LightWave Solar and the Music City Solar Project
Nov 02, 2018
Chris Koczaja, President of LightWave Solar
LightWave Solar and the Music City Solar Project

LightWave Solar is an experienced turn-key solar engineering, procurement and construction firm who helped pioneer the solar industry in Tennessee. Founded in Nashville in 2006, LightWave Solar is focused on solar photovoltaics with over 800 solar projects installed for businesses, municipalities, and homes across the Southeast, primarily in Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas and Mississippi.


Chris Koczaja serves as LightWave Solar's President and CEO, leading the company in its pursuit to deliver high quality and cost effective solar power solutions. Previous to this role, he served as PHG Energy's Chief Operating Officer. Chris also worked for Caterpillar, Inc. in both their Mining and Electric Power Divisions. While at Caterpillar he earned his 6 Sigma Blackbelt certification, and Chris holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.