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Taylor Energy Solar & Batteries

We are a locally owned full-service, licensed solar & battery contractor providing high quality residential and commercial PV solar systems. We offer best-in-class design, installation and customer service.
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About Taylor Energy Solar & Batteries

We are a full-service licensed solar contractor. But our purpose as a
company is much more than simply installing solar.

To transform energy into dramatic impact for our community and those most in need.

Through our products, practices and profits, we aspire to do no harm and benefit all. We believe in using our business as a vehicle for meaningful social change.

We are skilled and experienced technicians delivering best-in-class solar service, efficiency and reliability. We are focused on not only being the best in Sonoma County, but the best for Sonoma County.

We are a full-service, licensed solar & battery contractor providing high quality residential and commercial PV solar systems. We offer best-in-class design, installation and customer service. We offer Sonoma County cause based organizations services to help fundraise, story tell and extend their support networks.

Taylor Energy co-founded WRONE in 2012. Wrone is a philanthropy companion company dedicated to solarizing facilities servicing those most in need. Please go to!partnerships/c5o5 to learn more

Construction/Development: 15 years in commercial construction. .
Solar Construction: 9+ years Solar PV Systems Installed: 600+
Founder/President: Sean Taylor CA
Construction License: C-46 Solar # 975545
Industry Certifications: NABCEP PV Professional, SMA, SLI, Grid Alternatives & PG&E

7171 Evan Avenue, Sebastopol, CA 95472

10 year on design and installation workmanship
10-20 year on inverters/optimizers, 20-25 year on PV panels

NABCEP PV Professional
CA State SASH Program Installer
Year Established
Phone Number
(707) 775-0703
Reasons Why You Should Work With Us
  1. Local

  2. Reliable

  3. Top Reputation

Services Offered

  • Installation
  • Financing
  • Roofing
  • Electrical Contracting
  • Solar Repair & Maintenance

Workmanship Warranty

10 Years


C-46, CSLB Lic. #: 975545


Fully Insured; workers comp, general liability, construction bonded, commercial auto liability, etc.


NABCEP PV Professional installer

Industry Certifications

Manufacturer Certifications

  • Gold Installer
  • Sungage Financial Certified Partner

What Customers Are Saying

37 reviews
Average Rating 37 review(s)
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Great Solar company

Taylor Energy was recommended to us by our builder and they did not disappoint. They communicate with you the whole time. I had many questions along the way and they were always responsive. Installation was quick and painless. I would highly recommend this local company over any corporate solar company.

Posted by camronmendes on Sep 11, 2023
Choose Taylor Energy

If you are thinking of adding solar to your business or residence Taylor Energy should be your choice. My wife and made the mistake of hiring a different company in the fall of 2021 and long story short, after they completed the install we waited 13 months with many excuses or simply no communication to find out they had installed a battery system that would likely never be approved in CA. We ended our relationship with them and hired an attorney to help up get the equipment removed and our money refunded. We missed a year and a half of solar savings and were prepared to forget about having solar on our home. In February 2023 we decided to try again. We got bids from two local companies, both with good reputations and the best in equipment. Pricing was very similar but the reason we chose Taylor really came down to first impressions. From my first contact with Selena, a call from Tory and a visit at our home with Tory and Sean (the owner) as well as later contacts with Brandon and Tristan (their electrical contractor) they were professional, courteous, very knowledgeable, compassionate about our situation and in Tory‘s words “…we would love to be a part of the redemption story here…”. Sean sealed the deal that first visit by explaining battery storage to me and helping me understand what went wrong with the first company and why it would not happen again. The best part is we started the conversation with Taylor in late February and had PTO with PG&E on June 23 and we’re up and running. This all happened while Taylor Energy was slammed with work due to PG&E’s change from NEM 2 to NEM 3. If you want to add Solar and work with a company that does what they say, communicates each step of the way and are just plain good people to deal with then call Taylor Energy. You will not be disappointed. Bill McKee

Posted by motorman89 on Jul 02, 2023
An Impressive Team, A Solid System!

We really appreciated the opportunity to work with you and your team.  It was very clear from the early days of our solar and battery storage design discussions that Taylor Energy stood out as one of the strongest in technology and practical solutions design. When we moved into proposal and contracting, I knew I was with the right team. You have an impressive combination of technical experience and personal integrity that I admire. With our system being a fire rebuild on top of Covid related supply chain issues, it required creative thinking. I remember your patience and diligence and I was happy that you were able to add the Powerwalls to the PV solution.  We are very happy with the system.  Your team did an excellent job with the layouts and overall workmanship.  The system is solid and it works well.  We’ve had dozens of utility power fails in the past few months and it is really nice to go off grid with confidence!

Posted by dbbe.bass on Dec 20, 2022
Excellent Local Solar Company

Taylor Energy was seriously a dream to work with. I work in an industry that deals a lot with contractors and Taylor went above and beyond any company I've dealt with before. They were extremely timely in regards to follow up questions and really the whole entire process. Hearing horror stories from other solar companies and their timelines I went into the experience with pretty low expectations. I can honestly say they blew me out of the water. The install crew were a bunch of rockstars installing during a really bad heat wave. I really could go on forever about how amazing this local company is but their work speaks for itself. If you are looking for a local Sonoma County company Taylor Energy is the company for you.

Posted by motes_acacia.0f on Oct 04, 2022
I highly recommend Taylor Energy!

When we decided to go solar, I responded to several ads from the big solar companies and spoke with various salespeople at length about the services they offered. Then, in the interest of staying local, I decided to check out Taylor Energy. To be honest, I didn’t think a smaller local company could compete with the larger companies either in terms of price or speed of installation. Thankfully, I was wrong! After all the research I did, I feel confident that Taylor Energy provided better pricing and a much faster turnaround time than any of the larger companies. In terms of service, all the people at Taylor Energy were helpful, kind, down-to-earth, and definitely knew their business. They worked with us closely to determine the optimal solar panel arrangement and inverter location. They smoothly navigated the permit, inspections, and PG&E details. The installation was efficient, it looks great, and I feel confident about their workmanship and warranties. Best of all, we were able to support a local business and get to know some new people in our community. I highly recommend Taylor Energy!

Posted by kealeylin on Jun 01, 2021
Shout Out

Hi Sean This is a shout-out to you and Taylor Energy. Debbie and I are very appreciative of how the installation of solar to our home was conducted, including: 1. The thorough analysis of cost and benefit; 2. The detailed documentation of the project; 3. Prompt communication as to all scheduling matters; and 4. The professionalism and courtesy of the employees who performed installation. We thank you! John & Debbie Munkacsy

Posted by jmunkcoop on Mar 02, 2021



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