Meet the Planet Solar Team

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DENNIS COX

CEO - Principal

​Dennis has been a leader in the solar industry for about 18 years. Starting his solar career as an installer, his leadership  skills and talent, quickly gained him the title of Director of Operations for Unlimited Energy - one of the first solar companies in central California. After being scouted by SolarCity in its infancy, he became the companies first Regional Director, opening his first office in Fresno, CA.  Advancing to Regional Vice President, he opened and directed regional offices from Bakersfield to the Oregon border. For a time, he even went back and forth between California, and the East Coast opening offices in Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey. In his career at SolarCity, Dennis went from directing a modest office in Fresno, to running 13 offices with approximately 800+ employees working under his leadership.  After taking a short sabbatical, Dennis joined the team at Planet Solar as Chief Operations Officer for 2 1/2 years. As of July 2021, Dennis moved up to CEO & became the majority shareholder in Planet Solar, Inc.

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KIRK WEISS | JILL WEISS

Vice President - Sales | Senior Sales Consultant

Originally from Calgary Alberta, Kirk is a 30+ year resident of the Coachella Valley. After founding a chain of cellular phone stores, solar was the next logical step for Kirk., entering the field in 2008. Few people in this industry are as passionate or knowledgeable about solar as Kirk.  Jill grew up in Vancouver, and brings her extensive marketing and public relations experience to Planet Solar. Her relational approach has given her the nickname “the Queen of Referrals”, and is largely responsible for Planet Solar Palm Desert's impressive growth.
Both are avid golfers, and love living the desert lifestyle. Kirk and Jill are two of the most dynamic and knowledgeable sales professionals anywhere in this industry.

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STEVE PYLE

Senior Sales Consultant

​Steve Pyle brings over 35 years of management and sales experience to Planet Solar. Steve has received numerous awards in both the international timeshare hotel industry, and as a partner in one of California’s largest pool building companies. For the last many years, Steve has applied his talents to the booming solar industry in the beautiful, sunny California desert.
 

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Testimonials

"One of the best companies by far that I've had the pleasure to work with. Marilyn has been very helpful and very friendly. I highly recommend Planet Solar for all your electrical savings!!!

berettagunsrule

Great experience. Clean, prompt, honest. Did exactly what they said.

movingbigtrunks

SKEPTIC. I was very skeptical of solar until I met with Marilyn, she was very professional and honest. The only salesperson that told me I couldn't have 100% coverage because of all the redwoods surrounding my house. I appreciated her honesty and that's why I chose her company. We've had no electric bill since the switch was turned on.

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