Good Faith Energy founder and President Mohammed Abdalla has been named to GreenBiz Group’s 2018 list of “30 Under 30,” an international group of emerging leaders who are helping shape the next generation of sustainable business.
“Four years ago, Good Faith Energy was a dream and a vision,” Abdalla said in a release. “By the blessings of God and the incredible team that surround GFE, this vision has manifested into a fast-growing business that’s truly focused on the triple bottom line.”
“These young men and women represent the future of sustainabllity inside companies and institutions.”
Richardson-based Good Faith Energy is a solar energy provider that promotes smarter, safer, and a more reliable energy future by offering products in clean, green technologies that enable customers to make a “good faith” decision on the best energy solution for their families. It donates a portion of its profits to support community initiatives.
Abdalla, who started Good Faith Energy in 2014, is among a group of young business leaders recognized from the U.S., and all parts of the globe by GreenBiz, a leading media and events company that operates across business, sustainability, and innovation.
“These young men and women represent the future of sustainabllity inside companies and institutions,” GreenBiz Group Chairman and Executive Editor Joel Makower said in the release. “In that regard, GreenBiz couldn’t be more optimistic about the the future of the sustainability profession, and the benefits that will inure these individuals’ orgainizations and to society overall.”
It’s not Abdalla’s first accolade. In 2017, he was named Solar Advocate of the Year at the Texas Solar Pioneer Awards in Austin.
Abdalla said that since 2014, Good Faith Energy has serviced 565 customers, “with an exponential increase in the number of customers in 2017 and midway through this year.”
GOOD FAITH ENERGY HAS SEEN ITS BUSINESS GROW
As the company has grown, so has its service area.
“We have expanded from just Collin/Dallas/Tarrant/Denton counties to pretty much everywhere in the state.” he told Dallas Innovates via email. “We are getting requests from folks in Wichita Falls, Lubbock, Odessa, Austin, San Antonio, Houston, and beyond.”
To stay competitive and set itself apart, Abdalla told Dallas Innovates that the company has done a variety of things:
- Offer services on complimentary products to solar such as energy storage, electric vehicle charging stations, building integrated voltaics, and smart home automation
- A continuous focus on branding
- A passion for company culture driving by social impact and climate action
- Being the local company that handles all aspects of the project cycle
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