Calgary, Alberta, Release: October 1, 2021. For Immediate Release.
Virtuoso Energy (VE), a renewable company focused on solar energy solutions, is proud to announce that Kai Fahrion, the co-CEO at Virtuoso Energy, has won the Clean50 Emerging Leader Award for 2022. Over the past 24 months alone, VE has completed over 300+ solar residential and commercial projects, and installed over 100+ EV charging stations across Western Canada. To date, VE has completed over 700+ renewable projects, which have a combined contribution in offsetting over 3.9+ million kg of carbon.
“I am very excited and humbled to be recognized for this award among many well-respected individuals and organizations. Winning this award will shed light to the solar industry and our company,” Fahrion said. “Although I am receiving this award by myself, the accomplishments achieved would not have been possible without the contributions made by Gursh Bal and the entire Virtuoso Energy team.”
Canada’s Clean50 Awards are delivered and organized by Delta Management Group and the Clean50 organization. It honours 50 individuals and teams annually under 16 different categories with significant contribution in advancing sustainability in Canada’s economy.
“The process to narrow down to just 50 Honourees this year was extremely difficult for reviewers – we had a record number of nominees. The great news is that there are many wonderful and committed leaders in organizations across Canada, working in many different fields, who are concerned about the course of Canada’s future if we don’t all take action quickly,” said Gavin Pitchford, CEO at Delta Management Group. “These individuals are rarely waiting for regulations to drive their organizations forward – but are leading by example and strategically harnessing sustainability as a force for innovation within their organizations.”
As a company working towards reducing humankind’s impact, the VE team is proud to have one of its senior leaders in the company recognized for his exceptional contribution and leadership to a cleaner economy. This is only the first step, and the entire company is looking forward to continue its mission is contributing to a cleaner economy.
“Kai Fahrion was destined to partake in the renewable energy movement. Being from a family that has roots is solar that go back over 30 years, it is a responsibility that he is proud to shoulder for the sake of our planet,” said Gursh Bal, the co-CEO at Virtuoso Energy. “With ambitious goals to build a company that impacts 1 million family’s homes by 2040, this award will provide additional credibility to a journey that has been generations in the making.”
For more information about Kai Fahrion and the Clean50 Emerging Leader award, click here.
About Virtuoso Energy:
Virtuoso Energy began in 2015 by Gursh Bal and Kai Fahrion. After winning SAIT’s Train the Trades competition in 2016, the pair quit their jobs to focus on the business full-time. Today, Virtuoso Energy employs over 40 people in empowering people to do their part in reducing humanity’s environmental impact through its solar solutions for homes and communities.
About Delta Management Group / Canada’s Clean50:
Leading ESG, sustainability and clean tech search firm Delta Management Group founded, and remains the steward of the Canada’s Clean50 awards, created in 2011 to annually identify, recognize and connect 50 sustainability leaders from every sector of Canadian endeavor, in order to facilitate understanding, collaboration and innovation in the fight to keep climate change impacts below 1.5 degrees C. Ancillary awards also recognize 20 Emerging Leaders and the Top Sustainability Projects of the year, as well as bestow Lifetime Achievement designations.
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