Baker Electric Solar Brings Solar Energy to San Diego-based TargetCW

Baker Electric Solar recently designed and installed a 65.52 kW solar system for TargetCW. The system's projected savings is more than $24,000 the first year.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 29, 2016 -- Baker Electric Solar, a full-service solar provider, designed and installed a 65.52 kW rooftop solar system for contingent workforce services firm, TargetCW. The rooftop solar installation will produce roughly 45% of the company's annual electricity needs and save the company more than $24,000 on its energy costs in the first year. The TargetCW 25,000 square foot facility is located at 9475 Chesapeake Drive San Diego, California.

Over its first five years, TargetCW has shown consistent growth and generated an impressive $160 MM revenue in 2015 with projected $200 MM in 2016. With that growth came plans to upgrade its HVAC system and install a new roof on its headquarters building. Adding a solar system was a logical next step. In preparation, TargetCW previously researched several solar providers and ultimately chose Baker Electric Solar to manage the job from system design through final installation.

"Baker's follow-up was phenomenal, consistent and professional, said President and CEO Samer Khouli. "Not only did I hire them to install the company's system but they also designed and installed one for my home. The Baker team was stellar. When modifications were necessary, Baker proposed smart alternative solutions. One of the few contractors I've worked with that are rock stars."

According to the EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator, TargetCW's new solar system will save the equivalent of annual greenhouse gas emissions from 174,778 miles driven by an average passenger vehicle. It will offset CO2 emissions from 8,206 gallons of gasoline consumed or 77,819 pounds of coal burned.

"The facility will see a 92% reduction in its annual electricity bills based on past consumption," said Scott Williams, Baker's Director of Commercial Solar. "The new solar system not only minimizes TargetCW's carbon footprint, but also provides more than $500,000 in net savings over the 25-year warrantied life of the solar modules."

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About Baker Electric Solar
San Diego-based Baker Electric Solar designs, installs and maintains solar systems for homes, commercial facilities and utility-scale projects across Southern California. As a member of the Baker family of companies, Baker Electric Solar is a BBB accredited business with an A+ rating. It ranks No. 23 on Solar Power World Magazine's 2016 Top 50 Solar Contractors in California and No. 76 on the Top 500 Solar Contractors in North America. It was recognized by the San Diego Business Journal as San Diego's No. 16 Fastest-Growing Private Company. Baker also earned the Angie's List Super Service Award three consecutive years (2013-2015). For more information, visit

About TargetCW
Founded in 2010 TargetCW is a leading provider of contingent workforce services across the U.S. and overseas. Its comprehensive worldwide payrolling solution allows organizations to mitigate liability of their contingent workforce including: workers compensation, unemployment claims, ACA compliant health care benefits, paperless on-boarding, online time-keeping, and all tax withholdings and reporting. Using innovative technology, its clients regain control and turn their contingent worker programs into efficient turn-key solutions for their entire organization. TargetCW was recognized by the San Diego Business Journal as one of San Diego's Best Places to Work 2013-2015. For more information, visit

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