Founding partner and CEO Kent Harle has over 30 year’s experience in electrical contracting and project management, with an emphasis in residential and commercial PV Solar Energy, Battery Storage and Electric Vehicle connectivity. He is a builder and inventor by nature and likes to get his hands dirty which earned him the title “CEO in a t-shirt”.
He is a successful entrepreneur, launching Redline Performance Products and its line of Low-Emission, High-Performance Snowmobiles. He was also involved in several other start-up businesses including Energy Masters International which later became Chevron Energy Solutions. Solar power is his passion leading him to found Stellar Solar over 23 years ago. His business savvy has enabled Stellar to experience consistent growth and has positioned the company as one of the leading residential and commercial solar integrators in San Diego.
Kent hails from a small town in Iowa that shaped his values and work ethic. He is an avid boater and motorcyclist, riding and also collecting vintage European bikes. He is also the consummate family man who loves to spend time with his wife Jill and four children.