About Us

About Us

Locally owned & operated in St. John, US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Solar Company is dedicated to providing clean, reliable solar energy for residential, commercial and utility-scale installations. With a construction portfolio of more than 800 KW of renewable energy, we pride ourselves on our innovative projects designed to harness solar energy in the Caribbean.


Kevin Schnell:  Owner / President

Before starting Caribbean Solar Company, Kevin spent seven years as a self-employed subcontractor in the roofing industry.  Kevin’s experience with solar systems includes formal training with GAF Solar and DOW Solar. Additionally, he has completed “PV system design and installation for both grid-tied and off-grid projects” courses at Imagine Solar, a Texas-based solar training school.

Maya Matthews-Sterling : Owner / Office Manager

Maya is co-founder of Caribbean Solar Company, where she oversees office administration, development, strategic initiatives and marketing. Maya brings valuable experience from her prior role as Development Manager at The Policy & Research Group. There she was responsible for project development, which includes the development and fostering of relationships with funding agencies, clients, and partners. In this role, she identified prospective clients and opportunities and managed the preparation of all proposals.