Bright Planet Solar provides complete installation services to residential, commercial, and agricultural properties. The company teams up with solar sales operations to assist clients throughout the entire solar process. Bright Planet Solar has high level relationships with a number of manufacturers and solar financing companies within the industry and connects clients through these partnerships.
Clients will not have to deal with a pushy project lead when it comes to Bright Planet Solar because the company does not sell anything. Bright Planet Solar simply operates to provide high level and quality installation services provided by NABCEP-certified professionals.
Due to the structure of Bright Planet Solar, the company has been able to expand and serve varying states across the United States and even internationally. Bright Planet Solar is also prepared to grow and move into more service areas as its business model allows for this type of consistent growth.
What is unique about the Bright Planet Solar operation is the fact that the company has so many equipment partners. Generally, the installation contractor would depend on the sales team to provide solar equipment direction, but Bright Planet Solar has done its own work in building strategic partnerships. This allows Bright Planet Solar clients to access a number of solar equipment options, zeroing in on the best option for the specific property. Equipment partnerships include:
These tier-1 solar manufacturers have built a repertoire with Bright Planet Solar and clients will have their pick when it comes to panels, inverters, and batteries which is not the case with all solar installation providers.
Most solar installation companies that have expanded into multiple states typically utilize a dealer approach having general contractors or electricians in the area do the actual installations. The most unique aspect of the Bright Planet Solar operation is the fact that all installations are done by trained and certified in-house members of the team. There are no subcontractors or other moving parts to deal with during the installation.
The Bright Planet Solar team also provides proprietary survey services to allow for a complete customized design for each and every client. This service is also provided by trained, in-house employees.
Solar is an investment for each and every client. Whether a property owner purchases the system in cash or utilizes a financing option, the lifetime of the solar system will end up being a long-term investment. However, the number of clients that can purchase a solar system in cash is significantly less than those who need or want to utilize a financing option. Bright Planet Solar understands this and so the company has partnered with financial institutions to provide a number of financing options. Most solar installation companies will partner with a single credit union or offer a PPA style of financing, but Bright Planet Solar has partnered with a number of solar financing organizations including:
Generally, solar installation services are a local offering. More often than not, solar installation companies will service one state or a select few cities or counties that are highly populated or have a higher concentration of potential clients. There are not many companies that expand and offer services across state lines.
A few have found alternative ways to service multiple states, and Bright Planet Solar is one of these companies. To date, Bright Planet Solar offers installation services in the following states:
In addition to offering services in eight different states, Bright Planet Solar recently expanded its service offerings in Puerto Rico.
Most solar installation companies are an all-in-one service, meaning from start to finish the same company handles all processes. This includes the initial sale, evaluation, design, permits, installation, and getting the system operational.
Bright Planet Solar has taken a different approach to the solar industry solely focusing on the installation process. That means that clients will have to go through a solar sales force prior to reaching the Bright Planet Solar service. For clients, this means the involvement of multiple companies instead of just using one for the entire solar process.
Warranties are commonplace with the solar industry. Because of the high costs required to install a solar system, most solar companies offer warranties to provide clients with peace of mind. Equipment warranties are typically provided through the manufacturer of the product. These warranties usually last 25 years and provide replacement parts and repairs when necessary. The installation company then generally offers a workmanship warranty protecting against any issues associated with installation. The industry average workmanship warranty length is 10 years.
These warranties are generally made public as it plays a role in many prospective clients’ decisions. However, Bright Planet Solar has not disclosed any warranty information or if the company even offers a workmanship warranty to its clients.