About Sozo Energy Inc

Sozo Energy’s mission is to partner with homeowners and businesses that are transitioning to renewable energy by providing education and quality installation of solar power, energy storage, and EV chargers.

Welcome to Sozo Energy Inc., your premier solar energy partner located in the heart of Knoxville, TN. We specialize in harnessing the power of the sun to light up lives across Tennessee. With a mission deeply rooted in the transition to renewable energy, we offer comprehensive solutions for homeowners and businesses alike.

Our journey began with a vision to create a sustainable future, and we are dedicated to this cause by providing exceptional solar panel installation services throughout Tennessee. We understand that the decision to switch to solar is significant, which is why we are committed to educating our clients every step of the way.

At Sozo Energy Inc., we believe in a tailored approach to solar power systems. Whether it’s residential solar power for a home or commercial solar panels for a business, our expert team delivers quality and reliability. Our solar energy solutions are designed to meet the unique needs of our Tennessee community.

We don’t just stop at solar panels. Our services extend to energy storage solutions, ensuring that you have power whenever you need it, and EV chargers for the growing number of electric vehicles in our state. With solar investment incentives and solar tax credits available in Tennessee, there has never been a better time to go solar.

Our commitment to excellence is evident in every solar panel cost estimate, every custom solar system design, and every installation we perform. Our clients are our partners in renewable energy, and together, we are making Tennessee a leader in eco-friendly energy solutions.

Thank you for considering Sozo Energy Inc. for your solar project installation, battery backup, and EV charger needs. Let us guide you through the process of adopting solar power and join us in the renewable energy revolution in Tennessee.

Team Members

Julian Williams

Co-Founder/ CEO

You’ve just discovered the driving force behind Sozo Energy Inc. – Julian Williams, a CEO with a vision as bright as the sun. Just two years ago, Julian turned his seasoned expertise in technology into a powerful tool for change by establishing Sozo Energy Inc., a leading solar installation company. Julian, with his rich background in technology, saw a future where solar energy isn’t just an option, but a necessity. He took his in-depth knowledge and experience and channeled them into Sozo Energy Inc., making it more than a company – it’s a movement. And you, as a client or partner, are at the forefront of this solar revolution. Before illuminating in the tech world. His journey there honed his skills in innovation and problem solving – skills he now applies to tackle the challenges of sustainable energy. As a tech wizard turned solar pioneer, Julian understands the intricacies of modern technology and how it can be leveraged for environmental sustainability. Julian’s dream? To see homes and businesses powered by the sun. He believes in a world where clean energy is accessible to all, and he’s making it happen through Sozo Energy Inc. Under his guidance, solar energy is not just about reducing carbon footprints; it’s about creating a sustainable legacy for you and future generations. Julian isn’t just the CEO; he’s your guide in the world of solar energy. His mission is to empower you to be part of the solar solution. Whether you’re exploring solar options for the first time or looking to expand your renewable energy footprint, Julian is here to help you navigate the journey. Experience the difference with Julian Williams at the helm of Sozo Energy Inc., where innovation meets sustainability, and where your solar dreams turn into reality.

Rob Purvis

Co-Founder/ COO

Rob Purvis, a seasoned entrepreneur and visionary in the construction industry, co-owns Sozo Energy Inc., a leading solar sales and installation company. He also founded Purvis Builders in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 2014. Rooted in principles of honesty, respect, quality, and integrity, Purvis Builders quickly became synonymous with superior craftsmanship and client satisfaction in residential and commercial construction. With over 25 years of experience in construction, coupled with extensive expertise in marketing, sales, and customer service, Rob seamlessly transitioned these skills to the renewable energy sector with Sozo Energy Inc. This venture underscores his commitment to sustainable development and clean energy solutions, aligning with his passion for environmental stewardship. At Sozo Energy Inc., Rob applies his rich background in building and client relations to promote and deliver top-tier constructed solar energy solutions. His approach is deeply influenced by his construction ethos – prioritizing customer satisfaction with tailored solutions. Under his co-leadership, Sozo Energy Inc. has become a beacon for renewable energy advocacy, providing to participate in the green energy movement. While maintaining his role at Purvis Builders, Rob’s focus at Sozo Energy Inc. is to make sure Sozo is the best constructed and most quality driven solar partner available to the market. He believes in harnessing the natural resources of East Tennessee, where the picturesque mountains, valleys, lakes, and rivers are not just backdrops but also sources of inspiration and energy. Sozo Energy Inc., under Rob’s guidance, has emerged as more than just a solar sales and installation company; it symbolizes innovation and sustainable living. Rob’s duel roles in Purvis Builders and Sozo Energy Inc. reflect his dedication to constructing not just homes and buildings but also building a legacy of environmental consciousness.

Lesley Williams

Co-Founder/ Director of Sales and Marketing

Lesley shines as a beacon of innovation and commitment. With a robust 8-year background in sales, Lesley has seamlessly transitioned her expertise to the solar installation industry, driven by a desire to make a meaningful impact on both the environment and people’s lives. Lesley’s professional journey is a testament to her adaptability and skill. Her extensive experience in sales has been marked by a deep understanding of client needs and a relentless pursuit of excellence. This expertise now fuels her role at Sozo Energy Inc., where she leads our efforts to bring eco-friendly solar solutions to a wider audience. For Lesley, working in the solar energy industry is not just a career; it’s a mission. Her love for the outdoors and commitment to preserving nature align perfectly with our goals at Sozo Energy Inc. She sees every solar panel installed as a step towards a cleaner, greener planet and works tirelessly to make this vision a reality for our clients. What truly sets Lesley apart is her passion for helping people and her profound connection with nature. Whether she’s strategizing new marketing campaigns or consulting with clients on solar solutions, her approach is always people-centric and nature-inspired. She believes that by helping individuals and communities embrace solar energy, we can collectively make a significant impact on our environment. Lesley is more than just a director; she’s a guide and a friend on your solar energy journey. She’s always eager to share her knowledge, hear your stories, and help you find the best solar solutions for your needs. Connect with Lesley at LesleyWilliams@SozoEnergyInc.com and take the first step towards a brighter, more sustainable future. Join Lesley and the Sozo Energy Inc. team in our mission to light up the world with clean, renewable energy. Together, we can make a difference – one solar panel at a time.