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Whaling City Solar

Whaling City Solar is a locally owned and operated independent residential solar company. Its founder, Adam Gent, and project manager, Dan Moriarty, were both born & raised on Massachusetts' South Coast. Solar built for locals, by locals.

WCS sells solar panels, inverters, and racking directly to the community at our cost from the factory. You read that correctly. There is no markup anywhere. We outline the costs of our time involved to permit, engineer, and install it, including energization and service after completion. By separating parts and labor it allows us to modify quotes or designs quickly and transparently, and ensure the lowest possible for homeowners.
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Four unique characteristics we'd like you to know about Whaling City Solar:

1) We'll give our honest, brand neutral recommendations about equipment choices.
2) We'll actually itemize the project for you
3) We care about your big energy picture as much as the solar array
4) Local always works best for home improvement work

This is not just a satellite office for us, South Coast MA, where our team lives, works and raises our families. We're neighbors as much as we're contractors. So, if you see us in line at Stop & Shop or Mary Lou's, wave hello! Since we know we're going to be an option for your future projects as well, why don't we start this project off as friends?
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Reasons Why You Should Work With Us
  1. Transparent Pricing

  2. Locally Owned & Operated

  3. Direct Contact - No Call Centers or Robots

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Services Offered

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

Adam Gent - Owner & Founder Dan Moriarty - Project Manager

Workmanship Warranty

10 years roof workmanship warranty covers parts and labor on penetrations and field connections done by installation crew.


CSL and HIC (General Contractor)


General Liability, Workmans Compensation, Disability,


NABCEP PV Associates Exam

Industry Certifications

  • North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners
  • Solar Energy Industries Association
  • Solarize Massachusetts
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What Customers Are Saying

6 reviews
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Very knowledgeable and professional

Adam, the owner, was great. Very honest and straight forward, no sales tactics. He went out of his way to make sure we understand everything the good and the bad and "answered" question we didn't even know to ask. The installation crew was extremely professional and the end result was great. My only minor nit pick is that the power company took quite a while (2 months) to install the new (net) meter. Because Adam is so busy it was sometimes hard to get status information from him during this time. I would hire him again without hesitation.

Posted by bill.decoka on Jul 03, 2023
Amazing System and Service!

I am so happy with my solar panels and system installed by Whaling City Solar. Adam is an expert at what he does, encouraged to get other quotes, gave me a master class on solar, and is always, always willing to answer any questions I have. His group of emoyees are awesome, too, and did a top-notch job. I am a very pleased client and recommend Whaling City Solar HIGHLY!

Posted by mwh9989 on Jan 29, 2022
Sunny Day in New Bedford

We are extremely happy with the service from Whaling City Solar. Of the three companies we looked at Whaling City was the most responsive, most knowledgeable, and best priced. They were completely upfront about all of the associated costs, providing a complete picture of the design and service calculations up front, allowing us to get a comprehensive picture of the installation costs, power generation, incentives and financing. Once we decided to move forward with them they took care of every aspect of the project, from permitting through installation and setting up the rebates. They were very patient working around my schedule and they made the necessary change orders without complaint, taking any installation challenges in stride.

Posted by jim.mckeag on Oct 25, 2021
Going Solar in the Historic District

Being in downtown historic New Bedford means we needed to navigate not only the city's standard approval processes, but also the ones in place to maintain the historical authenticity of the National Historic Urban Pack area. Helping us through this entire complicated process is where Whaling City Solar really shined. Yes, their Solar systems are top notched. Their monitoring systems tell us the exact amount of energy produced, and we can see ongoing savings in real time. But the real value was how easy Whaling City Solar made the planning, approval, and installation which all occurred through the tough COVID times. Appropriately, we ‘flipped the switch’ during a joint event with Whaling City Solar and town officials on Earth Day 2021. Everyone in attendance was enormously happy with the outcome. Ben Waite, President & CEO, Fiber Optic Center, Inc.

Posted by purchasing on Sep 28, 2021
Solar made easy

We had Whaling City Solar install solar panels on our 180 year old house in a historic area of Fairhaven. We were concerned with how the system would look as well as function. Whaling City did an outstanding job on all counts. There was no "hard sell" up front, the process was well described, the system looks good and works good. Being a retired engineer I wanted much more than a "good enough" job. I have seen lots of contractors do poor installations. This was not the case with Whaling City. You can expect better pricing, less hassle and a more professional job from these folks.

Posted by collasius on Sep 17, 2021
Best solar company around!

Whaling City Solar Panels are a significant investment for your property! I have my pool, AC, jacuzzi and home lighting electric bills completed eliminated for choosing this company! Not only that, the value to your property increases immediately! It’s a win win situation. Whaling City Solar is run by professional and extremely knowledgeable Owners! Definitely try this company before anyone else! Best price and top rating panels for sure. Thanks Adam!!

Posted by plainvillechoppers on Sep 16, 2021



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