ARiES Solar installed a 27.36 KW system at Dry Ridge Farm in Loudon, Tennessee, in August 2015. Owner Paul Green sat down with ARiES Solar to discuss his decision to go solar.

Could you tell us a little bit about yourself? I am married, have three kids, own a farm in Loudon, and manage high net worth family’s finances. That is what I have done for a living for 31 years.   What led you to choose solar? It’s the craziest story. My son Daniel was starting in the financial management business, and he cold called Harvey Abouelata (President of ARiES Solar ) from LinkedIn to discuss investment opportunities.   I spoke with Harvey, and he told me, “I’ll send someone out to look at your farm.”  That’s how it all came to be; it all started with Daniel’s cold call. It was real easy because ARiES did everything: they did all the USDA grant work, they even got me all the information that was online for my CPA, for the tax credits and for the accelerated depreciation on the system. They also put me in touch with Teddy Wampler, Jr. for a reference. He is a big fan of ARiES Solar . What was the process of going solar like? It was easy because ARiES did it all. I signed a few documents and met with Chuck, the gentleman who works on the grants with the USDA.   He gave me a lot of forms, and I remember telling him, “Are you serious?  I can’t do all of that; I’m not going to.” But Chuck told me, “Well you don’t have to, ARiES will do all of it.” Chuck explained every form, which there are about 10-15 of them, then ARiES completed the paperwork, and I just signed where I...