Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Solar Panel Installation industry is composed of small contractor firms that provide solar installation services and other general residential and commercial contracting services. These firms are contracted by solar marketing firms that arrange a buyer for solar panels and contract an industry firm to carry out the work.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The largest barrier for potential firms is finding workers that are not only qualified to install roofing components, but are able to complete the labor intensive process of wiring solar panel systems. Due to the skilled labor that is necessary to successfully complete solar panel installations, certifications are often needed. Licensing as both a general contractor, due to the roofing component, and an electrician may be required in certain states.
Certification and licensing requirements vary throughout the United States. In Georgia, for example, solar installations are not regulated and no state licensing is required, but in most states, some form is licensing to operate in the industry is required... purchase to read more