of experience join our team."  

Palladino has previously held positions at First Solar and WorldWater and Solar Corporation, where he was responsible for the design, engineering, and construction of large-scale photovoltaic electric generation and off-grid-capable systems ranging in size from 24 KW to 1.2 MW. His work has included the development and construction of revolutionary photovoltaic (PV) systems capable of providing full off-grid operational capability to agricultural irrigation systems as well as a municipal water treatment plant in the State of California.  A holder of four U.S. patents, Palladino earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The College of New Jersey.  In addition to having a strong hands-on background in electrical and solar PV systems, Palladino also has extensive experience in mechanical and manufacturing engineering, refrigeration, HVAC, testing, controls and agency certification.

"At Pro-Tech, I look forward to the opportunity to oversee solar development for the company as it continues to expand in the Mid-Atlantic region in response to customer demand for more sustainable and cost-efficient energy solutions," said Palladino.

Pro-Tech customizes the appropriate financing package to optimally balance each customer's resources, expectations and return on investment while maintaining direct control over the entire design and construction process.

Individual client savings vary depending on a number of factors including local energy rates, type of facility, hours of operation and level of business activity. The company's self-funded model allows clients to minimize financial risks by paying a portion of the savings results over the term of the contract.

About Pro-Tech Energy Solutions, LLC:

Branchburg, NJ based Pro-Tech Energy Solutions, LLC is a self-funded, turnkey energy services company offering a wide range of energy solutions and services for commercial and residential properties as well as government installations in the Mid Atlantic region. From simple lighting upgrades to utility scale solar installations, Pro-Tech's team of seasoned experts design and implement customized solutions so that clients can achieve cost effective, long-term savings. Pro-Tech's members have been responsible for developing and project managing the installation of over fifteen (15) MW of large and small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in New Jersey since 2003.  Pro-Tech is a member of the American Solar Energy Society, Northeast Sustainable Energy Association and the International Solar Energy Society.  For more information, please visit

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