Tips to Start Renewable Energy Business

Starting your own cost effective renewable energy business is not just a profitable business, it is also one way of addressing the need for positive change in terms of energy sources and that is to support the alternative sources of energy.

Energy is getting scarce and expensive. Hence, to take advantage of that fact means to start your own renewable energy business.

Renewable energy business requires no initial costs or fees to get involved but there is some investment related to educating yourself so that you can educate your clients about renewable solar energy.

In starting a renewable energy business, one needs not to be a college graduate or a marketing and sales expert. What is important is a heart for alternative sources of energy.

Next thing is to have a structured marketing initiative. You may have consulted an experienced sales manager so that you can polish your way to penetrate in the industry. They may also provide you with appropriate sales cycle management and sales tool. Getting clients is a hard task for every beginning business owner thus, it is important to seek advice from experts to be guided accordingly.

As you grow in the business, you can be the marketing consultant that you seek before. But this does not take away the fact that you need not to look for professional advice. In fact, the more years you are in the business, the more challenging the situations are and the more you need recommendations on how to fix things.

Relationship marketing is very important. It is a combination of direct marketing and franchising which is essential for the future growth of your business.

Comes then is the registration and signing up to work towards managing your own renewable energy business. This involves licensing and permit registration for the business to operate legally. What follows this is the training in order for you and your team to acquire detailed knowledge on the renewable energy industry.

As said earlier, any profession is not required to be in to this business. What is important is that you acquired understanding in areas that are relevant to running the business efficiently and that includes knowing the difference between fossil fuels and renewable fuels, how the electricity grid works, and how residential solar energy works.

In entering this business, training tools are available to assist you with the required testing together with the ongoing support.

On the other hand, it is equally important to continually enhance your knowledge on renewable energy industry. This business may not require any investment but a lot of training is necessary.

Renewable energy industry is about continuous growth and development. Tools that may help you with this are the one-on-one training from sales manager, training resources, books, brochures, internal and external corporate websites and help desk knowledge base and many others.


