Our Company

    Blue Oak Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Coronal Energy, is a nationally recognized solar engineering services leader with more than a decade of experience and over 1.5GW of completed solar projects. We provide unsurpassed engineering expertise to our long-term customers including utilities, muicipalities, corporates and EPC firms, while supporting our in-house Coronal team on utility-scale work.

    What We do

    We are a professional services firm that specializes in complete solar engineering, design, and consulting. From civil site planning and development, to electrical system moedling and optimization, our hands-on team is prepared to deliver for your project.

    Track Record

    Blue Oak brings over a decade of experience and an extensive portfolio of projects that together total more than 1,500 plus MW of operational solar. Our projects span the Americas, and we have worked with utility companies and permitting agencies in 35 states.

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    Building a sustainable energy future is our passion.

    Everything we do is driven by our belief that solar energy should be prioritized over all other energy generation types.


    Founder's Message

    At Blue Oak Energy we've made building a sustainable energy future our priority. We are focused on bringing clean energy to the forefront by implementing quality commercial solar and utility-scale solar projects across the United States. We are professional, motivated, and enthusiastic in our approach.

    Our focus is engineering, construction and system operations for distributed generation solar facilities. This technical depth and clear focus has allowed us to deliver or help deliver some of the most awesome solar projects and solar portfolios in the world.

    Thank you for joining us. Go solar!
    Tobin Booth




    "The professional care and attention to detail is what differentiates Blue Oak. We could not be more pleased."

    - Meghan Lovelace, Facilicorp


    Danny Lee, PhD

    Senior Vice President

    Danny Lee, PhD is the Senior Vice President of Blue Oak Energy. Danny has been with Blue Oak since 2006 when he started as a Project Engineer. Since then, he has worn a myriad of hats, ranging from Engineering Manager to VP of Sales Development. As Senior Vice President, he directs all sales and development activities for Blue Oak Energy and specializes in mechanical design, process control and the all-important art of relationship building. Danny earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from UC Davis and has a fantastic family that spans several states and countries.

    Ryan Zahner

    Ryan Zahner, PE

    VP of Operations

    Ryan Zahner, PE is the VP of Operations for Blue Oak Energy. He started with Blue Oak in 2008 as a Project Engineer. Since then, he progressed from Director of Engineering and Construction to his current position. With more than 20 years of engineering, design, testing and management at alternative energy companies, Ryan is a key component to our success. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University and is a Licensed Professional Engineer. In his spare time, his small solar- powered Northern California walnut orchard keeps his bicycling and peak bagging habits in check.