Our Team

Our Team

Solar Generation designs and installs high quality solar electric systems which power homes, businesses, and nonprofits in Hudson Valley, New York. Our team is known for their professionalism, years of expertise, and responsiveness to client’s needs.

Paul McMenemy

CEO & President

Paul has spent the last 15 years of his professional career focusing on the development and installation/construction of renewable energy projects across North America, including the development of a $30 million bio-energy facility in Ontario, the purchase of integrated organic compost facilities in British Columbia and New Jersey, and a gas-to-liquids carbon capture pilot facility in Alberta. Paul has taken this vast renewable energy experience and turned his focus on the Hudson Valley through Solar Generation and the installation of residential and commercial solar and the development of larger scale solar farms. Paul has lived in the Woodstock area for over 20 years and enjoys watching his three sons play sports or music and hiking the Catskills with his wife Cornelia.

Zachary Schrowang

Chief Operating Officer

Zach started with Solar Generation in 2014 as an installer. Now his focus is on project development, company growth, and battery storage solutions. While much different from his career, Zach obtained a Bachelors of Science in Music Industry from The College of Saint Rose. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, is an avid jazz trumpet player and spends his free time restoring his classic Volkswagens.

Vicki Weaver

Project Administrator

Born and raised in the Hudson Valley, Vicki takes pride in the fact that we help our neighbors produce clean energy. She works closely with our customers to handle the NYSERDA grant from New York State and all utility interconnections. She also aids in development for future projects as well as handles most of our marketing.

Dan Chahanovich

Project Manager

Dan has been with Solar Generation for a few years now, he manages our installation crew. Dan enjoys the outdoors and is glad to play a role in benefiting our environment. Dan is currently in school to obtain a degree in electrical engineering to further his career in renewable energy.

Richard Countryman

Sales Representative

Richard is a Hudson Valley native who is deeply rooted in his community. Coming from a family with many members in the renewable energy industry, he was raised with a mindset of self-reliance and sustainability. Richard joined the Solar Generation team as an installer in 2016 and has played a leading role in building over 100 solar systems across the Hudson Valley and southern Catskills. Now as a salesman, Richard shares his knowledge and passion for solar energy systems with customers while continuing to reshape our energy landscape for the betterment of our planet.

Jenner Michelotti

Sales Representative

Jenner is a native Hudson Valley resident, and has been in the renewable energy industry for the last six years. His goal is to create a positive impact on our environment and local community. He spends his free time hiking the Catskill High Peaks and is an aspiring 3500 Club Member.

Our Installation Crew

We get a ton of compliments on our crew; how clean, quiet, and professional they are as a whole. Our crew includes: Shawn Wilber, Joe Irvin, Cori Wilber, Doug Woodard and Justin Estvanik. These guys know what they are doing and are always efficient, focused, thoughtful and courteous.

Shawn Wilber


Born and raised in the Hudson Valley, Shawn has been with Solar Generation since early 2018. Outside of his role here, he enjoys working on his own house, hiking, kayaking, and walking his dogs.

Cori Wilber


Born and raised in the Hudson Valley, Cori has joined the renewable energy field in 2019. Outside of his role here, he enjoys spending time in the woods and discovering new local restaurants.

Joe Irvin


Joe has been with Solar Generation since 2019, but has been involved with all aspects of green energy for most of his career so solar was a natural progression for him. In his spare time Joe enjoys gardening, biking and kayaking.

Doug Woodard


Doug began at Solar Generation in early 2020. He originally got into solar to expand his electrical knowledge and to be a part of such a rapidly growing industry. In his free time he likes to go fishing, kayaking and camping up in the Adirondack mountains. He also enjoys skiing in the winter months.