There’s been a lot of ink in these pages talking about the benefits of solar energy. From reducing Hawaii’s dependence on fossil fuels to eliminating your electric bill, more and more people are becoming familiar with all the advantages of a solar photovoltaic system.

But there’s one way to “go solar” that is still a best-kept secret. For people who love the idea of working outdoors in the fast-growing clean energy industry, becoming a solar technician with the Alternate Energy ohana can be a green dream job come true. The company is expanding to three times its current size with a move to Pearl City Highlands, and it is looking for talent now.


The company’s satisfied customers will be the first to say it: The team at Alternate Energy is among the best in the business. Not only are they highly skilled, but they love what they do. And they’re well-compensated for it. There’s the potential to earn up to $60,000 or more per year. They receive full health benefits, including medical, dental and a drug plan. They participate in profit sharing. The Alternate Energy crews and management are friendly and the environment is positive. On-the-job training ensures that new hires get to learn from seasoned pros, gaining skills that will last them a lifetime.

For someone who’s thinking about a fresh clean start to their career in the new year, a call to Alternate Energy just might be the best gift they can give themselves this Christmas!

Alternate Energy Inc. was founded in 1993 and is one of Hawaii’s first solar energy companies, specializing in the design and installation of photovoltaic systems, solar water heating systems and solar attic fans. It is locally owned and operated, with offices on Oahu and Maui. The company has been a HECO Approved Contractor (Hawaii Energy Efficiency Program) since 1999.


Alternate Energy Inc. is currently located at 96-1276 Waihona St # C124. They can be reached at 842-5853 (Oahu) or 872-9592 (Maui) and found online at

ADDRESS: 96-1276 Waihona St # C124
CONTACT: 842-5853