8MSolar - Profile & Reviews

Primary Lines of Business

  • Installer

  • Energy Auditor

  • Electrical Contractor

8MSolar - Profile & Reviews

Primary Lines of Business

  • Installer

  • Energy Auditor

  • Electrical Contractor

Additional Services Offered

Additional Services Offered
  • Installation
  • Energy Auditing
  • Electrical Contracting
  • Solar Repair & Maintenance
  • Community Solar

Why Work With Us

Why Work With Us

8MSolar is a top rated solar panel installation company for residential and commercial projects in the triangle area. Our mission is to provide beautiful, high quality renewable energy systems based on your unique requirements. 8MSolar delivers Solar PV systems that that provide environmental & financial sustainability.

8MSolar strives to have happy, satisfied customers. We are always working for you! We will help, educate and guide you through the step by step process of making your own solar electricity.

More About Us

More About Us

8MSolar was founded by two friends who believe in providing environmentally friendly and financially rewarding solar energy systems. Our co-founders have a combined 15 years of experience providing residential and commercial PV systems as well as electricity generation, load management and energy monitoring systems for the Power Industry.

8MSolar is fully NABCEP accredited. NABCEP offers knowledge assessment, professional certification, and company accreditation programs to renewable energy professionals throughout North America. Raising industry standards and promoting consumer confidence, NABCEP is known as the “gold standard” for PV Installation. NABCEP is the most respected, well-established, and widely recognized certification organization for North American solar professionals.

8MSolar also has registered PEs (Professional Engineers) on staff. To become
PEs, engineers must complete a four-year engineering degree, work under a Professional Engineer for at least four years, pass two intensive competency exams and earn a license from their state’s licensure board. By combining their specialized skills with their high standards for ethics and quality assurance, PEs can design safer and more efficient systems.

Technology Offered

Technology Offered
  • Solar PV
  • Energy Storage

Reviews from Our Community

Reviews from Our Community
25 Reviews
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marcelo.deodato
"The right way to do it"
Reviewed Jan 16, 2019
"The right way to do it"

It took me roughly 2 years to decide to go solar. I met with a company in front of Home Depot at first, had an appointment at my home and all of that.
It can be overwhelming at first if you never read anything about solar energy. Everyone will try ...

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bentwells
"Great company!"
Reviewed Jan 13, 2019
"Great company!"

After an unpleasant experience with another installer that had an aggressive sales pitch and provided us with inconsistent and misleading information, we decided to explore other options. We set up a consultation with 8M Solar, and it was the exact opposite. We met with one of the owners (Usman) who ...

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dsryan2
"Great company, great experience"
Reviewed Jan 13, 2019
"Great company, great experience"

I did a ton of research before deciding on which company to go with. Received a lot of quotes from both national and local companies, negotiated with them, got all of the information on what panels and equipment they install, warranties, etc. I could not find a better deal in ...

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mjarth
"8MSolar is a fantastic team!"
Reviewed Jan 13, 2019
"8MSolar is a fantastic team!"

The 8MSolar team provided outstanding service, excellent price, fast install, and a great deal of passion and professionalism to our home solar project!

I called 8M just before Thanksgiving hoping to have a system installed by the end of the year to take advantage of the home solar tax credit ...

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don
"Couldn't be happier with the Affordability & Responsiveness"
Reviewed Jan 11, 2019
"Couldn't be happier with the Affordability & Responsiveness"

My wife and I spent a solid month researching solar systems, which included vetting five companies. We went with 8m because of its professionalism, knowledge, helpfulness, eagerness, and affordability. After having our system up and running for a couple of weeks, we’re 100 percent happy with our choice.

Usman ...

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stuart.cobb77
"8M Solar Has Exceeded All My Expectations!"
Reviewed Jan 09, 2019
"8M Solar Has Exceeded All My Expectations!"

8M Solar has exceeded all my expectations in the installation of my 11kw solar system. I took my time in selecting a solar install professional and met face to face with 5 solar company representatives before deciding to go with 8M Solar. What impressed me the most was the professionalism ...

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k5hitiz
"Green energy household"
Reviewed Jan 09, 2019
"Green energy household"

Our household is solar powered thanks to 8MSolar. We worked with Usman and from the first enquiry about Solar panels to last inspection Usman and his team showed utmost professionalism. During the process we had 100s of questions and all of those handled in timely fashion, making us comfortable with ...

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john.kleczewski
"I'm thrilled with my new solar system from 8MSolar."
Reviewed Jan 03, 2019
"I'm thrilled with my new solar system from 8MSolar."

I'm thrilled with my new solar system from 8MSolar. They installed a 5.27 kW system in a single day and got it all the electricity hooked up. A few days later it was all inspected and given a green light! A few days after that I was connected to ...

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martin.curtis.j
"Very satisfied!"
Reviewed Jan 02, 2019
"Very satisfied!"

I consulted with a few different solar installers, and 8MSolar definitely made me feel the most confident and offered a competitive price. Usman and his team were great throughout the process. The time from our initial conversation to the install was very quick, and the longest part of the process ...

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norman913
"Top notch!"
Reviewed Dec 31, 2018
"Top notch!"

