David Schieren

CEO
EmPower Solar
David Schieren
David co-founded EmPower Solar in 2003 with the goal of making solar the dominant energy source in New York and beyond. He got his start with energy storage on a number of solar, hydrogen fuel cell projects starting in 2004. David’s manages EmPower's C&I + community solar project development, residential solar and battery sales, project financing, leadership and policy. David is now leading a transformation of EmPower’s battery system offerings from back-up only to providing grid services. This is an all encompassing shift for the company that requires a strategic approach to technology selection and integration, maximizing project returns, and workforce development. EmPower’s mission is to deliver the best solar and battery technology, the most financial savings and an amazing customer experience. To date, EmPower has installed 3,000 solar power and over 200 battery systems in the Long Island, New York City Metro area.