Hi, I'm John Weaver, your commercial solar energy consultant. When you work with me, you get 15 years of financial, engineering, and construction experience to guide you through your project-- from concept, to paperwork, to digging the dirt and throwing that final switch.
Call me for a 15-minute consultation, and we'll determine if we are the right fit. You can also contact me here.
What I'll do for your solar project:
Provide a financial analysis, including electricity production, revenue stream projections, tax consequences, and operations and maintenance costs.
Deliver a complete cost breakdown of components, labor, and services. This includes: comparisons with national data and profit margins.
Design the layout of a complete solar system, defining a bill of materials.
Handle the paperwork that drives federal incentives, the local power company, permits and state level requirements.
Act as your Project Developer and guide you through professional scrutiny – with electrical and structural engineers, CPAs and bankers, permitting and hiring contractors.
Commercial Solar Guy News:
The Brattle Group has released a report, Decarbonized Resilience: Assessing Alternatives to Diesel Backup Power, focused on microgrid solutions that could provide 100% reliability to all loads served by a 10 MW distribution substation in Northern California for two to four consecutive days. This specific focus was chosen because of the Public Safety Power Shutoffs…Read More
Solar+Storage Gear: Enphase + Hanwha Q Cell solar panel refresh – ‘Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G6+/AC IQ7+’ at 340-345 watts
First, the news: there’s a new AC solar module on the market. Enphase and Hanwha Q-Cells have released a 340 and 345 watt solar panel with an integrated at the factory microinverter. The module product names are Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G6+/AC 340 and Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G6+/AC 345. The all-black solar panels are specified for the residential…Read More
Did you know that in Australia a solar power installation contract can be signed on Monday, and the install team can show up on Tuesday to start the work? In Germany, the whole country has a one page document for solar permitting – and ‘small scale’ solar doesn’t need permits in many jurisdictions. In the…Read More
The primary purpose of this post is to create a list of high quality solar panel manufacturers for consumers to further research. There are other just as high quality manufacturers that aren’t on this list (LG for instance), but if this is all you had – you’d do all right. The secondary purpose of this…Read More
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