Meet the Allterra Solar Team
Get to Know the People Behind your Project
Allterra has created an award-winning product and service offering that makes switching to cost-effective clean energy easy for home and business owners throughout the Central Coast and South Bay Area. The company’s success has been built upon customer service and employee retention. Allterra is composed of over 40 people who are passionate about solar and the community in which they work. Below are the people behind the green who make Allterra go. We hope you enjoy learning a little more about our team.
Fact 1: Best softball player at company by far
Fact 2: # 1 consumer of Kale Salad west of Mississippi
Fact 1: His wife has a parrot named Toohey
Fact 2: Could be a professional vegetarian chef
Fact 1: Next travel destination is Bologna Italy
Fact 2: Thinks Charles Wolffis the funniest person at Allterra
Fact 1: Favorite action series is Transformers
Fact 2: Can build a house & put solar on it by himself
Fact 1: If wasn’t in solar would own BMX bike shop
Fact 2: Has a Turkish Angora cat named Rosie AKA Little Boss
Fidel Lainez Escobar
Fact 1: Watches European Soccer and plays locally
Fact 2: Drinks Black Rifle Coffee
Fact 1: Tells Alexa to play Talking Heads radio on a regular basis
Fact 2: If wasn’t in solar would be selling wind turbines in Oklahoma
Fact 1: Does a solid Fabio impression
Fact 2: Has an incredible Korean Chicken Wing recipe
Fact 1: Next trip is to Tiwanaku, Bolivia
Fact 2: Favorite action series is U.S. political news
Fact 1: Cats, dog (Merle) and chickens all living together at Santaella residence.
Fact 2: Collects belt buckles & boy are they stylish
Fact 1: Enjoys cooking Italian food and makes pizza and fresh pasta regularly.
Fact 2: Has a Dachshund named Snoodie.
Fact 1: Next travel destination is Switzerland
Fact 2: Messed around last week and had triple double
Recent Blog Posts
Learn from the top thought leaders in the industry.
Solar + Batteries are the answer to rising electricity costs
The future is electric, the only question is where and how that power will be generated and at what cost. The issue facing home and business owners is whether to take matters into their own hands or hope for the best with the utility. Over a million Californians have...
If Not Here, Where? The Fight Over Rooftop Solar in California & NEM 3.0
The solar industry and anyone concerned about a renewable and resilient energy future has been on pins and needles for almost a year as the Public Utilities Commission has considered changes to Net Energy Metering rules, commonly known as NEM 3.0, that would decimate...
Brief History of the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)
In honor of President's Day Weekend, we offer a brief history of the federal solar tax credit: The Investment Tax Credit (ITC) was originally established by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 under the Bush Administration but was scheduled to sunset at the end of 2007. The...