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Top Rated Solar Companies for

Las Vegas

Compare reviews, pricing data, and service offerings to select your Las Vegas solar company.

by Brooks Lape | July 23, 2017

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Solar City


Founded in 2006, SolarCity was purchased by Tesla in 2016 providing aesthetic, customized solar products to Las Vegas and throughout Nevada.


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Customers can choose between low-profile solar panels and inconspicuous solar roof tiles as their solar energy collectors. With their Powerwall battery backup system, customers can completely self-power their homes and maintain power during grid outages. Making solar possible for a range of budgets, SolarCity offers financing through cash, loans, leases, and zero money down Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).

As a full-service solar installation company, SolarCity performs the entire process, from permitting through installation, and provides ongoing monitoring and repair services. Through industry-revolutionizing technology and practices, the company monitors their solar systems with the MySolarCity monitoring app. Additionally, their vehicle recharging stations are sprouting up all over Dallas.

SolarCity has more residential solar installations than any other solar company in the U.S. Its commercial clients include names such as Google, Citibank, and Honda. They install SunPower solar panels exclusively and carry their 25 year manufacturer’s warranty.

SolarCity received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and can be reached at its website at solarcity.com, or by phone at (702) 703-8999.


Vision Solar


Vision Solar, also known as Ion Solar, is a full-service residential solar system design and installation company serving Las Vegas and throughout Nevada.


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Their NABCEP certified in-house engineers and installation team design and install premium solar panels taking care of all permitting and paperwork, surveys and city inspections. They offer Power Purchase Agreements, lease, loan, and outright purchasing options all at zero dollars down.

Vision Solar uses only high-quality products from companies such as SolarWorld, Silfab and Enphase. All equipment comes with a 25-year manufacturer’s warranty. They install only roof-mounted solar systems. 24/7 maintenance and repairs are included throughout the life of every contract.

Vision Solar now operates under the name Ion Solar and is a top-10 nationally ranked solar company. They serve 6 states including Utah, New Jersey, Texas, Nevada, California and South Carolina. The business has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Vision Solar received an A- rating by the Better Business Bureau and can be reached at their website Visionsolar.com or Ionsolar.com, or by phone at (888) 781-7074.


Universal Solar Direct of Las Vegas


Universal Solar Direct is a residential and commercial solar power company that services Las Vegas and the surrounding area with the information, sales, distribution and installation of efficient solar array systems from the world’s leading manufacturers.


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From the free initial in-home consultation and estimate to their one-day installation, their staff is trained and state certified to guarantee a worry-free installation by handling all the paperwork and permitting. Solar panels come with a 25-year manufacturer’s warranty and the company offers financing options at zero down plus 84 months.

In addition to the installation, Universal Solar direct offers 24/7 online monitoring by the company and for the customer to access via their website.

The company is LEED certified and has its Nevada State Certified C-2 Electrical Contracting License.

Universal Solar Direct received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, the Super Service Award by Angie’s List, and are screened and approved by HomeAdvisor. They can be reached at their website Universalsolardirect.com or by phone at (702) 919-1152.


Naylor Solar Specialist


Getting their start back in 1979, Naylor Solar Specialists is a family owned solar pool heating contractor that services residential and commercial customers in Las Vegas and surrounding areas.


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Naylor Solar Specialists are the distributors and warranty service center for Aquatherm Industries, a leader in solar pool heating solar systems. The panels can be installed on the roof or ground-mount and their products come with a 12-year parts and labor warranty.

The company also installs the "Sun Siphon" thermal siphon system by SunEarth, for home and business hot water heating. Additional services Naylor performs are solar skylight installation and solar attic fans installation.

As a leader in the Las Vegas area, Naylor Solar Specialists installs over 700 solar pool heaters per year. They also offer complete system kits, including manuals, for people to install the systems themselves, if they wish.

Naylor Solar Specialists received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. They can be reached at Naylorsolarlv.com or by phone at (702) 810-3090.


Sol-Up


Sol-Up USA is a privately-owned Las Vegas solar system design and installation company serving residential and commercial customers throughout Nevada.


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They use frameless, bi-facial solar panels that generate electricity from both sides, boosting system production by up to 20 percent above traditional panels. They offer a 25-year product warranty as well as short-term and long-term financing options.

They offer online solar panel monitoring for all their installations. Additionally, Sol-Up installs solar EV charging stations for residents and businesses. All work is done by their in-house team of NABCEP certified electricians and technicians. Sol-Up takes care of all permitting and paperwork to make the process as streamlined as possible for their customers.

Sol-Up is the only company in the Las Vegas area to have a showroom where potential clients can come and see solar panels and technologies up close and learn about their potential benefits.

