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Get support and guidance from an independent solar energy consultant--

 your trusted partner in solar development projects from start to finish.

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.

What customers say:

Everyone knows the environmental benefits of going green, but John taught us the financial benefits of a commercial solar installation. We’re combining solar power, batteries, and car chargers. It’s a complex project, with multiple moving parts. John said his advice was more peace of mind than anything else, and in the end he was right.

Yorba Linda,
California business owner, System – 57kW Solar plus 20/40kWh Energy Storage

I feel like the decision we made – reaching out to John after reading about him online – was the right decision. We’re expecting to earn six figures in the first year, and for twenty years from our roof, because of solar power.

Seamus Woods
Business Owner, Secure Storage, Brewster

If you’re considering solar power I highly recommend consulting with John Weaver. His knowledge and expertise are invaluable.

Kelly Mac
Interior Plantscape Designer, Kelly Mac Interiorscapes

Going green CAN save green, but it’s a minefield that we need people like John to help us navigate. I can’t thank him enough for thinking this through with me.

James Hammons Jr.
home owner, Texas

John’s deep Solar Market knowledge, developer insight, and most importantly his cost-saving and cost-effective consulting, has helped us tremendously in framing our understanding of a company we are charged with vetting for Investment.  I highly recommend commercial companies to engage John as an intelligent and cost-effective protective-measure when vetting commercial and utility-scale solar proposals and projects. 

Matthew Handley
Principal Analyst , Handley & Co.

Commercial Solar Guy News:

Utility scale solar electricity pricing fell 17% last year, 480 GW in the queues, storage pricing – great set of data and visualization toys

By John Fitzgerald Weaver | November 18, 2020

The Electricity Markets & Policy Group at Berkeley Lab, part of the US Department of Energy, has released their annual update of utility scale solar power plant pricing, sizing, hardware trends, locations, etc in the United States. The information is released is multiple formats. A clean powerpoint with key conclusions, a spreadsheet with lots of…

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Blue solar panels, China going 100% clear vehicles, is 10 TW of solar to little?, more – Podcast #19

By John Fitzgerald Weaver | November 13, 2020

The Clean Power Hour – a weekly clean energy headline review and commentary podcast run by Tim Montague, and yours truly – the CommercialSolarGuy – John Fitzgerald Weaver. First of course, here’s the podcast – Episode 19. Now, to the news! First we covered an article written here last week: 10 terawatts of solar power generating 18 petawatts of electricity in…

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What Biden might do for solar: 100% clean electricity (800 GW of capacity), cancel import tariffs, carbon tax, Paris Agreement, transmission?

By John Fitzgerald Weaver | November 8, 2020

Over the weekend, former Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden was announced as the winner of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. Good luck sir on your new job. During campaigning and debates, Biden suggested significant support to clean energy. For instance, he promises to rejoin the Paris Agreement on day one of his…

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Tesla Megapack installation pictures, Jolywood TopCON, 115 GW, 100% EVs for NJ, more – Podcast #18

By John Fitzgerald Weaver | November 6, 2020

The Clean Power Hour is a weekly clean energy headline review and commentary podcast run by Tim Montague, and yours truly – the CommercialSolarGuy – John Fitzgerald Weaver. First of course, here’s the podcast – Episode 18. Now, to the news! A platform that lets anyone who has a project put it into play with the big players. DNV…

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