GR8 Energy - Profile & Reviews

Primary Line of Business

  • Installer

GR8 Energy - Profile & Reviews

Primary Line of Business

  • Installer

Additional Service Offered

Additional Service Offered

  • Financing

Why Work With Us

Why Work With Us

For 10 years, GR8 Energy has specialized in the design, installation, and maintenance of turnkey, co-created solar power systems that meet each specific clients needs. At every juncture of the “Going Green” process, we offer our clients personalized service that focuses on their unique energy profile.

More About Us

More About Us

Southern California based solar PV integrator specializing in community solar projects which support healthy community development and sustainability.

Technology Offered

Technology Offered
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Solar PV

Associated Suppliers

Associated Suppliers

Financing Companies

Admirals bank

San Diego Metropolitan Credit Union

HERO Program

California First

Ygrene Energy Fund

Service Finance

PACEFUNDING

Sunlender

Installers

Bella Energy, Inc.

GR8 Energy

Case Studies

Case Studies

Reviews from Our Community

Reviews from Our Community
29 Reviews
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pwholowka
"Full Service"
Reviewed Oct 06, 2016
"Full Service"

Ross and the team did a great job end to end. We have a very detail oriented HOA here. GR8 did the site analysis, drawings, document submittal, changed it all and did it all again as well as attended the review meeting with me. Installation and SDGE approval was very ...

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wethouse
"Not Just GR8, but also Great!"
Reviewed Sep 28, 2016
"Not Just GR8, but also Great!"

Our choice to go solar was dropped, but it had nothing to with the great experience and service provided by energysage and GR8 Energy. They were my leading choice based upon their responsiveness, pricing, and quoted equipment and service.

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jhayward1151
"working in record time "
Reviewed Sep 09, 2016
"working in record time "

Had 20 lg panels installed. Up and running in record time.

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4michaelweiss
"Sunny Days"
Reviewed Aug 02, 2016
"Sunny Days"

I give Ross and his crew high marks for their knowledge and expertise in PV solar systems. I got a high quality solar system at the very low end of the range of quotes. The system was professionally installed in a short amount of time. My system has been up ...

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brianrevelle
"Goodbye SCE ."
Reviewed Jun 26, 2016
"Goodbye SCE ."

I had Ross install a 12.5 kw system for me and its doing just what he said it would do .overall very happy with its performance and workmanship he provided me and also his employees were great too work with also .I would recommend Ross for any Solar project ...

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don
"Great Job to Gr8Energy"
Reviewed Jun 24, 2016
"Great Job to Gr8Energy"

We were overall very happy with everything from the initial discussions to the install. The crew that installed were very nice and great to work with. So far things are running well, so glad to say goodbye to the electric bill.

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patrick
"Triple A - Great price, great service and great quality"
Reviewed Jun 20, 2016
"Triple A - Great price, great service and great quality"

Gr8 Energy has it all. They offer best-in-class equipment for a competitive price.

The whole process of selection, purchasing and installation was very smooth. My 12 panel system was installed and fully connected in a single day. Everything is working and looking great. Couldn't not have asked for more.

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richards1234
"Best of the bunch"
Reviewed May 28, 2016
"Best of the bunch"

I spent considerable time interviewing four Solar installers; three in North County and one in San Diego. GR8 presented the best proposal and Ross Fockler did exactly what he said he would do. Furthermore, he did it quickly, efficiently and cleanly. He was able to beat a deadline to preserve ...

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wagt
"GR8TEST Experience Ever"
Reviewed May 06, 2016
"GR8TEST Experience Ever"

We found GR8 Energy through energysage. We were looking for about 4.5kW (DC,max) system to offset about 600 kWh/mo average electrical usage. By this time we already were familiar with relevant numbers and some of the best equipment. We had talked with one high quality installer, but ...

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jimcalas
"Great solar experience."
Reviewed Apr 03, 2016
"Great solar experience."

As a retiree on a fixed income, I was in search of a reputable solar installer, providing an outstanding product at a reasonable price. GR8 Energy satisfied all those requirements and more. Ross and his team were efficient and extremely customer focused. The overall experience from quote to the system ...

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elmer.i
"Excellent experience!"
Reviewed Mar 31, 2016
"Excellent experience!"

John Christ at GR8 Energy was very great to deal with. He was responsive, flexible, and was always willing working with me to design the best system for my family's needs.

Install team was excellent and did a clean job. They were flexible when I asked them to put the ...

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mrh01
"Above expectations."
Reviewed Mar 23, 2016
"Above expectations."

GR8 energy made our transition to sun harvesters quick and painlless. The Gr8 energy team was very efficient and professional.
It is great to deal directly with the owner of the company. Ross worked with me on 3 different solar system options.
He was always quick to get back with ...

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c26263
"GR8 Energy is truely GREAT!!"
Reviewed Mar 22, 2016
"GR8 Energy is truely GREAT!!"

My wife and I used EnergySage to obtain multiple quotes for a solar project for our home. After reviewing eight contractor’s bids we selected GR8 Energy. We liked GR8 Energy’s profile and they were also the lowest price. I contacted Ross, the owner of GR8 Energy to start ...

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levinjudy
"GR8 Energy = Great Service!"
Reviewed Dec 22, 2015
"GR8 Energy = Great Service!"

