About SUNNY ENERGY

Arizona’s Most Trusted Solar Provider

ABOUT SUNNY ENERGY

Arizona’s Most Trusted Solar Provider

OUR STORY

Industry Leaders Build a Better Solar Company

Industry Leaders Build a Better Solar Company

Four solar industry veterans with various backgrounds from install and operations to sales and finance, joined forces to provide Arizona homeowners a better way to go solar. With more than 15 years of solar experience each, they built a company that provides the best design and performance, superior installation, industry-leading warranties, and an exceptional team located right here in the Valley of the Sun to handle everything from start to finish.
Four solar industry veterans with various backgrounds from install and operations to sales and finance, joined forces to provide Arizona homeowners a better way to go solar. With more than 15 years of solar experience each, they built a company that provides the best design and performance, superior installation, industry-leading warranties, and an exceptional team located right here in the Valley of the Sun to handle everything from start to finish.
2008
Experienced in solar since
2014
Company founded
4,300
Solar installations in Arizona
1000+
5-star reviews

WHY SUNNY ENERGY

Arizona homeowners choose Sunny Energy to take back their power.

If you're ready to make the switch to solar and take back your power, contact Sunny Energy today. We'll work with you to find the perfect solution for your home and help you start saving on your energy bills right away.

Arizona homeowners choose Sunny Energy to take back their power.

If you're ready to make the switch to solar and take back your power, contact Sunny Energy today. We'll work with you to find the perfect solution for your home and help you start saving on your energy bills right away.

Invest in People

Invest in People

Hire local, qualified employees, offering competitive salaries and bonuses, substantial benefits, 401K with profit sharing.

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Invest in People

Invest in People

Hire local, qualified employees, offering competitive salaries and bonuses, substantial benefits, 401K with profit sharing.

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A SOLAR QUOTE IN 3 EASY STEPS

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OUR TEAM

Meet the Sunny Energy Team

Meet the Sunny Energy Team

Our team of industry veterans have helped thousands of homeowners go solar. We handle everything from selecting the best technology, designing your system to meet your goals, applying for permitting and installation - all under one roof!
Our team of industry veterans have helped thousands of homeowners go solar. We handle everything from selecting the best technology, designing your system to meet your goals, applying for permitting and installation - all under one roof!
Joe Cunningham
Director of Operations
Arizona
Joe Cunningham
Director of Operations
Arizona
Meet Joe
Meet Joe

Joseph “Joe” Cunningham is a co-founder and director of operations of Tempe-headquartered Sunny Energy, one of Arizona’s largest providers of residential and commercial solar energy systems.Joe is also a founding member and president of the Distributed Energy Resources Alliance (DERA), a non-profit trade organization dedicated to the development of distributed energy resources, including solar, battery storage, active demand management, distributed grid services and smart grid solutions for a reliable and sustainable energy supply. He has recently earned the solar industry’s leading recognition of installation expertise from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP®), and is now a NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional.An industry leader, Joe is active in photovoltaic (PV) standards development with The SunSpec Alliance as chairman of the Orange Button Construction working group. He has co-authored two white papers, through SunSpec, on PV System Performance Metrics and PV System Commissioning for Performance Guidelines. He is recipient of the SunSpec Open Standards Champion award for years of voluntary standards work.

Along with SunSpec, Joe works closely with standards working group members from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Sandia Labs and others. Through this work he is intimately knowledgeable on the value of PV system standards and certifications.

Prior to co-founding Sunny Energy, Joe was director of operations for five years for Centrosolar, a solar energy equipment supplier. He managed operations for North American markets, overseeing logistics, system design, sourcing and purchasing, private label manufacturing and outsourcing, order fulfillment, a nationwide technical services network and online systems.

Prior to Centrosolar, Joe spent three years in the PV integration business. He managed, at various times, operations, business development, maintenance programs, sales and marketing. Prior to joining the PV industry, Joe worked for more than 20 years in wireless telecommunications and cable TV, and as an entrepreneur. He has held the positions of president, chief operating officer, vice president, and business development with various companies. He helped develop advanced wireless technology and services, as well as industry standards, government regulations, hardware and software to increase wireless spectrum use efficiencies and performance. He was instrumental in forming and managing a nationwide organization of operators and manufacturers to address equipment reliability and warranty issues. He has been recognized by the Wireless Communications Association International as a Wireless Pioneer and for outstanding contributions throughout his career.

