Since 2011, Solar Power World has helped American solar contractors—including installers, developers and EPCs in all markets—grow their businesses and do their jobs better. We do this through a variety of content platforms including articles online, in our bimonthly print issue, social media, enewsletters, podcasts, webinars and more.
We are the leading online and print resource for news and information regarding solar installation, development and technology. We have the largest engaged online audience of any solar industry magazine. The SPW staff has won numerous ASBPEs (awards from the Association of Business Publishing Editors) for design, social media and editorial content. Solar Power World publishes the annual Top Solar Contractors list, the most recognized listing of solar installation companies in the United States.
Solar Power World (SPW) is a brand of WTWH Media LLC, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
2012: New magazine (national)
2013: Podcast (national), Solar Speaks: A Discussion with Daniel White of Clinic in a Can
2014: Social media presence (national)
2015: Social media presence (national); Social media presence (regional); Special section (regional), Top Solar Contractors; Video (regional), A Time To Shine: 2014 Top Solar Contractors Discuss The Industry; Feature article design (regional), Engineering Developments
2016: Social media presence (national); Feature article design (regional), 2015 Top Solar Products 175 ways to make the sun more powerful, profitable & predictable; Opening spread design (regional), Array Aflame: Viewing a PV system fire test at UL; Design (regional), Table of Contents
2017: Feature article (regional), Don’t eat your solar O&M costs—leave it to those with four legs; Social media presence (regional); Video (regional), Tiny Solar House keeps trucking across the United States; Design (regional), Table of Contents
2018: Podcast (regional), When the eclipse came to Nashville; Podcast (regional), Ask a Solar Vet; Social media presence (regional)
Contributing to SPW
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Meet our Editors
Kelly Pickerel, Editor in Chief
Kelly has been involved with publishing in the solar industry since 2011. She joined the Solar Power World staff in 2014 and enjoys working on contractor profiles and hearing about new projects. Her areas of focus include solar services, mounting and racking, generation and panels, the Contractors Corner podcast and the development of Solar Power World’s annual Top Solar Contractors list. Kelly graduated from Kent State University with a degree in magazine journalism and lives in Northeast Ohio.
Kelsey Misbrener, Senior Editor
Kelsey joined Solar Power World in 2017. She has a degree in magazine journalism from Kent State University and has been published in Cleveland Magazine, the Akron Beacon Journal and other outlets. She’s passionate about renewable energy and spends much of her free time outdoors, going hiking and birding.
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