Bhima (Bhimashankar) Nitta, Founder and Owner of Power Guru, is certified as a Partner Installer by Renewable Energy Vermont and New York State Research & Development Authority. At the helm of Power Guru, Bhima has over seven years of experience in the installation of grid-tied and off-grid solar PV systems, with dozens of residential and commercial installations to his credit. Bhima’s background includes seven years as a Project Manager and Energy Consultant with Efficiency Vermont serving industrial customers in the southern sector of the state; in addition, he has seven years of experience designing, patenting and developing markets for clean energy technologies such as microturbines and fuel cells with United Technologies; earlier in his career, he worked for several years with BOC Gases and with GE. Bhima has a doctorate in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Certificate in System Design & Management from MIT Sloan School of Management. He lives in North Bennington, VT.
Glenn Burt, Principal Engineer, is a NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional with over 10 years of experience in the design, installation, commissioning, troubleshooting and inspecting solar PV systems all across the spectrum. Glenn has conducted training sessions to firefighting teams on solar risk assessment, instructed at Hudson Valley Community College as part of the DOE Solar Instructor Training Network, trained personnel for the NABCEP Entry Level Exam, etc. Glenn lives in Bennington, VT.
Morgan Pochobradsky, PV Installer, is a graduate of Hudson Valley Community College with a specialization in Electrical Technology. Morgan is deeply committed to sustainable living and passionate about his work as a solar installer. Morgan lives in Nassau, NY.
Ned Wood, our System Designer is a NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional, and a Physics geek with deep and varied experience in diverse fields such as science and mathematics teaching to design and construction of timber-frame homes. Ned lives in North Bennington, Vermont.
David R. Young, Project Development Manager, has a wealth of experience in architectural design, community systems and regional planning. He has worked on municipal, commercial and residential projects. He is also a passive house consultant, and has training in permaculture and transition planning. He has a B.A. in Environmental Design & Ecological Systems, and an M.S. in Management. David is dedicated to creating a better, more sustainable world. He lives with his family in Bennington, VT.
Our mission is to be the renewable energy solution provider of choice in our service area. We aim to exceed customer expectations by providing expertly designed and installed renewable energy systems, complemented by friendly, local and relationship-driven service.
We are NABCEP Certified, trained by Solar Energy International to install solar photovoltaic systems, and recognized as a Provisional Certified Installer by NYSERDA for the state of New York and as a Full PV Partner by Renewable Energy Vermont for Vermont.