Director of Applications Engineering
Mr. Jason Askins has been in the solar industry since 1999. When he first came to Borrego Solar in 2005, he started as an installer in the field. He was quickly promoted to Project Manager and eventually worked his way up to Regional Operations Manager for Northern California. Jason went on to join GroSolar in 2009 when Borrego Solar’s former residential sector was relinquished. In 2011, he returned to Borrego Solar as a Senior Project Manager in our Northern California location and is now a Director of Applications Engineering for the company. Prior to joining Borrego Solar, Jason worked with Solar Thermal Parabolics for industrial and commercial applications, including but not limited to Federal Penitentiaries and Community Centers. He also has experience installing and servicing solar hot water, radiant floor and hydronic heating systems. Jason has installed or overseen the installation of more than 700 solar electric systems, accounting for more than 20 MW, throughout his career. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Renewable Energy (Industrial Technology) from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, and a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management from the Keller School of Management. He is a licensed Electrical (C-10) & Solar Contractor (C-46) in CA and is NABCEP certified.