Customers of Solar Wolf Energy Inc. are encouraged to contact the AG office

YARMOUTH – The City of Yarmouth has been working with state officials since learning that Solar Wolf Inc.the supplier selected for the Solarize program Yarmouth, laid off its employees and ceased operations.

City Administrator Robert Writenour Jr. said the attorney general’s office has opened an investigation. The city released a statement on May 12 to keep residents informed of the situation.

In 2019, Yarmouth was selected to compete in the state competition Solarize the mass program operated by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. The city received a grant to promote residential solar energy in the city. After a state-led competitive process, a proposal from Solar Wolf-SunPower for the installation of solar panels was selected.

Records indicate that more than 50 customers are awaiting installation of their SunPower panels or SunVault batteries for which they have made substantial down payments, according to the release.

Since 2011, the Solarize Massachusetts program has created more than 25,000 kW of solar power through 3,759 contracts in 85 communities.

“The benefit of working with an established state-run, locally supported program is that state and city officials are there to help local property owners follow up on claims,” ​​Whritenour said. in this case.”

State government officials use multiple channels to provide customers with the systems they are contracted to receive, said Solarize Plus Yarmouth solar trainer Mike Duffy.

Auburn-based Solar Wolf Energy Inc. was founded in 2015 by Ted Strezelecki. The company was named one of the fastest growing companies in the world in 2020 by Inc Magazine. The solar installer was ranked #427 due to its 1,070% growth.

Strezelecki is also listed as chairman, corporate signatory or agent for seven other companies on the Secretary of State’s website. They include roofing, real estate and solar companies. Three of them were involuntarily dissolved by court order or by the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth or SOC according to state records.

Representatives Timothy Whelan R-1st Barnstable and Kip Diggs, D-2nd Barnstable, who both represent Yarmouth constituents, urged customers affected by Solar Wolf Energy’s actions to file a formal complaint with the Attorney General’s office and of their local police department.

Contact the Yarmouth Police Department at 508-775-0445.

Contact Representative Timothy Whelan at 617-722-2488 or [email protected]

Contact the Kip Diggs representative at 617-722-2080 or [email protected]

Go to https://malegislature.gov/search/findmylegislator to identify your state representative.

Writenour promised to provide additional information as the investigation continues.

Denise Coffey

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