Solar Buyers Guide
Last updated 1/11/2019
Guide to Buying Solar Panels
Are you ready to make your solar purchase? EnergySage’s Solar Buyers Guide will help you evaluate solar panel quality, choose solar panels for your home, and find the right installer.
Why every solar shopper should get multiple quotes
When you review multiple offers from solar companies, you save money. EnergySage data shows that solar shoppers who compare quotes on the EnergySage Solar Marketplacecan save up to 25 percent on their solar energy system. Learn more about how comparing quotes guarantees the best price.
How to choose a solar installer
It’s important to find a solar company that you trust. EnergySage can help you find an experienced and qualified installer.
How to choose solar equipment
EnergySage helps you select high quality solar panels and inverters for your solar panel system.
Get the best deal on solar installation
Every solar shopper should get multiple quotes before making a decision. People who register their properties on the EnergySage Solar Marketplace receive multiple offers from qualified, pre-screened solar installers in their local area. With EnergySage, high-quality solar installers compete for your business, and you can save 20 percent on average as a result.
FAQ: Do my solar panels produce power when the sun isn’t shining?
Since the amount of power your solar system generates is a direct result of sunlight, it will produce slightly less energy when the weather is cloudy. Your system will not produce any energy at night. You won’t experience any power interruptions. To find the answers to more frequently asked questions, visit our FAQ section.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has developed resources to help solar customers make informed decisions about whether and how to go solar. Take a look at their Solar Customer Resource Portal to find guides on rooftop solar, community solar, and land leases for large solar installations.