“I am honored to be joining the NRG Home Solar team as we work to spread the exciting and important message about the benefits of solar power,” Walton said. “Residential solar represents an incredible opportunity for consumers, and NRG Home Solar is leading the charge in making inexpensive and renewable energy accessible to all homeowners with its unique customer-focused business model. I am thrilled to be a part of this critically vital program and on this dynamic team.”
The company is equally excited about the deal, said Kelcy Pegler Jr., of NRG Home Solar.
“We are ecstatic to welcome Bill to our team as we work to help more homeowners bring their homes into the future with cleaner, cheaper energy,” Pegler said. “Bill’s remarkable success on and off the court are a result of his passion, dedication and perseverance. We believe these admirable traits make him the ideal voice of a movement to change the way homeowners think about their energy use.”
Walton is a two-time NBA champion, two-time NBA All Star and NBA Hall of Fame inductee. He has been named one of the 50 Greatest NBA players of all time. More recently, Walton has worked as a successful NBA commentator for ABC, NBC and ESPN.