Energy Experts Dedicated To Bringing The Best Solutions To The Market

Rise Energy was created with the intent of serving Lubbock and West Texas by providing its residents, businesses, non-profits, and government agencies with state-of-the-art solar services. Founded, owned, and operated by Lubbock natives–a SolarCity-trained solar expert and a CPA–Rise understands the needs of West Texas and has engineered its services according to those factors.

Meet Our Leadership

Meet the friendly people behind the West Texas energy movement!

Josh Allen

President & Former CPA

Josh is a former CPA with a heavy background in accounting, finance, and investments. He has spent the past 20 years running his own investment company while constantly analyzing opportunities.

He is currently involved in real estate investment and development, private financing and lending for clients and investors that don’t fit in the traditional bank box, and has a growing title company started to provide a fresh and incredible title company experience.

With this background and understanding of the real estate and investment market and the best experienced solar experts, he is ready to bring Rise Energy to West Texas by showing the financial and investment benefits.

Chris Harrington

Vice President & Energy Expert

Chris was born and raised in Lubbock, and eventually moved to Austin where he owned and operated Austin Installers: a company that installed CCTV technology for various Walmart locations as well as for the Inspector General of Texas’ Mobile Command Center. He also worked as a B2B sales professional with Office Depot, where he managed and grew a book of business that consisted of 250+ customers with an annual spend of $2.5+ million.

His solar career started from 2015 to 2017 as a Tesla Energy Solar Consultant, where he gained invaluable training and experience in the solar industry, ultimately installing 200+ solar panel systems during this time. Since moving back to Lubbock in 2017, he has honed his solar expertise further, and has installed another 100+ systems in partnership with local, experienced electricians.

Jacob Swenson

Operations Director

Kayln Norton

Office Manager


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