RGS Energy Logo
star star star star_border star_border
29 User Reviews

4.6

Overall Score

error This company may not service all states.
See states serviced
LAST UPDATED: April 29th, 2021
report_problem

Company out of business.

As of August 2020, RGS Energy has ceased all operations and has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. To learn more about the top solar companies, visit our solar home page.

Founded in 1978, RGS Energy is a publicly traded company that provides residential and commercial solar solutions. Since its opening, the company has installed over 25,000 solar systems on homes, businesses, and schools, totaling more than 260 MW. RGS currently operates in 10 states: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Hawaii (under the name Sunetric).

Top Ranked Companies

thumb_up

The Good

  • Quick Installations
  • Variety of Payment Options
  • Online Monitoring
  • Customer Service

Quick Installations

RGS Energy does a good job of pushing the installation process along. After the initial consultation, RGS Energy works with its inspectors and installation team to get the system design and permitting taken care of. After the permits are squared away (which requires legal authorization in order to proceed), RGS gets the installation done quickly.

Variety of Payment Options

RGS Energy offers several payment options, including outright purchase, loan, lease, and PPA. With so many ways to pay for a system, customers have the ability to find an option that works well for them and their individual needs. RGS provides in-house financing for customers interested in getting a loan.

Online Monitoring

RGS Energy offers online monitoring to help its customers stay up-to-date with their solar system and its performance.

Customer Service

Customer service is a priority for RGS Energy. Many RGS customers have said that they felt the company listened to their concerns and made an honest effort to address and improve them. 

thumb_down

The Bad

  • Outsourced Installations
  • Limited Warranty

Outsourced Installations

RGS Energy subcontracts most of its installations. This can be problematic because it might result in miscommunication, inconsistent service, or lower quality work. Additionally, it's unclear which company you should contact-RGS or the installation crew-in the event of an issue with the system.

Limited Warranty

Although RGS Energy's systems comes with a 25-year warranty, it is a limited warranty that only covers the production of the panels. If there is an accident or something goes wrong with the equipment, it won't be covered under the warranty.

gavel

The Bottom Line

RGS Energy is an established solar company with nearly 40 years of experience. The company is available in 10 states and offers a variety of payment options, online monitoring, and quality customer service. However, RGS outsources most of its installations and has a limited warranty.

View Best Solar Companies

Was this content helpful?
thumb_up Yes thumb_down No

Star Rating

2.8

star star star star_border star_border

29 Reviews

Review Breakdown

5 grade

31%

4 grade

14%

3 grade

0%

2 grade

14%

1 grade

41%

Sentiment Criteria

Value

star star star_border star_border star_border

Quality

star star star_border star_border star_border

Service

star star_half star_border star_border star_border

Trustworthiness

star star_half star_border star_border star_border
cancel

Filter by:

arrow_drop_down

Sort by:

arrow_drop_down
info
We couldn't find any matches for your request. Click here to try again.

We're on a mission to empower consumers to make the best decisions and connect confidently with companies that deserve their business.

© 2021 BestCompany.com LLC - All rights reserved Privacy Policy | Terms | Do Not Sell My Personal Information