Sol-Up received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and a HomeAdvisor Top Rated Elite Service Company. They can be reached at their website Nevada.solup.com or by phone at (702) 586-9800.


Bombard Renewable Energy


Since 1982, Bombard Renewable Energy has served Las Vegas and the surrounding area in the installation of residential, commercial, governmental, utility and off-grid solar systems.


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They are NABCEP certified and will handle all the paperwork from start until completion to make the process quick and easy. As a SolarWorld authorized installer, Bombard utilizes solar system equipment from only high quality manufacturers with a 5-year full system warranty that does not cover damages from external sources or theft.

They cover a wide range of installation types including custom parking structures, ballasted roof mounts, mechanically attached roof mounts, single axis tracking, fixed ground mounts, pole mounted fixed/tracking, grid and off-grid installation and solar tree or custom mounts. They have performed many installations for world-famous resorts on the Las Vegas Strip and other large organizations.

The company also performs the installation of electric vehicle charging stations, wind energy and home backup batteries.

Bombard Renewable Energy is consistently ranked in Solar Power World’s list of the 500 top solar companies in the U.S. and received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. They can be reached at their website Bombardre.com or by phone at (702) 492-0957.


Infinity Solar Pool Heating


Infinity Solar is a Las Vegas-based provider of domestic and commercial water and pool heating products serving customers from Las Vegas and the surrounding area.


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They use Aquatherm products for solar pool heating, the largest manufacturer of solar pool heating systems in the U.S. The solar collectors can be mounted on the roof, ground or installed on a patio cover and come with a twelve-year repair or replacement warranty.

According to Infinity Solar, investing in a solar pool heating system can double your swim season while saving money on energy costs. The solar pool heating system is powered entirely by the sun. Prices for the residential solar pool heating systems range from $2,500 to $7,000 depending on pool size and location of the solar collectors. Financing options are available.

Their electronic controls allow you to “set and forget” the solar heater at the desired temperature for hassle-free use. An additional service offered is solar attic fan installation.

Infinity Solar received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. They can be reached at their website Infinitysolarlasvegas.com or by phone at (702) 473-5181.


Suntrek


For 26 years Suntrek Solar has served Las Vegas and the surrounding areas in residential, commercial and industrial solar system installation, solar hot water, and solar pool heating systems.


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The family owned and operated company works with quality solar products from companies such as SunPower, SolarWorld, LG and Enphase and offer a 25-year warranty on all solar systems. Customers have the option to have their panels installed on their roof, ground mounted or awning-mounted.

Financing options range from short term to 25-year loan terms through PACE financing, SunPower, GreenSky and more. Suntrek takes care of all applications and paperwork.

Maintenance services are available for any type of solar power system from any solar manufacturer involving troubleshooting, replacement, removal or relocation of solar system components. All systems are installed and serviced by certified and licensed technicians.

Suntrek Solar received an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau. They can be reached at their website Suntreksolar.com or by phone at (702) 362-3611.


Celestial Solar Pool Heating Las Vegas


Since 2001, locally owned and operated Celestial Solar Pool Heating has installed pool heating solar systems to residential and commercial customers in Las Vegas and southern Nevada.


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They are the only factory authorized distributor of the iSwim Solar Pool Heating system in Southern Nevada, a system built to heat pools with the power of the sun and lengthen the swimming season by up to 60%. They offer a 12-year panel and labor warranty and 100% same as cash financing on all systems.

Traditional water heaters utilize gas or electricity resulting in costly electric bills. The iSwim Solar Pool System uses the sun’s power to cut down on energy expenses, and in some cases, make heating a pool entirely free.

Celestial Solar offers in-home consultations and all work is performed by in-house electricians and technicians. Roof and ground mounted solar arrays can be installed depending the customer’s unique situation. Repair service are also offered for systems the company didn’t themselves install or if the warranty is up.

Celestial Solar Pool Heating received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. They can be reached at their website CelestialSolar.com or by phone at (702) 791-5899.


Robco Electric


A SolarWorld authorized installer working with Enphase inverters offering a 25-year system warranty.


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Founded as a local Las Vegas electrical company in 1996, Robco Electric moved into Solar power industry in 2009, servicing the design, engineering, installation and maintenance of residential, commercial and utility-scale solar systems in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada.

Robco Electric has a number of installation options ranging from ground to roof mounting. They offer online monitoring of all their systems and will repair damaged systems. They are also an installer of Enphase Energy Management Home Battery systems to power homes off-grid or during blackouts. Financing is available through the GreenSky solar loan program.

Robco is also invest in the education of, not only their clients, but also aspiring solar professionals. They conduct solar training programs at the College of Southern Nevada and have trained over 1200 students in PV engineering and installation.

Robco Electric received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. They can be reached at their website Robcosolarlasvegas.com or by phone at (702) 614-4900.