Ross and Grace were wonderful. The solar install was quick and relatively painless and they walked us through the entire process. I would highly recommend his services.

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Samuelsher
"GR8 Energy = Great Job"
Reviewed Dec 15, 2015
"GR8 Energy = Great Job"

Ross and his team did exactly as promised, on-time and on-budget. He was quite helpful in adjusting the design to meet my budget and payback goals. The 4 man crew were polite, accommodating, did an expert install as well as thoroughly cleaned up my property after themselves. The inspector commented ...

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jeide
"Solar, a four part process for success"
Reviewed Dec 13, 2015
"Solar, a four part process for success"

Solar power is not necessarily for everyone, but for a majority of us it makes perfect sense. The four part process of solar should be determining, comparing, installing and on-line. Determining if you need solar is a process that one has to look at in regards to current electric bills ...

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jk1932
"Very Highly Recommended"
Reviewed Oct 28, 2015
"Very Highly Recommended"

Ross essentially rescued us. After another company failed to stick to their bid, I called Ross. He met with us, assured us that we could count on GR8 to get the job done right, on time and on budget and they did exactly that. We couldn't be happier. If you're ...

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jwbrownx
"Make sure you get a bid from GR8 Energy"
Reviewed Oct 23, 2015
"Make sure you get a bid from GR8 Energy"

Ross at GR8 Energy was fantastic to work with and we are very satisfied with our PV system. We got two other bids from other companies through Energy Sage plus one from a company a friend had used. However, our initial meeting with Ross was what sold us. He is ...

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Baadilla2
"My solar installation experience"
Reviewed Oct 07, 2015
"My solar installation experience"

After meeting and reviewing many different proposals for installing our solar panels, we went with GR8. They had the best deal, worked with us to meet our personal needs, had the best financing, and answered all of our questions immediately! I worked in the legal field for 20 years and ...

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navsurg99
"Fast, efficient and looks great"
Reviewed Aug 04, 2015
"Fast, efficient and looks great"

Our experience with GR8 Energy was wonderful from start to finish. We were very new to solar and Ross explained everything in easy to understand layman's terms. He offered a very reasonable price and the process was very quick. He is owner and oversees all the projects. He didn't need ...

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scott.leland
"Great service from start to finish"
Reviewed Aug 04, 2015
"Great service from start to finish"

I had a good experience with GR8 Energy. Ross was always helpful with answers but not pushy. Once we decided to have him do the work, he handled all the details (including financing, permits, etc) and got it done quickly. He provided professional looking drawings before starting the project. The ...

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erikblum68
"Excellent experience / result"
Reviewed Jun 17, 2015
"Excellent experience / result"

The team at GR8 Energy did an excellent job throughout the process of my rooftop PV installation. During the sales process, Ross was very helpful in providing information and explaining the details of the process and the various equipment options. I liked GR8 Energy because they were willing to be ...

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sj4777
"Outstanding team and price!"
Reviewed Jun 15, 2015
"Outstanding team and price!"

I’ve hired many companies, and Ross and his team are among the best. I shopped 8 different solar venders, and they knew more, had much better equipment and the lowest price (I saw bids $6,000 higher!).
They did a great job on our house and the system is ...

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cindoe
"Runnin' on Sunshine"
Reviewed Jun 15, 2015
"Runnin' on Sunshine"

I stumbled on EnergySage, for which I thank thank my lucky stars, because it led me to Gr8 Energy.

This was one of the easiest project/major purchases I'd ever experienced. Working with Gr8 Energy is like buying car through Fleet as opposed to haggling and dealing with the sales ...

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5 out of 5 people found this review helpful
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welter.john
"Great service and customer oriented!"
Reviewed May 20, 2015
"Great service and customer oriented!"

Ross and his team at GR8 Energy were a pleasure to work with. My wife and I met with several other contractors over the course of our search for the right solar company, and in the end it was a no brainer to work with GR8 Energy. Where most of ...

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federico_sanchez
"Extremely happy with my system"
Reviewed May 14, 2015
"Extremely happy with my system"

GR8 came to me via EnergySage as well as a recommendation from a colleague at work. GR8 did not disappoint; I am very happy with my decision to work with them. They not only had the best value but also the right (proper) system size for my needs as well ...

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fernandez_hector
"Great Solar Company "
Reviewed May 13, 2015
"Great Solar Company "

At one point, I was looking into Solar energy for my new home. I shopped around and found Solar Companies, being too pushy and very expensive. I decided not pursue Solar energy for my new home. Some time later, I received an electricity bill from So Cal Edison, that was ...

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bsarva
"Excellent customer service"
Reviewed May 11, 2015
"Excellent customer service"

Ross is very knowledgeable and easy to work with. I had an option to choose a system based on my budget and specification. Also he took care of the city approval and installation pretty quickly for me. It is easier to work with him and get the things done relatively ...

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2 out of 3 people found this review helpful
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keller6883
"Overall, satisfaction is very high!"
Reviewed Apr 20, 2015
"Overall, satisfaction is very high!"

Initally, there were some bugs with my system that had to be worked out, but that's the case with just about any new technology these days. Fast forward over a year later, and our system has been performing great. Last year our electric bill was $140 for the entire year ...

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5 out of 5 people found this review helpful
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