How to Start a Solar Panel Business

Solar panels are very in demand today. So, if you want to build a business, which can truly earn money, a solar panel business can be the right business for you.

This is a good business opportunity today and many people really buy this stuff because it is said to be helpful in saving power energy.

The Alternative Form of Power

Today, as the cost of fuel keep on rising and rising every now and then, many people are considering alternative forms of power. There are some other people who also consider the alternative forms of power a good opportunity for business. One type of alternative power form is the solar panel business that many people find as a good profitable business. This is a very challenging business and also very lucrative if you know how to start the said business.

What to Do?

First is to explore the different ways of starting a solar panel business. One way is to purchase a franchise from the manufacturer of the solar panel and pay for its dealership. Then, incorporate your solar panel business and acquire business insurance since you will either be hiring someone to install the solar panel in homes or you are the one doing it. Next is to get good training about the solar panels and how to properly install them. Purchase the required equipment from your chosen manufacturer (equipment needed varies on different manufacturers). There should also be a model system that will be used when conducting demonstrations.

As for the promotion and advertisement of your business, you can submit a good written article to your local newspaper to be able to advertise your solar panel business to many people. You can invite people in your open house to see your system operating. Send your invitations to builders and contractors as well and anyone that you can think of. More invitations mean that there can be more people who can possibly come and see your business and in the future purchase your product.

Speak on some organizations in your area about your solar panel business. Furthermore, attend some trade fairs where you can demonstrate your solar panel system and acquire customers. Educate also your customers about the available tax credits for alternate power in their state so that you can draw their attention into buying your solar panels and using it in their homes. Keep in mind that people always want to lessen their power cost so the more you can identify the advantages of using solar panels in homes; the more they can be urged and somehow drawn into buying and using it. But be sure to state only the facts because lies can ruin your business in the future.


  • Lee Sheron said on June 2, 2011
    I would like to start a new business of solar panel marketing and installing...kindly help how to start the business and how to market the products...
  • Ramzan said on October 13, 2012
    i would like to start a solar panel business. kindly help me how to start the business ,how to market the products, how much investment need etc....
  • Sachin Sharma said on October 14, 2016
    I'm interested in starting this business in Hyderabad. please Guide me
  • shihaj said on September 22, 2017
    I would like to start solar business in Kerala. I want to know about the starting procedure and how to get license for this business from our state.


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