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SB Buzz: How to design a perfect solar system — then sell it — with Aurora Solar COO

SB Buzz: How to design a perfect solar system — then sell it — with Aurora Solar COO

April 26, 2018 at 2:25 pm 0 comments

In our March/April issue, we included a roundup of new technology that could improve a solar company’s customer service capabilities, whether it was through quicker project design, better proposals or advanced monitoring capabilities. Aurora Solar was one company in the roundup, which provides one of the best PV design andRead More

SunPower launches new tool to improve buying, selling of solar systems

SunPower launches new tool to improve buying, selling of solar systems

March 1, 2017 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

With so many costs and components already removed from the actual PV system, the next frontier for the industry is improving the buying and selling process for both installers and customers. To that end, SunPower is debuting a new digital software platform, the EDDiE sales tool, to offer a dynamicRead More

Freedom Solar launches new rebate program for rural solar customers

Freedom Solar launches new rebate program for rural solar customers

March 1, 2017 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

Texas-based Freedom Solar announced a substantial new incentive for homeowners serviced in rural electric cooperatives (outside of Austin and San Antonio) to install solar on their homes. “Our commitment as a company is to increase solar adoption across all areas of Texas, especially to the 75 rural electric cooperatives thatRead More

SolarWorld hires industry vet to train solar installers in sales

SolarWorld hires industry vet to train solar installers in sales

February 13, 2017 at 8:22 am Comments are Disabled

SolarWorld has brought aboard a 25-year sales trainer who has specialized in solar to help installers sell the value proposition of buying SolarWorld solar panels. Among solar manufacturers, Greg Welsh will work exclusively on behalf of SolarWorld. Background Welsh is a 34-year veteran of sales, having worked as a salesRead More

Evelar Solar launches cool retail location to sell residential solar

Evelar Solar launches cool retail location to sell residential solar

December 29, 2016 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

Evelar Solar’s new retail location, which they think might be the first of its kind for the residential solar market, is intended to both raise awareness of the cost savings available through solar, and to provide consumers an opportunity to review and select from Evelar Solar’s unique pricing model. PricingRead More

Momentum Solar launches cool ‘white glove’ solar service for homeowners

Momentum Solar launches cool ‘white glove’ solar service for homeowners

December 15, 2016 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

We spend a lot of time sharing news on equipment and systems, but a big part of the solar installation business is in sales, marketing and customer service. New Jersey-based installer Momentum Solar has seen rapid growth in the last two years, helping over 400 New Jersey and New YorkRead More

New solar sales partnership formed in select markets between Sungevity, Just Energy

New solar sales partnership formed in select markets between Sungevity, Just Energy

December 8, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Here’s a partnership that could streamline solar sales and installs in certain areas: Sungevity, Inc., a technology company with a platform for the sale and installation of solar energy systems to residential and commercial customers, is teaming with Just Energy Group Inc. and its energy management solutions to accelerate solar adoptionRead More

Airbnb, SolarCity partner to offer customer rebates on solar installs

Airbnb, SolarCity partner to offer customer rebates on solar installs

October 19, 2016 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

As if conjured directly from a thinkpiece on millennials, Airbnb and SolarCity Corp. are partnering on a rebate program. The idea is to connect Airbnb hosts and guests with an affordable and sustainable way to power their homes with solar energy and further drive the connection between the environment and theRead More

Solar scam taking place in Texas warns Austin Energy

Solar scam taking place in Texas warns Austin Energy

October 14, 2016 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

The City of Austin has issued a cease and desist letter to an out-of-state company for making fraudulent and misleading statements to Austin Energy customers. The City of Austin also plans to notify the Texas Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division for potential action regarding the company’s deceptive trade practices. AustinRead More

The Uber of solar installation? Geostellar launches Solar Family program

The Uber of solar installation? Geostellar launches Solar Family program

September 26, 2016 at 10:21 am 1 comment

Online solar energy platform Geostellar is launching a new program — Solar Family — that recruits and trains independent solar professionals across the country to offer solar energy in their communities, to create an “on-demand” workforce. How does the program work? Solar pros are compensated on the total generating capacityRead More