An Idea Grows Into a Business

Colite Technologies started out as an idea within Colite International’s research and development division. The idea was simple: let’s find ways to help companies power their signage with renewable energy. This served as the catalyst which led to the creation of Colite Technologies, a business completely dedicated to helping companies adopt sustainable solutions.

The Evolution of Sustainability

Colite Technologies still has close ties to Colite International, and both companies are able to leverage each other’s strengths. Our portfolio of sustainable energy solutions has grown over time to include LED retrofits, renewable lighting systems, commercial solar installations, and long-term maintenance plans for solar systems.

Looking Forward to a Greener Future

From our base in Columbia, South Carolina, our in-house team of engineers are staying abreast of developments in the field of renewable energy and sustainable technologies and looking for ways to continue innovating.

To us, sustainability isn’t just a marketing trend or buzz word which can boost short term sales, but an essential component of long-term growth. By using more efficient technology and increasing renewable energy production we can save your company time and money, increase its resilience, uphold its reputation, and ensure a brighter future for everyone.

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Kevin O'hara Founder, President & CEO

Kevin O’Hara

Founder, President & CEO

Kevin O’Hara is one of the founding members of Colite Technologies and directs day to day operations as the President and CEO. His background in the power generation industry is anchored in a deep understanding of electrical grid networks and distributed renewable technologies. He has held executive-level positions leading global teams through aggressive business growth, focusing on strategic planning, business analysis, and market research. Kevin’s entrepreneurial spirit challenges our team to stay up to date with industry movement and continuously improve our products, methods, and services.

Arash Anzalchi

Arash Anzalchi, PhD

NABCEP PV Design Specialist & PV Installation Professional

Director of Engineering

Dr. Arash Anzalchi joined Colite Technologies in January 2018 and has been instrumental in the company’s portfolio expansion. He has over 10 years of hands-on experience with solution development, evaluation, design, implementation, and advisory service in the renewable energy and electric power industries. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Florida International University (FIU) specializing in the integration of advanced renewable energy solutions to the grid. Arash leads the engineering team and is our in-house expert for all things electrical – ensuring our systems are safe, reliable, and resilient.

Matt Winter


Technical Sales Professional
Director of Operations

Prior to joining Colite Technologies in 2020, Matt worked in the residential solar sector designing and installing solar PV systems for nearly 10 years.

Since switching to the commercial and industrial sector, he has expertly navigated the team through critical decisions to keep projects on time and on budget. Matt’s wide range of field-based knowledge ensures that our expectations are practical, and we use industry-proven equipment that will last for years.