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Standard Energy Solutions - Profile & Reviews

SES is an energy solutions company specializing in solar PV, energy efficiency, energy monitoring and emergency backup. From performing an energy audit to managing the retrofit project, our EE team will help you reduce the energy you consume while improving the comfort and indoor air quality of your home.

Our Solar team will custom design a solar PV system for your home and manage the project from start to finish. The finish is just the start with SES. We remain as your partner to ensure your system produces up to expectations.

Our Service team is ready to ensure your system uptime and assist when automatic monitoring diagnostics alert us. Our monitoring solutions will help you to not only measure your solar production but can give you visiblity on what you purchase from the utility as well. The monitoring data at your finger tips is a valuable tool for any homeowner.

Most don't realize a solar PV system is not operational during a power failure. SES has installed and maintained battery backup systems for over 7 years. These systems can provide emergency power, energized by solar, for dedicated loads during a grid outage.

Addiing an optional generator to this configuration creates a micro or nano grid; A small-scale power grid that can operate independently or in conjunction with the area's main electrical grid.

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  • "Poor Customer Service"

    Reviewed Mar 06, 2020

    I had my Solar System installed by Standard Energy Solutions approximately 9 months ago, and as a result of the installation I have a roof leak. I called to see if someone could come and check it out, but they have not sent out anyone yet, it's been a week. I called again and I'm still waiting to hear back from a service tech about my leaking roof. It seems to me once you spend your money on the system, they are done with you and don't care about problems that may arise. So be careful about doing business with this company.

    James K.

  • "Very difficult to work with"

    Reviewed Jan 25, 2020

    Steve and Bobby seemed very pleasant before we started the project, however, after the work was done and items in the contract were not executed upon, they became completely unresponsive to emails and calls. It has been 6 months of following up, to no avail.

    I would be very cautious about working with Standard Energy Solutions.

  • "techs replace microinverter and didn't mention wires chewed thru"

    "techs replace microinverter and didn't mention wires chewed thru"

    Reviewed Dec 02, 2018

    This summer I noticed on the Enphase site that one panel was not reporting. Standard Solar installed both our arrays. Enphase sent us a new inverter. I contacted SES (the successor owner) to have them replace the inverter. It took over a month to schedule a tech. When the tech came out and replaced the inverter, They made no mention of the wires chewed thru. They took a photo and left. I found out a week later when I asked their "customer service" about why the inverter was still not working. The tech had given the photo of the chewed wires to her. No mention to us and we were home when the tech replaced the inverter. No mention to us from SES until I contacted them. "Customer service" sent us a contract to install critter guard. I requested the wiring repair and declined the critter guard. "Customer service" replaied via email."OK, thank you for letting me know" 2 follow up emails to SES and ZERO reply to scheduling the repair. Over a month has pasted without any repair scheduled. My house is under contract for sale and the buyer is expecting the panel to work. SES is aware of this. Standard Solar was terrific about customer contact and service. SES is terrible. I will not recommend them to anyone.

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Our mission is to empower and inspire customers with solutions to achieve energy independence, to enhance their lives, and to create a brighter energy future for their family and future generations.

  • Installation
  • Architecture
  • Energy Auditing
  • Solar Repair & Maintenance
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Solar Air-conditioning
  • Solar PV
  • Energy Storage

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Standard Energy Solutions Headquarters

9520 Gerwig Lane, Suite Q
Columbia, MD
21046 US

Workmanship Warranty

Warranty against defects in workmanship for a period of 10 years. The items covered include workmanship on assembly of racking, electrical wiring, conduit, flashing, and roof sealants.


Building Performance Institute
Efficiency First
Maryland Clean Energy Center
MD Home Performance with Energy Star Program


NABCEP 091209-38


General Contracting 15868707
Master Electrician MD 12938
MHIC Contractor 132331


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States served by Standard Energy Solutions

  • District of Columbia DC ,
  • Maryland MD ,
  • Virginia VA