Solar Power World is the premier media outlet for the U.S. solar market and has the largest solar installer, contractor and developer audience in the industry. Since 2011, Solar Power World has helped U.S. solar contractors — including installers, developers and EPCs in all markets — grow their businesses and do their jobs better.
Solar Power World produces daily online news content, weekly e-newsletters, bimonthly print issues, regular webinars, podcasts, videos and social media. Solar Power World publishes the annual Top Solar Contractors list, the most recognized listing of solar companies in the United States.
Solar Power World (SPW) is a brand of WTWH Media LLC, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
2021: Magazine of the Year finalist (national); Video (regional), Power Play: Solar Representation in Video Games
2020: Podcast (national), #TopSolar19 Special Edition: The solar industry’s discrimination problem; Special section (national), 2019 Regional Solar Policy Report; Special supplement (national), 2019 Top Solar Contractors list; Opening spread design (regional), Cyber Attacks
2019: Podcast (national), SPW editors assist on a 2.5-kW installation in California; Feature article (regional), It’s time to plan for solar panel recycling in the United States
2018: Podcast (regional), When the eclipse came to Nashville; Podcast (regional), Ask a Solar Vet; Social media presence (regional)
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
2016: Social media presence (national); Feature article design (regional), 2015 Top Solar Products; Opening spread design (regional), Array Aflame; Design (regional), Table of Contents
2015: Social media presence (national); 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
2014: Social media presence (national)
2013: Podcast (national), Solar Speaks
2012: New magazine (national)
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Meet our Team
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 panel manufacturing, energy storage, the Contractor’s 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 gets excited about all things solar policy and also enjoys covering the inverter and software beats for SPW. She spearheads the magazine’s Solar Basics video series and is always looking for new ways to reach SPW’s audience. She has a degree in magazine journalism from Kent State University and is passionate about renewable energy and the environment.
Billy Ludt, Associate Editor
Billy was hired at Solar Power World in 2018 to cover mounting and business issues for the publication, as well as writing project case studies. He previously worked as a general assignment reporter at newspapers in Northeast Ohio. With more than a year of stories under his belt, Billy is looking forward to finding new ways to tell stories about the technology, projects and installers that make up the solar industry.
Courtney Nagle, Vice President of Business Development, Publisher Renewable Energy Brands
Courtney (Seel) Nagle leads WTWH Media’s Renewable Energy business lines including Windpower Engineering & Development, Solar Power World, the Top Solar Contractors Gala and other initiatives. Courtney has a bachelor’s degree in communications & advertising from Bowling Green State University, and an accounting & finance degree from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. She can be reached at E: firstname.lastname@example.org and T: 440-523-1685
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