Gerardo Solar, P.E.

Vice President

Gerardo Solar is an Electrical Professional Engineer and Principal at Peninsula Engineering. He has a six year Electrical Engineering degree from the National Polytechnic University in Quito, Ecuador and has over thirty years of experience in commercial and institutional buildings in Central Florida including hotels, commercial office buildings, churches, data centers, educational facilities and industrial projects. His knowledge extends into all aspects of electrical design including sophisticated uninterruptable power supplies, emergency generators, normal power distribution, fire alarm systems and extensive interior and exterior lighting design. In addition to being an Electrical Professional Engineer, Mr. Solar holds top security clearance for GSA work as well as a Master Electricians license.

Mr. Solar’s experience also includes over ten years working in South America in the areas of power generation, sub-stations, transmission and distribution, including the creation of standards for 69KV distribution lines and providing line analysis, flow studies, and relay system coordination for power network protection. His thesis work consisted of the design and construction of a 5 KVA, 100 KV, high voltage lab transformer for testing of insulation of power line components. Mr. Solar serves as the point-of-contact and project manager for some of Peninsula’s longest term client’s such as McCree, Inc., Powell Design Group, Nasrallah Architecture, Sprint Telephone Company and Interkinetics Design, Inc. Mr. Solar also serves many of our design build clients, such as Palmer Electric, Tri-City Electric, Territo Electric, Williams Company and Andrew General Contractors.

Mr. Solar has provided Electrical Engineering for:

  • Orlando Sentinel, Operations Building, Electrical Service Upgrade, Orlando, FL
  • Sprint/United Telephone Company of Florida, Winter Park, FL
  • Sprint/United Telephone of Florida, Kissimmee, FL
  • Time Warner Cable Company, Orlando, FL
  • Orlando Regional Data Center, Orlando, FL
  • Southeast Switch, Orlando, FL
  • Clarke American, Orlando, FL
  • Colonial Bank Orlando Regional Data Center, Orlando, FL
  • Star/Honor, Orlando, FL
  • Federal Bureau of Investigations, Maitland, FL
  • Internal Revenue Service, Maitland, FL
  • Central Florida Blood Bank, Orlando, FL
  • City of Inverness, City Hall
  • Greek Orthodox Church
  • UCF – College of Digital Media – Orlando, FL
  • Eola Park High-Rise, Eola, FL
  • Orange County Comptroller, Orlando, FL
  • Seminole County Computer Room, FL
  • Pabellon De La Victory Church, FL
  • Physician Associates, FL
  • Tabernaculo De La Fe, FL

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