RENERGY Solar is a family-owned business based in Boerne that serves residential, ranch, and commercial clients in the central and south Texas hill country. Founded in August 2016, RENERGY was launched as a spin-off of Williamson Roofing & Gutters which is also a Boerne-based company.

Owned by Gary and Jackie Gonzales, RENERGY is a family-owned business based in Boerne that serves residential, ranch, and commercial clients in central and south Texas hill country.

Prior to founding RENERGY, Gary was in the biotechnology industry managing international programs for over 28 years and holds the following degrees/certification: 

 

  • Bachelor of Science (BS), Biology, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX
  • Master of Science (MS), BiologySt. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX
  • NABCEP PV Installation Professional (PVIP) Board Certification

Vince has been in the biotechnology industry managing international programs for over 18 years and holds the following degrees/certification:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), Biology, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX
  • Master of Science (MS), Health Research, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX
  • Project Management Professional Certification Project Management Institute
  • NABCEP PV Installation Professional (PVIP) Board Certification

RENERGY’s ownership/management, Gary & Vince, are the only individuals in Boerne and Hill Country who have earned NABCEP PV Installation Professional (PVIP) Board Certification.

The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners® (NABCEP®) is the most respected, well-established, and widely recognized certification organization for professionals in the field of renewable energy.  Designation as a NABCEP PV Installation Professional is widely recognized to be the most important and meaningful certification of its kind in the solar industry.

The PV Installation Professional (PVIP) Board Certification is considered the gold standard for PV professionals in the renewable energy industry. To earn their NABCEP certification, Gary and Vince were required to first document relevant education and experience related to solar system installation. Then they passed a rigorous exam that covers the breadth of the multi-craft knowledge, skills, and abilities required to competently design, install, and maintain solar systems.  The exam assesses knowledge on subjects as diverse as electrical and mechanical system design, job site safety, the National Electrical Code, roofing and construction techniques, and system maintenance and troubleshooting.

Since 2007, NABCEP’s PV Installation Professional Certification has met the vigorous standards for accreditation under the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification of Persons.  The ANAB/ANSI symbol signals to employers and the public that the PVIP Certified Professional has undergone a valid, fair and reliable assessment to verify their skills and competencies to practice https://www.nabcep.org.