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Install of the Month – February 2020

Our February Install of the Month winner is Jonathan K.! Jonathan wasn’t planning on going solar when he set out to replace his roof. But after receiving bids of $15k for a new shingle roof, he started to wonder how much he could save by doing the work himself. After a bit of research, he … Continued

Install of the Month – December 2019

Our December Install of the Month winner is Nathan H. from Pennslyvania! Like many people interested in solar, Nathan started his research by requesting a quote from a turnkey installer. But high costs and restrictive financing options prompted him to look for a smarter alternative. Since Nathan had extensive experience with construction and electrical projects … Continued

Install of the Month – October 2019

Every month, we highlight our favorite customer projects in our Install of the Month feature. These galleries give our visitors an idea of what to expect from the DIY solar process. Worked with us to build a system and want to show it off? Submit your install for a chance to have your system featured … Continued

Install of the Month – July 2019

This month’s featured project comes from Jonathan B. and family, who installed a 6.6 kW roof-mount system on their home in Missouri. Jonathan started out with a quote from a local solar installer, but soon realized he had the DIY background to do most of the work himself, which would save quite a bit of … Continued

Install of the Month – June 2019 (Part 2)

We featured an Install of the Month winner earlier this June, but this system built by Jerry R. was too good to pass up. So we’re back for round two! Jerry’s project stands out thanks to knowledge and commitment to the DIY approach. He’s done quite a bit of DIY work in the past and … Continued

Install of the Month – June 2019

This month’s winner is Michael from Davidson, NC. As a carpenter and engineer, taking on a DIY solar build was right in his wheelhouse.  Although the heat delayed the installation somewhat, they still managed to wrap up the project in less than 10 days. When all was said and done, they built a system that … Continued

Install of the Month – April 2019

The project likely isn’t finished, either. They have their eye on retrofitting the system with a battery bank and converting to an off-grid setup as batteries become more affordable in the future. As someone who grew up repairing his own cars and appliances, Troy was well-equipped to take on this solar build as a DIY … Continued

Install of the Month – February 2019

Our February Install of the Month winner is Greg R., a gentleman from New York who was engaged in his solar project from start to finish and truly a delight to work with! Greg started exploring the possibility of going solar to offset the astronomical cost of electricity in New York (which is a whopping … Continued

Install of the Month – January 2019

Our latest Install of the Month comes from Darryl P. in Boerne, TX. Darryl came into this build with plenty of DIY experience, having flipped a few houses prior to this project, though this was his first time working with solar. His aptitude for these kinds of projects was evident from the start, as he … Continued

Install of the Month – October 2018

October’s Install of the Month feature comes with a little bonus: video! This month’s winner Ryder M was kind enough to give us a quick tour of the 4.2 kW grid-tied system he built out in Petaluma, CA. Take a look: Ryder started to consider solar because it “felt like the right thing to do,” … Continued