ROCKVILLE, MD—June 20, 2014Standard Solar, Inc., a leader in the full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of solar electric systems,today announced that CEO Tony Clifford will keynote the General Session at next week’s PV America 2014 (ClickToTweet). Designed specifically for PV-focused solar energy professionals, PV America, the East Coast’s premier photovoltaic (PV) event, will take place June 23-25 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, Mass.

Mr. Clifford will speak during the “Solar Creates New Opportunities”General Session, alongside Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Harvard Business School Professor John Macomber. The keynote session is being held Monday, June 23 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Since 2007, Mr. Clifford has led Standard Solar’s rapid growth into a nationally known PV developer/ EPC. Mr. Clifford began his career at Solarex Corporation, later acquired by British Petroleum and known as BP Solar. Throughout his career, Mr. Clifford has served as chief executive officer or chief financial officer of three high growth technology companies that were acquired by major corporations. He is an elected board member of the national Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), serves on SEIA’s Executive Committee and also served as the president of the regional chapter of SEIA, MDV-SEIA from 2009 to 2012.        

PV America 2014 will host nearly 3,000 buyers, technology experts and industry leaders and feature an exhibit floor representing more than 100 companies who will be displaying new technology to facilitate PV solar solutions. The event also includes a variety of panel discussions and educational sessions about key industry topics. PV America is presented by SEIA and Solar Electric Power Association. For full conference details and a list of exhibitors, visit www.pvamericaexpo.comAttendee registration is open.

About Standard Solar

Standard Solar, Inc. is a leader in the full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of solar electric systems. Dedicated to making solar solutions more accessible to businesses, institutions and governments, the company is leading the way to energy independence. Committed to offering responsible and energy cost-saving solar solutions that conform to the highest standards, Standard Solar is one of the most trusted and respected solar companies. Since 2004, Standard Solar has been the partner of choice to make solar energy financially accessible, helping customers through financing options, including Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and navigating expanded federal and state and local tax credits. The company’s Standard Energy Solutions (SES) division provides home energy solutions including home solar, energy efficiency and energy management services. Named one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America for four consecutive years by Inc. Magazine, Standard Solar is headquartered in Rockville, MD. For more information, please visit