Local people with local roots. We are committed to the community of Guelph and Southern Ontario because we live here!
President of Guelph Solar
"The sun shines for everyone - it is a very democratic power system. I am committed to a fair and just society and installing solar in my community is an expression of this hope."
Steve enjoys politics, especially working to bring the left and right together, is active in the Citizens Climate Lobby, and was a candidate in the 2011 provincial election. He enjoys morning walks along Guelph waterways with is partner and wife Vera, who is a psychotherapist. For Steve, giving back to the community gives him joy. He is involved with Syrian sponsorship, Bridges Out of Poverty, multi-faith initiatives and FairVote. Steve founded Guelph Solar in 2009 after a fulfilling career in the automotive industry.
Dave Wall, PEng
Custom Project Designer and Engineer
Dave studied engineering at the University of Waterloo and has a keen eye for developing models and analyzing solar production and enjoys communicating these aspects with our customers. In 2016, Dave followed his heart into the solar industry and joined the Guelph Solar Team. He is steeped in solar energy and lives on a solar-powered, organic farm. Dave rode a bicycle across Canada in 2005 and sailed across the Atlantic in 2017. He enjoys team sports and other athletic challenges.
Darya holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph. She joined Guelph Solar in 2017 after working for over 13 years in the investment industry. Darya aspires to share with others the benefits of solar as an individual investment and an investment in our community. Outside of work, Darya enjoys dancing and is an active member of the Latin dance community in the Guelph region.
Paul Chambers is a Master Electrician with a passion for renewable energy. He holds a Bachelors of Education from McGill University and has taught apprentices and journeymen electricians at Algonquin College, IBEW local 582, and Sheridan College. He has also taught off-grid solar. He is a MOL certified health and safety member, Photovoltaic Systems Instructor, and has held a fire alarm electrician license. Paul has built on his passion for solar energy as Pure Energies’ Master Electrician and Project Manager to NRG Home Solar Master Electrician and then as Operations and Maintenance Manager for Canada. He is also President and founder of Chambers Electrical & Solar Energy Incorporated. Competitive sports are also a passion for Paul. Winning the Vanier Cup in 1987 with the McGill Redmen and winning Gold, Silver, and Bronze for Canada at three consecutive World Ultimate Championships are accomplishments in which he takes great pride. Paul is excited to part of Guelph Solar’s team connecting customers to their green energy future.
Hindy holds an Honours BA in Psychology from York University. She joined Guelph Solar in 2018 after a fulfilling career in the advertising department of The Globe and Mail. In addition to enjoying many outdoor activities, Hindy also likes to spend time with her family and volunteering in her community. She loves working with Guelph Solar's customers and helping them move toward a clean energy future.
Mitch has a bachelors in Environmental Studies from York University with a focus on renewable energy. He has worked in the solar industry since 2011 joining Guelph Solar in 2015. Mitch's concern for the environment goes back to his days growing up in Niagara where he enjoyed all the outdoor activities the area had to offer. Nowadays, he is thrilled to be spending his time outdoors with his young and growing family.
Spencer C Noble
Sales and Project Coordinator
Spencer graduated with a diploma in Diesel Mechanics from Fanshawe College in 2014, and soon after, went on to coordinate the fleet of Canada’s largest logistic firm. As one of the younger members of Guelph Solar, Spencer feels particularly fortunate to be in a forward-thinking industry that he believes will have a lasting impact on our environment. In addition, Spencer enjoys the opportunity of creating meaningful customer relationships while working closely on a given project. In his spare time, Spencer enjoys fishing, golfing, and going on long hikes with his dog, and best friend, Levi.
Lead Solar Technician
Chris holds a certificate in Renewable Energy Techniques from Conestoga College in addition to a diploma from Sir Sanford Fleming College. He joined Guelph Solar in 2017 after his initial 3 years in the business as a Lead Installer/Technician in the Oakville area. Dedicated to ensuring the highest job-site safety practices, Chris also enjoys interacting with customers. His dedication to solar includes installing a 7.7kW solar PV system on his own home himself. Prior to entering the world of clean energy, Chris worked for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club.
Ian holds a Bachelor of Science in Outdoor Recreation and is a Wilderness First Responder. He has worked as a Program Manager and Guide for various wilderness therapy programs throughout the US and Canada. Ian joined the Guelph Solar Team in 2013 and since has been on hundreds of roofs installing all types of electric and solar thermal systems. He enjoys working with customers to customize their solar arrays and oversees the safety and quality of the installations. Ian enjoys being a member of the Guelph community and getting outdoors whenever possible.