Joe has a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Cornell University, where he was a four-year letterman in crew. He lives with his wife, Resa, in Carefree, Ariz. and is an avid road cyclist, riding more than 5,000 miles annually. He is a past Arizona State Road Racing age-group champion.

Joe Cunningham

Director of Operations

Arizona

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Chris Wood

Director of Business Dev.

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Terry Rials

Director of Field Operations

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Jake Stainbrook

Operations Manager

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Maria Mironova

Engineering Support Specialist

Daniel Reardon

Project Designer

Rich Mason

Solar Consultant

Chris Mejia

Solar Consultant

David Vernon

Solar Consultant

Andrea Brancati

Marketing Manager, Demand Generation

Michael Pichilla

Front Desk Administrator

Josh Sullivan

Assistant Field Operations Manager

Joe Cunningham
Director of Operations
Arizona
Joe Cunningham
Director of Operations
Arizona
Meet Joe
Meet Joe

Joseph “Joe” Cunningham is a co-founder and director of operations of Tempe-headquartered Sunny Energy, one of Arizona’s largest providers of residential and commercial solar energy systems.Joe is also a founding member and president of the Distributed Energy Resources Alliance (DERA), a non-profit trade organization dedicated to the development of distributed energy resources, including solar, battery storage, active demand management, distributed grid services and smart grid solutions for a reliable and sustainable energy supply. He has recently earned the solar industry’s leading recognition of installation expertise from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP®), and is now a NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional.An industry leader, Joe is active in photovoltaic (PV) standards development with The SunSpec Alliance as chairman of the Orange Button Construction working group. He has co-authored two white papers, through SunSpec, on PV System Performance Metrics and PV System Commissioning for Performance Guidelines. He is recipient of the SunSpec Open Standards Champion award for years of voluntary standards work.

Along with SunSpec, Joe works closely with standards working group members from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Sandia Labs and others. Through this work he is intimately knowledgeable on the value of PV system standards and certifications.

Prior to co-founding Sunny Energy, Joe was director of operations for five years for Centrosolar, a solar energy equipment supplier. He managed operations for North American markets, overseeing logistics, system design, sourcing and purchasing, private label manufacturing and outsourcing, order fulfillment, a nationwide technical services network and online systems.

Prior to Centrosolar, Joe spent three years in the PV integration business. He managed, at various times, operations, business development, maintenance programs, sales and marketing. Prior to joining the PV industry, Joe worked for more than 20 years in wireless telecommunications and cable TV, and as an entrepreneur. He has held the positions of president, chief operating officer, vice president, and business development with various companies. He helped develop advanced wireless technology and services, as well as industry standards, government regulations, hardware and software to increase wireless spectrum use efficiencies and performance. He was instrumental in forming and managing a nationwide organization of operators and manufacturers to address equipment reliability and warranty issues. He has been recognized by the Wireless Communications Association International as a Wireless Pioneer and for outstanding contributions throughout his career.

Joe has a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Cornell University, where he was a four-year letterman in crew. He lives with his wife, Resa, in Carefree, Ariz. and is an avid road cyclist, riding more than 5,000 miles annually. He is a past Arizona State Road Racing age-group champion.

Maria Mironova

Engineering Support Specialist

Daniel Reardon

Project Designer

Rich Mason

Solar Consultant

OUR PARTNERS

We work with industry-leading technology and financing companies to bring Arizona homeowners the best options to go solar.
We work with industry-leading technology and financing companies to bring Arizona homeowners the best options to go solar.

GO SOLAR YOUR WAY

Choose Your Way

Choose Your Way

We know solar can be overwhelming - we don’t think it has to be! We created multiple ways for you to go solar. Whether you want to learn more, schedule a consultation or get a no-hassle online quote, we have a way for you to get the information you need to make the right choice for you and your family.
We know solar can be overwhelming - we don’t think it has to be! We created multiple ways for you to go solar. Whether you want to learn more, schedule a consultation or get a no-hassle online quote, we have a way for you to get the information you need to make the right choice for you and your family.

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SOLAR ONLINE

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How much is solar? Get a solar quote in minutes. No contact info required!

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SOLAR CONSULTATION

Custom Solar Quote

Our team of solar veterans will design a system to maximize your savings.

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