Excellent service, quality equipment, and lots of individual attention. I would highly recommend 8MSolar. The investment in solar is a no-brainer -- better than stocks, tax free ROI, and guaranteed return. I love my panels!

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gil.golden1
"Uber Professionals"
Reviewed Dec 20, 2018
"Uber Professionals"

I had 8M Solar install a 12 kWh system at my home. They used attractive black-on-black high-efficiency panels, and top rated equipment (rack, power inverters, etc), all with the longest and most comprehensive equipment and service warranties available. It has been a pleasure working with them during the design and ...

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russstaska
"Multiple solar installs on my property"
Reviewed Dec 12, 2018
"Multiple solar installs on my property"

8M Solar installed my 2nd and 3rd solar systems on my home and shop. Usman, the sales representative, was very knowledgeable and obtained answers quickly to the few questions he didn't know on a charging system for my electric car.
The system was competitive with other solar install companies I ...

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slreynol
"Best Value for Solar in NC"
Reviewed Dec 10, 2018
"Best Value for Solar in NC"

I worked primarily with Usman from the get go, he was excellent communicator, extremely knowledgeable about the solar products available. He Also helped me appeal to my HOA when they wanted to decline my request to put the panels up at all. In the end I was able to put ...

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dylan.m.taylor92
"Quick Installation, Excellent Customer Service, and Very Accomodating"
Reviewed Dec 06, 2018
"Quick Installation, Excellent Customer Service, and Very Accomodating"

8MSolar was fantastic to work with. I spoke directly to Usman, who owns the company and he gave me a great price, much less than Blue Raven solar was quoting me, for more solar panels. As a result, I decided to go with them. The process was incredibly quick – from ...

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krishnavandan
"Solar panels installation for my home"
Reviewed Dec 05, 2018
"Solar panels installation for my home"

From giving the quote to installation to making sure the system works properly, Usman and Ali both were in constant contact with me. The whole crew including the panel installers and Electrician all were very professional. Usman was providing help all the way through from beginning to end, to make ...

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aparna.r23
"Great experience"
Reviewed Nov 09, 2018
"Great experience"

It was a great experience overall working with Usman and his team! From day one, Usman was very responsive to my questions and concerns. The schedule was also managed very well : we even had a hurricane in between, but Usman and his team managed delivery of materials well. The installation ...

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donesry
"Excellent decision"
Reviewed Nov 01, 2018
"Excellent decision"

8MSolar installed our system about 6 weeks ago and I am still thrilled with it. They are a fantastic company to work with. Everyone is extremely professional - sales, engineering, installation, electricians. This is a huge investment for me and I wanted to make the best decision possible. I spoke with ...

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megesry
"8M Solar: Best Value"
Reviewed Oct 30, 2018
"8M Solar: Best Value"

We highly recommend 8M Solar. They were professional and helpful...from getting a quote through the finishing the job.

We chose 8M Solar because...
- Ali Buttar (8M Solar Guy) answered all my (engineer) husband's questions.
- Italian made solar panels (we did not want solar panels made in China.)
- best warranty ...

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morrowlish
"Outstanding solar company"
Reviewed Oct 30, 2018
"Outstanding solar company"

We had an excellent experience in every way - design of our system, construction and implementation. They made it easy for us and we are producing clean renewable energy. We looked a long time for the right system to meet our needs and they figured it out! Very professional, top notch ...

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afang22
"Excellent"
Reviewed Sep 24, 2018
"Excellent"

I met with several solar companies around Raleigh and choose 8M Solar. Not only did 8M offer me the most competitive pricing, they were also the most knowledgeable and could answer technical questions. I've met with sales representatives from other companies where you could tell they were following a sales ...

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mbdougan
"Catnip Cottage, Ozark County, Missouri"
Reviewed Sep 07, 2018
"Catnip Cottage, Ozark County, Missouri"

Thanks to prodding from my bother-in-law who put me in touch with Ali Buttar I had solar panels installed on my cottage. The only thing that went wrong was that twice broken panels were received by the installer. But now the system is set up and working and by next ...

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jgardner
"Great Team"
Reviewed Aug 15, 2018
"Great Team"

We worked with the 8M Solar team, who did a great job analyzing and pricing a myriad of alternatives for a solar shade for a roof-top condominium. Very creative yet realistic solutions.

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jason.blane24
"Great experience, very satisfied"
Reviewed Aug 09, 2018
"Great experience, very satisfied"

I got several bids but Usman from 8m Solar was the first to really take the time to understand what I was looking for and work with me on options. Once we agreed on a system they kept me updated every step of the way as far as paperwork and ...

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stefan.mueri
"as its always should be"
Reviewed Jul 12, 2018
"as its always should be"

These guys know what they are doing. on every step you can count on them.
the price is correct. any question you have, they have the correct answer and they are honest.

this was the only company that came onside, where I had 3 companies telling me via phone..: i ...

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dilipkrishna.k
"Great Job !!!"
Reviewed Jul 03, 2018
"Great Job !!!"

Excellent customer service and highly qualified experts. Solar installation was very smooth and they took care of all the paper work. I did not even had to call Duke even once. Always available on phone if there were any questions. Would recommend to everyone who are thinking about going solar.

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