DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Principal Solar, Inc. (“PSI”; OTC Pink:PSWW) a publicly traded solar power company that is building a utility-scale operation, today announced the appointment of Garrett Boone, co-founder of The Container Store and a leading environmentalist, to its Board of Directors.
“We are pleased to welcome Garrett to our Board of Directors,” says Michael Gorton, chairman and CEO of PSI. “His success as an entrepreneur and leading advocate for the environment are a strong complement to the group, and will be valuable assets as Principal Solar executes its strategy to build utility-scale solar generation capabilities.”
Mr. Boone says, “I am happy to be joining the Board of Principal Solar, a growing Company with a bright future. I look forward to working with the Board and management to enhance value for all of Principal Solar’s stakeholders.”
Mr. Boone co-founded The Container Store in 1978, and remains chairman emeritus of the Company. He is also chairman of the Board of TreeHouse Inc., a retail concept that provides sustainable, energy efficient solutions for the home. He was inducted into the Retailing Hall of Fame in 2006.
Mr. Boone is also the co-founder of Texas Business for Clean Air, the 2010 recipient of the CATEE Outstanding Nonprofit Organization of the Year. He sits on the Boards of the North Texas Commission Clean Air Task Force and the Trinity Trust, and holds degrees from Rice University and the University of Texas at Austin.
About Principal Solar
Principal Solar, Inc. (PSI; OTC Pink: PSWW), is a publicly traded solar power company executing a unique roll-up strategy to create a solar utility. PSI concentrates its resources on the acquisition, finance, development and management of solar power generating facilities. The Principal Solar Institute, an educational organization created by Principal Solar, Inc., is dedicated to spreading solar knowledge to the critical stakeholders in the ongoing energy debate. Visit www.PrincipalSolar.com.