Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Solar Panel Installation industry has sprinted ahead in recent years, driven by rapid technological developments, falling solar panel costs and favorable government policy. In the coming years, demand for solar panel installation is forecast to continue surging. Continuing government aid in the form of tax credits and rebates, along with technological advances in solar energy, as well as the rising popularity of solar power purchase agreements (SPPAs), are expected to help revenue grow sharply over the next five years.... 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