paul hofman


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Paul started in the solar industry in 2009 and as a Director of a successful family owned and operated solar energy company in regional NSW which has grown rapidly to service the largest geographical area of the state, North West NSW.

In Jan 2012 Meridian Solar was incorporated to tackle the growing commercial solar PV market in Sydney. With several key partnerships including Ecosave Pty Ltd we have delivered on around 30 schools for the NSW department of Education totalling over 2.5 MW as well as other large scale systems on Government Infrastructure.

Previously, Paul has over 7 years experience in the Environmental Services sector managing contracts with major commercial buildings in Sydney with WSN Environmental Solutions. The role comprised of securing and managing waste conversion & recycling contracts with key customers such as The GPT Group and Jones Lang LaSalle.

Paul also has a Degree in Commerce (majoring in Marketing).

Clayton Atkins


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Clayton began in the solar industry in 2007 as Director of one of Sydney’s fastest growing solar energy companies “The Green Solar Group” and since that time has managed over 1,500 residential, commercial and local government installations.

Clayton has a Degree in Environmental Planning and Resource Management. He has gained extensive technical knowledge and experience in all aspects of the solar industry from small residential systems to larger local government and commercial solar projects.

He has also completed training in the area of energy efficiency to offer our customers a multi-tiered approach to reducing energy consumption, saving money and minimizing a home or businesses impact on the environment.



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Kale commenced with Meridian Solar in 2013 as and electrician and installer and due to his uncompromising work ethic has risen to the role of Director of Electrical.

Kale hold the following key electrical qualifications:

  • Australian Government, Clean Energy Regulator – authorised inspector
  • NSW Electrical Contractors Licence
  • QLD Electrical Contractors Licence
  • Victorian Electrical Contractors Licence
  • ACT Electrical Contractors Licence
  • Clean Energy Council Accreditation Grid Connect Systems
  • Clean Energy Council Accreditation Stand Alone & Hybrid Battery Systems
  • Level 2 Electrical Licence – Ausgrid Distribution Network
  • Level 2 Electrical Licence – Endeavour Distribution Network
  • Elevated Platforms Licence

Kale has been responsible for the electrical work on over 6MW of commercial solar installations in the past 3 years, all of which are of the highest quality and meet all Australian Standards.