BYOSolar partners with FSU to promote solar energy

by | Sep 1, 2021

BYOS, LLC (BYOSolar) announced on Wednesday that it has teamed with Seminole Sports Properties as an Official Sponsor of Florida State University Athletics.

BYOSolar, which provides consulting, engineering, installation, and financing solutions nationwide to commercial, residential and agriculture customers, will work with the Seminole Boosters and Seminole Sports Properties to educate and promote the environmental and financial benefits of solar energy. Additionally, under BYOSolar’s Spear the Sun Campaign,” the St. Petersburg-based group will the also contribute to FSU Athletics for every Seminole fan that installs solar on their residence or business.

“Having recently expanded into Florida, we searched for the right platform to promote solar, and we found the perfect partnership with the Seminole Boosters and Seminole Sport Properties,” said Cory Hawes, CEO of BYOSolar.

“Seminole Boosters are excited to work with the BYOSolar team in supporting the advancement of technology, innovation and sustainability,” said Mike Alford, CEO of Seminole Boosters, the fundraising arm of Florida State University Athletics.

Florida State University has a long tradition of supporting technology, innovation, and sustainability. Since 2017, the university has made major strides in reducing its environmental footprint, installing 12 solar panels on top of the FSU Sustainability Hub and at the Seminole Organic Garden.  Additionally, FSU is home to an Off-Grid Zero Emission Building, designed and constructed to operate exclusively on solar energy. The building is a graduate-style flat with an office that serves as an energy-efficient model and prototype for developing and implementing cutting-edge, alternative energy technologies.

“We’re thrilled to work with the BYOSolar team on this unique relationship to support Florida State Athletics,” says Caleb Swann, general manager for LEARFIELD’s Seminole Sports Properties, FSU Athletics’ multimedia rightsholder. “While supporting FSU, the BYOSolar sponsorship will showcase the significant advantage clean energy can provide to fans across the Sunshine State and throughout the region.”


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