About Us

Rayomand (Rayo) Bhumgara, Founder and President

Rayo formed the company in 2009 and started consulting private and public sector clients on energy management solutions and economic development. Since 2010, the company’s primary business has been solar energy development, focused on the origination and development of distributed generation projects in multiple states on the east coast. Through partnerships with investors/developers, landowners/brokers, and consultants/engineers, the company has been involved in the development of 50+ projects that are completed/operational or under development, comprising 190+ MW of generation capacity, across 4 states (MA, ME, VA, NH). The company plans to continue growing it’s development pipeline in existing and new markets on the east coast as well as new markets in the midwest and the southwest US.

Prior to founding Sustainable Strategies 2050, Rayo worked for 3 national consulting/engineering firms over 20 years involved in the energy, real estate, environmental, and infrastructure sectors. Some of Rayo’s key contributions include – starting and managing the environmental consulting practice in New England and growing the business from one public sector client to over 25 public and private sector clients; serving as President of a start-up company formed to provide guaranteed fixed price remediation/liability transfer solutions; originated and managed real estate acquisition/development opportunities focused on the transformation of old industrial/commercial properties (brownfields) across the US; managing contracts over 10 years with USEPA to oversee environmental restoration work at 24 military installations in 8 northeastern states; originating acquisition opportunities with firms in the real estate advisory, green building development, and logistics/supply chain consulting businesses.

Kevin Conroy, Project Developer

Kevin joined the Sustainable Strategies 2050 development team in 2022. He is actively involved in growing Sustain 2050’s solar energy project pipeline, with a specific focus on the midwestern States. Kevin has over 6 years of experience consulting for electric utilities and independent power producers throughout the US. Kevin has consulted on the development of over 150 MW of solar and wind projects; originated and developed over 60 MW of utility-scale solar projects; and as project manager, has been responsible for overseeing utility design, construction, and interconnection of over 500 MW of solar, storage, and hydro projects.