  • VASUDEVAN said on May 4, 2011
    Dear Sir, I am very much interested to start a renewable energy business. I plan to do in tamilnadu, Chennai. Kindly guide me how to do? How to start this business? To whom i have to contact? with Regards, D.Vasudevan
  • Parin Shah said on June 9, 2011
    Dear Sir, I am very much interested in starting business on renewable energy. I live in Ahmedabad and would like to do business in Ahmedabad. But I don't have links for the suppliers can you Gide me how to plan and start business? With regards from Parin Shah
  • Shiva Chopra said on July 22, 2011
    Dear sir, kindly let me know more details of renewable energy business. For example details on prospective clients, margin of profit, initial cost. manpower required, reference training manuals, already operating companies both globally and domestically. Regards Shiva Chopra,Nagpur
  • Robert Odhiambo said on February 5, 2012
    dear sir i kindly request more information on renewable energy business. specified area include prospective client, initial capital and possible marketing strategy on how to make it success. thanks Robert Odhiambo
  • sathish said on February 23, 2012
    Sir,I am in chennai i want to start a solar energy business.I am very much interested in this,kindly tell me how to do? and whom to contact?
  • J.V.Ramana Prasad said on July 25, 2012
    i am a post graduate in Civil structural Engineering. I want to establish a solar panel supply plant at Guntur of Andhra pradesh in India. your precious advise is awaited.
  • Clifford Malisawa said on August 8, 2012
    I am based in Zambia and would like to venture into renewable energy. Kindly send me all the necessary information pertaining to the same and a business plan.
  • Godfrey said on December 17, 2012
    I want to go into a renewable energy business in Joburg,South Africa.I'm electrician, help.
  • p.premkumar said on December 31, 2012
    I like to start small solar panels manufacturing unit with low investment please give your valuable advice in all ways including finance. Thanking you, with regards. Premkumar, vizag, Andhrapradesh, India
  • Ramdin Dhinesh said on February 18, 2013
    I am currently doing my MSc in Building Services with Sustainable Energy and I am planning to start my new business in the renewable energy sector in Mauritius. Can you please provide me as much information as possible together with some guidance. Kind Regards, Dhinesh
  • Ramdin Dhinesh said on March 5, 2013
    Dear Sir, I live in a town called Vacoas in Mauritius island found in the Indian Ocean.
  • Rajdeepsinh Jadeja said on March 18, 2013
    Dear sir, i want to start in katchchh (Gujarat) a small scale solar energy business can i start? and what kind be need first of start business? ( i have land at katchchh)
  • Michael Marote said on March 19, 2013
    Dear Sir my business idea is to start a battery charging station in ATLANTIS, CAPE TOWN, if i can have some tips or maybe put in touch with going concern it help to get the venture off the ground.
  • hendrey gaseidiwe lekwene said on March 19, 2013
    Dear sir I have just registered and started a business of energy renewal solutions, can you please give more information and links on licensing and permit registration to legally run the business, I'm stationed in Kimberley, northern cape, south Africa
  • NOSIPHO said on April 15, 2013
    Dear Sir, I want to start a renewable energy business in South Africa. Will you please help me with all the necessary information. Thanks .
  • Randy Greene said on April 16, 2013
    Sir, I would like to start a renewable energy business in Jacksonville, Fl. Please guide me with more information. Thank You
  • Siyabonga said on May 16, 2013
    Hi I am in Kwa Zulu-Natal South Africa, am interested in the renewable energy business. Where do I start
  • DiSoft said on June 24, 2013
    Good Day, I am in Alabama, USA and am very interested in installing and starting renewable energy projects. Please provide any links you may have that would be beneficial. Thank you.
  • Eugene Sylvester said on September 11, 2013
    Dear Sir/Madam I currently live on London (UK) and would like any relevant information you have in regards to starting off Renewable Energy business. Thank You
  • johanna said on October 8, 2013
    Dear sir/madam my name is johanna from souh africa, limpopo province, am 22 yrs old ambitious, gogetter, confident young woman and i have a passion for business ,i love the business world and i need your help on how to start a solar business, and also how to get a loan to start
  • papas said on May 22, 2014
    hi looking to start a biz in the renewable energy sector. am in South Africa, pretoria to be precise.
  • duffs4energy said on May 28, 2014
    No business at the moment. Live in California ,united states. Young and very knowledgeable with renewable energy, as I try and teach and learn as much as possible. Day by day I'm online searching ,reading ,and watching anything I can get my hands on. new times are here renewable energy is what the future holds , i want to be a part of this future .. If you can help in any way it would be great ...
  • Zack said on December 3, 2014
    I'm looking at starting a retail business for home solar energy solutions. There is too much demand on the local electrical supply system, resulting in a lot of load shading. Solar energy can be an alternative for most homes. Please assist with business ideas, suppliers e.t.c anything that can assist me with starting up. Thank you.
  • TATA PLUMER MPISANE said on December 31, 2014
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  • Mak-MW said on January 3, 2015
    Greetings Sir, Am based in DrCongo, and would very much appreciate your guidance and all relevant information on starting up a renewable energy business (solarĀµ-hydro) I would like any and all advice on financial (initial costs, margins, etc), operational aspects. Please send me with any relevant information and possible business plan, to launch this off. Thanks!
  • Peter Motshaba said on January 6, 2015
    my business locating in Rustenburg North West Province South Africa
  • Peter Motshaba said on January 6, 2015
    i like to start a renewable energy business in South Africa can you please tell me where to start
  • SUE said on March 19, 2015
    i would like to start a renewable energy business in Alexandria VA
  • Beverley Williams said on April 16, 2015
    Ocean view Fiah hoek Cape Town. How to start a renewable energy business? where to buy good quality products
  • Daniel said on September 22, 2015
    Do you actually send any information that is requested in these comments?
  • Ashar said on October 21, 2015
    I would like to start up a renewable energy business in karachi,pakistan and i need some help.Please guide me in the procedure of starting this business? Thank you
  • shailesh gajbhiye said on December 30, 2015
    Dear sir, kindly let me know more details of renewable energy business. For example details on prospective clients, margin of profit, initial cost. manpower required, reference training manuals, already operating companies both globally and domestically. Regards Shailesh G
  • Vikas Kumar Prabhakar said on February 25, 2016
    Dear Sir, I am very much interested to start a renewable energy business. I plan to do in Chas bokaro steel city , Jharkand. Kindly guide me how to do? How to start this business? To whom i have to contact? with Regards,Vikas Kumar prabhakar
  • Himanshu Kumar Pradhan. said on May 1, 2016
    Dear Sir, I am very much interested to start a renewable business. I am a B-Tech mechanical engineer, want to make a business based on solar energy at odisha. Please advise me how to do? How to start the business? To whom have to contact? Regards, Himanshu Kumar Pradhan.
  • SNEHAL RAJESHKUMAR TALATI said on July 6, 2017
    I am electronic & communication Engineer. I am looking forward to start renewable energy business. I want end to end information about business. Also, what kind of support Gujarat government is providing?


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