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Our Story

Founded in 2011 in Florida , Eleysium Innovative Solar Systems quickly became one of the nation’s top developers under the leadership of Connor Johnson. During the last eight years, ESS has developed 2.4GW of clean, sustainable solar farms, harnessing enough energy to power more than a million and a half homes. Ever vigilant, the ESS team of 26 employees continues to develop some of the nation’s most efficient solar farms from an industry-leading 13GW development pipeline.

Our Mission

Lead the world’s transition to solar energy.

We work hard every day knowing that the solar farms we develop make a difference in the world. We believe in solar energy.

Our Vision

Develop a safe, sustainable world using innovative technology to build clean solar farms.

We are developing solar farms to create a better world than the one we live in today.

Our Values


“There is only one thing stronger than all the armies of the world: and that is an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo


In our work and in the energy we harness. Work smarter, not harder.


Mindfulness that solar brightens the lives of others.


It takes a village to raise a child – It takes a team to develop a solar farm.

Charitable Initiatives

We believe in community.

We aim to brighten the lives of those around us in every way we can. Not only do we believe in the betterment of our planet through solar energy, but the betterment of our community through good deeds, volunteerism, and charity. Here are a few of the nonprofits we support:

– Homeward Bound of WNC
– Camp Cedar Cliff
– Eblen Charities
– American Red Cross
– Calvary Episcopal Church Food Pantry, Inc.
– Salvation Army
– The Storehouse
– AHOPE Day Center
– Boy Scouts of America
– Oasis Shrine Circus

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