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SolarMax Technology has made a major splash on the domestic and international solar energy markets, with both its products and installation services.

SolarMax Technology, Inc. is a commercial and residential solar energy contractor serving the Southern California area. This privately-held company was launched in 2008 by co-founders David Hsu, Ching Liu and Simon Yuan. Hsu currently serves as company CEO, while Liu is its Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, Director, and Treasurer. SolarMax is headquartered in Riverside, CA with additional offices in San Diego, Temecula, and Diamond Bar.

Since opening in 2008, SolarMax has installed more than 10,000 residential solar power systems and nearly 200 commercial-scale solar arrays in Southern California. In addition to solar energy design and installation services, SolarMax also provides large-scale LED lighting solutions for businesses and public agencies.

Vertical integration is a guiding principle at SolarMax Technology. The company designs, engineers, manufactures, and installs its own high-efficiency Tier 1 solar panels, under the brand name SMX. Other solar products manufactured directly by SolarMax include its FLEX energy storage battery system and its specialized solar inverter that also

functions as an EV charging station. All solar products manufactured by SolarMax are sold nationwide, available for purchase online or through a network of retailers, dealers, and distributers located across the United States.

The SolarMax dedication to vertical integration also extends to financing. It is the only renewable energy company in California that offers in-house financing (solar loans) for qualified residential and commercial clients. Terms range from six months to 15 years and interest rates are generally lower than the market average.

Homeowners or business owners interested in leasing solar panels can do so through Sunrun, which has partnered with SolarMax to make Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) available to the latter's customers.

In just over a decade, SolarMax Technology has become a major player on both the domestic and overseas solar energy markets.

SolarMax has a significant international presence, specifically in China, where it has installed approximately 250 megawatts of solar capacity. This makes it the leading U.S.-based solar contractor in that part of the world.


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