2022 Best of the Best Award Solar Recipients

Rebecca Graham

Last Updated: January 25th, 2023

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May 2022 — Best Company recently announced the 10 solar companies that earned the Best of the Best Award in 2022.

About this award

The Best of the Best Award from Best Company is presented to companies with at least 100 reviews and a 4.5+ (out of 5) average user rating on Best Company.

These metrics reveal both a high quantity and quality of satisfied customers. We encourage prospective solar customers to take note of this designation as they shop for solar companies in their respective areas. 

Companies did not have to apply for this award. Rather, they qualified based on their cumulative review profile, rated by current and former customers. 

Award recipients

The solar companies listed below are the recipients of the 2022 Best of the Best Award, listed in alphabetical order. 

Colorado-based EcoMark Solar does site evaluations via satellite and offers solar panel snow guards well-suited for Colorado weather. It also offers electrical vehicle charger installations. The company has amassed over 200 reviews and counting; a common review theme is a commitment to customer satisfaction.  

Gimenergy serves California commercial and residential customers with top-quality, California-made solar panels (Solaria) and inverters (Enphase). The company offers a maintenance package for regular cleaning and maintenance of your solar panels. According to customer reviews, Gimenergy is equipped to tackle complex projects in conjunction with solar, including roofing and electric panel relocation.  

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Robco Electric

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305 User Reviews
  • Buy and Loan Options Available
  • Available in 1 State
  • 25-Year Warranty

Las Vegas-based Robco Electric is not only a solar installer but also an electrical contractor. Robco's reviews speak highly of the company's professionalism throughout the installation process. The company provides system energy and savings monitoring through the Enphase MyEnlighten app, which will notify customers if any system components are under performing. 

This California-based company is veteran owned and offers solar, roof, and HVAC installations. Semper Solaris has received high praise for its company reps, savings potential, and equipment. Panel brands offered are Panasonic, Silfab, and Solaria, and batteries offered are the Tesla Powerwall and LG Chem. 

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Solar is Freedom

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241 User Reviews
  • The Midwest’s Most Trusted Home Solar Installer
  • Full, Hands-Free 25-Year Warranty on Product, Performance, and Workmanship
  • Free, No Commitment Consultation

Freedom is Solar is one of the top solar companies in the Midwest. Serving Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, Solar is Freedom provides commitment-free consultations and low-pressure sales interactions. Not many other companies can say that 95 percent of their reviews are 5-star reviews! 

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Solar Negotiators

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335 User Reviews
  • Wide Network of Financiers and Installers
  • Several Long Term Services
  • Operates in Central San Joaquin Valley, California

Serving California residents, veteran-owned Solar Negotiators stands out with its solar financing network, in-house installations, and lifetime workmanship warranty. Past customers of Solar Negotiators speak highly of customer service and the value of solar for the price. 

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Solar Optimum

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539 User Reviews
  • 25-Year Warranty on Panels, Inverter, Racking, Roofing, Workmanship, and Performance
  • Up to 30% off Solar and Battery Storage
  • Tesla Powerwall and Enphase Batteries in Stock

California's Solar Optimum boasts a 4.9-star average out of more than 500 reviews. Workmanship and equipment warranties are good for 25 years. Common review themes include efficient installation and excellent communication and service after the sale. 

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Solar SME

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191 User Reviews
  • Get Your Solar System Set Up in 12 Weeks or Less
  • Pearl Solar Certified
  • Compatible with 7+ Solar Panel Brands

Texas-based Solar SME accepts solar clients in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia. Solar SME offers residential rooftop solar services, commercial solar services, and repair for both solar and roofing. The company averages a 5-star rating for quality-specific customer sentiment.  

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350 User Reviews
  • NABCEP Certified
  • Southern Nevada’s Only Panasonic Solar Elite Installer
  • Locally Owned and Operated

With a 4.9-average rating out of more than 300 reviews, Sol-Up has gained the trust of Las Vegas residents and commercial clients. The company has its own in-house installation team with two NABCEP-certified professionals. Positive reviews include shout-outs to individual team members from sales to customer service to installation.

Zenernet installs a wide array of solar panel and inverter brands in Arizona, California, Colorado, and Illinois. Customer reviews highlight the company's commitment to customer education and staff professionalism. 

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