Prolectric, an off-grid renewable lighting and power specialist based in Clevedon, North Somerset has announced its expansion into the USA, with an office opening in Garland, Texas.

The new office based at Prolectric's parent company, Hill and Smith, is to be opened immediately, the operations focus will be on the distribution of Prolectric's market leading ‘Smart’ tower lights and hybrid generators.

Prolectric serve a range of industries including construction, housebuilding and rail to major infrastructure, with sustainable solar lighting and hybrid power generators.

Managing Director of Prolectric, Rachel Preen, said: “The US market for solar is extremely buoyant.

“With expected growth in new solar capacity, Texas has tremendous potential for us.

“We warmly welcome Ben Odell, our business development lead in the US, to Prolectric.

“His wealth of experience in the construction sector is perfectly placed to support businesses looking to save on their fleet running costs and transition away from diesel to solar power.

“This market opportunity provides a natural progression for us to scale the business, building on our rapid UK growth ambition, Prolectric’s robust solar credentials, award-winning product standards for British engineering and CSR.”

The solar technology provided allows companies to achieve their carbon reduction commitments, with seamless transition from fossil fuel use to renewable energy.