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Sol Power - Profile & Reviews

Sol Power is a Rhode Island based employee owned cooperative. We offer solar installation, battery backups, and generator installation. We've installed over 550 solar projects since 2013. We handle every aspect of your installation from start to finish with the care and service of a small business owner, because that's what we are. At Sol Power you're working with the owners from design to installation and service.

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  • "Fun with Sun!"

    Reviewed Jul 14, 2022

    I started the process of investigating solar last fall and developed a spreadsheet of 5-10 solar company quotes. My initial experience was with national lease-only firms, eventually ending with local purchase-only offerings. I started out completely inexperienced and within 1-2 months, felt very comfortable with my choice of venue = SolPower. Like other reviews, the company is employee owned - the folks you meet up front are the ones installing your panels, running the electric, etc. To me, this was the decision driver for going with SolPower. The process was expertly led by their staff including state grant submission/approval, and the town & RI Energy approvals. Many of the quotes I received from other companies never mentioned a state grant which is a critical component as it is applied up front to the total cost of the system. I also enjoyed being cc'ed on emails to the other approving organizations - a great way to track progress. Early June my system was installed in 1 day and up and running with one tiny issue that was resolved lickity split. I highly recommend SolPower to anyone looking for quality, value, and a way to make a positive impact on our environment. Couldn't be more pleased! Alesia

  • "Easy, smooth and professional"

    Reviewed Jun 15, 2022

    Wonderful to work with. I love that the company is employee owned. Great people and great service. Thanks for the panels and battery, Sol Power!

  • "Going carbon free"

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    "Going carbon free"

    Reviewed Jun 03, 2022

    First off, we felt comfortable with SolPower's entire team throughout the process: design/sales, installation, and paperwork. We were fortunate with excellent sun exposure that helped us maximize grants and put us well down the path to a carbon free household. We especially like our battery backup that will power our well, fridge/freezer, and most lights without the purchase and standby expenses of the generator we were considering if we didn't go solar.

    SolPower was responsive to our request to design our system to help us fully switch to solar electric power. It is working out great. We have always heated with wood but our new split-unit heat pump carried us through much of the past winter and spring, keeping our home 40F warmer than outside without even lighting the wood stove. We also added a new, much more efficient hot water heat pump unit to replace our old undersized and worn out electric hot water heater. Finally, there is enough hot water! We even switched our lawn mower (we have a large yard), and our chain saw to battery units powered from our roof solar. They are powerful but pleasantly quieter than the old gas ones. During our first 4 months of use, we have had no utility payments due and have enough energy credits built up now to power an electric vehicle 3000 miles. We are researching the EV purchase but SolPower has already installed the charger.

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100% Employee Owned - Sol Power is an employee owned cooperative. That means everyone working on your installation, from your project manager to our electricians to the crew up on the roof are owners in our business, and invested in the success of your project. Every member of our team takes pride in their work because they’re working for themselves. Imagine a company where everyone that works there is also an owner. If you’re having trouble picturing such a company, call us up to see a cooperative in action.
Local - You want to help the environment by generating solar energy? Go one step further by using a local installer. Locally based companies are more sustainable, provide economic benefits for their communities, and create long lasting green jobs. Choosing Sol Power is a decision to support your community.
Dedicated Project Management – We do all our own work in house and we’ll work closely with you throughout the project, from the site survey to design, installation, and monitoring. You'll have a dedicated contact at Sol Power who manages your project the entire way to ensure a smooth process.
Experience - We've been installing solar since 2013 and have completed more than 550 systems. Battery backups are gaining in popularity and we've installed over 40 battery backup systems. Whether it's solar, backup power, or both, we have a long record of happy customers.

  • Installation
  • Electrical Contracting
  • Solar Repair & Maintenance
  • Solar PV
  • Energy Storage

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Established

2013

Sol Power Headquarters

803 Kings Factory Rd
Charlestown, RI
02813 United States

Workmanship Warranty

25 year manufacturer warranty on panels and all inverters. We back that up with a 10 year full system warranty which covers our workmanship and service labor. For the first 10 years we'll swap any warrantied parts for free that need replacement. Many of our solar panels also include a 25 year manufacturer warranty on labor for part replacement.

Affiliations

NECEC
Amicus

Certifications

NABCEP license # 092411-104

Licenses

RI Solar License: Renewable Energy Professional #REPC-103
RI Master electrical License #A-004053
RI Contractor's License #37175
MA Contractor LIcense #179216

Insurance

Fully insured

States served by Sol Power

  • Massachusetts MA ,
  • Rhode Island RI