Solar Liberty

Solar Liberty is an American company that installs, sells and leases solar panel energy systems, known as photovoltaic ( PV ) systems, for homes, businesses, schools, universities, and other facilities. [2]


The company was founded in 2003 in Buffalo , New York by Adam Rizzo brothers and Nathan Rizzo . [3] In 2012 it was ranked number 92 by Inc. Magazine in its annual list of growing companies in the US [4] In 2012, it was ranked the fastest growing business in Western New York by the Business First publication. [5]

The company is headquartered in Williamsville, NY , a suburb of Buffalo, NY .


Facilities are predominantly located in Western , Central New York State, New York City area and Northern Pennsylvania . Its most notable installation is the Solar Strand [6] at the University at Buffalo in Amherst, NY. It is a 750- kilowatt , 3,200 panel array array on the university’s north campus. [6] [7]

Solar Liberty Foundation

The Solar Liberty Foundation provides funding for renewable energy projects in developing nations . [8]

See also

  • Solar power
  • Efficient energy use


  1. Jump up^ “About Us” . . Retrieved August 1, 2012 .
  2. Jump up^ Bertola, David. “On the sunny side” . Buffalo Business First . Retrieved 31 July 2012 .
  3. Jump up^ Solar electric systems for homes, schools, government bldgs, business: Solar Liberty
  4. Jump up^ “Inc. Magazine Top 500” . Inc Magazine . Retrieved 2 August 2012 .
  5. Jump up^ “These are WNY’s fastest-growing private companies . “
  6. ^ Jump up to:b Solar Strand – UB Green: An initiative of the Office of Sustainability
  7. Jump up^ Hill, David J. “The Solar Strand” . Retrieved 2 August 2012 .
  8. Jump up^ Solar Liberty Foundation: Home

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