16 Nov '11, 5pm

Can Famed Astronaut Give Solar Company Some 'Buzz'?

Can Famed Astronaut Give Solar Company Some 'Buzz'?

, and so far they’ve made relatively few waves in the solar market. But they have landed some notable titans as they slowly work to build their credentials within the industry. Aldrin heads that list. According to Principal Solar CEO and Chairman Michael Gorton, the retired astronaut brings with him considerable engineering and business know-how. More than anything, though, he comes with a world-class Rolodex and an instant VIP pass. Certainly less well-known, but likely even more influential in energy circles is Hunter Hunt , president and CEO of Hunt Consolidated Energy and a member of the powerful Hunt family, which has decades-long roots deep in the oil fields of Texas. “If you can reach decision makers, you can solve problems,” said Gorton on how figures like Aldrin and Hunt can help his business. “It is those kinds of assets that help you continue accelerated growth....

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