Nick Safay, Nexant, Inc.

Nick Safay, Nexant, Inc.

Nick Safay, Nexant, Inc.

Nick Safay is an employee of Nexant, Inc., working as Santee Cooper’s Solar Program Outreach Coordinator.  Before joining Nexant, Nick was Vice President of Operations and Development for EcoLogical Energy Systems, a solar EPC servicing the Tennessee and Virginia markets. There Nick took the company from installing just a few projects a year to making Solar Power World Magazine’s Top Solar Contractors of the Year every year for the next five years, installing 1.5 megawatts of residential and light commercial solar capacity.  

Nick is currently a certified NABCEP PV Technical Sales Professional and LEED Accredited Professional with specialty in the Homes designation.  He holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Southern Vermont College and a Master’s degree focusing on Sustainable Development from The School for International Training.  Nick enjoys volunteering in the professional world, having served on the board of the Tennessee Chapter of the Solar Energy Industries Association and many different board positions with the U.S. Green Building Council.