Solar Connection is a Rochester-based solar energy company serving southern Minnesota. We design, install and maintain solar electric and solar hot water systems for residential, farm and business customers.
Curt Shellum, the owner and CEO of Solar Connection, has been working in the Minnesota solar industry since early 2009. Curt has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Colorado. Most of his career has been in the field of analytical instrumentation. A strong interest in renewable energy drove him in the direction of solar technology. Since 2007 he has completed certification programs and courses from Solar Energy International, Midwest Renewable Energy Association, Minnesota Renewable Energy Society, St Paul College, and various industry sponsored programs.