Solar Energy World

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Solar Energy World

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Solar Energy World offers property owners a complete turnkey solution to solar power
1-(877) 648-5272

Solar Energy World has performed thousands of custom installations since opening its doors in 2009 and is one of the fastest growing, locally owned and operated solar companies in Maryland, New Jersey, and the DC metro area. Committed to protecting the environment and promoting clean, renewable energy, Solar Energy World provides sustainable energy solutions for homeowners that include high quality products guaranteed to operate efficiently and remain safe for the environment over their entire lifetime.

The Good

  • Variety of Payment Options
  • High Quality Equipment
  • Paperwork Assistance

Variety of Payment Options

Solar Energy World currently offers three different payment options: outright purchase, loan, and PPA. Customers who choose to pay for their system in full or take advantage of Solar Energy World's financing will have the opportunity to cash in on Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) and other federal and state incentives. The average return-on-investment for customers who purchase their systems is typically around 125 percent within 5 to 7 years. In 20 years, homeowners who purchase solar can expect to see a 500 percent ROI. Customers who choose to go the PPA route can have a system installed on their roof for $0 down. Solar PPA customers will simply pay for the energy being produced by the panels on their roof at a rate of at least 20 percent less than their current monthly electric bill.

High Quality Equipment

Solar Energy World has stated that it only installs high-efficiency, best-in-class solar PV panels engineered in Germany, China, and the United States. The company mostly uses products from Hanwa, LG, REC, and Trina. Both rooftop and ground mount systems are available, and each system is custom designed by Solar Energy World's in-house engineers to fit the customer's unique energy needs. Additionally, Solar Energy World never hires subcontractors in order to ensure that its customers receive superior service. This means that every person who works on your system is a direct employee of Solar Energy World.

Paperwork Assistance

Solar Energy World takes care of all paperwork and permits for its customers to make sure that the process is hassle-free and the customer receives all tax incentives, rebates, and grants that they are entitled to.

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The Bad

  • Limited Availability

Limited Availability

Solar Energy World only offers its services in Maryland, New Jersey, and Washington D.C., so if you live elsewhere, you won't be able to do business with Solar Energy World. While being a local provider has its advantages, it also greatly reduces the number of consumers who have access to the company's services.

The Bottom Line

Solar Energy World has over eight years of experience in the solar industry and offers multiple payment options and high quality equipment. The company even offers paperwork assistance, which makes the customer experience simple and hassle-free. Solar Energy World is recommended to consumers who live within its service area of Maryland, New Jersey, and Washington D.C.

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412 Reviews

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Henteleff
April 25th, 2018 Silver Spring, MD DETAILS
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Warm, knowledgeable staff, efficient installation, decent cost, and good product

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Wanda Foster
April 25th, 2018 Hyattsville, MD DETAILS
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They were courteous, professional, informative, & willing to explain.

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Richard Lampton
April 16th, 2018 Laurel, MD DETAILS
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Your Sales Rep ( Michael K.) were very professional and knowledgeable about your product.Mike presented the product well that made the decision for Debra & I very easy to go with Solar World. We also like that you guys had other options and Mike worked with us to find the best option to fit our budget.

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albert c burns
April 16th, 2018 DETAILS
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Business practices related to undefined charges.

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Pat O brian
April 16th, 2018 DETAILS
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They had a great price,worked through some difficult issues and had a courteous and competent crew

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George
April 16th, 2018 DETAILS
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Everything went very well during all aspects of the sale and installation

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Jon R.
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The installation, with the advent of longer days, seems to have largely fulfilled the proimises made.

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Gallos Family
April 16th, 2018 DETAILS
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Installation perfect. Electric bill waaaaay down.

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Bill
April 16th, 2018 DETAILS
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Very impressed by their work, ethics, efficiency, and value for the dollar

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S Fox
April 16th, 2018 DETAILS
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a clean installation, minimal visual impact

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Stan
April 16th, 2018 DETAILS
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The installation team was great, but the contract notes a different inverter than what was installed.

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kay
April 9th, 2018 DETAILS
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Very kind and great people they was right on time.. the worker was very nice and clean up when they was done

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Sharon Fulton
April 9th, 2018 DETAILS
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Very satisfied with installation and performance so far.

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Anonymous
April 9th, 2018 DETAILS
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There was some information that should have been relied and was not

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Galen
April 9th, 2018 DETAILS
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Excellent presentation and packet of info, sample contract, estimated costs, installation process, etc

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John
April 9th, 2018 DETAILS
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All work from start to finish done on time

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Elaine L
April 9th, 2018 DETAILS
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Wonderful staff, effortless sign up and installation

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Larry P
April 9th, 2018 DETAILS
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Phenomenal from start to finish. The answered all questions, helped out with all paperwork etc. Also helped out with tax credits etc

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Jerome Stevens
April 3rd, 2018 20744 DETAILS
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rep. was not clear in regards to the sun run charge

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Douglas Cohn
April 2nd, 2018 DETAILS
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Much of what I was told has not happened.

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Good choice for Marylanders.
April 2nd, 2018 DETAILS
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I like that you are a local company, and I wanted to buy, not rent panels - process was fairly smooth, but it took much longer than expected from first meeting to actually installing.

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Dave
April 2nd, 2018 DETAILS
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All the personnel that worked on my Solar System sale and installation treated me with respect and answerd any questions I had all during the procedure

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Mr medley
April 2nd, 2018 DETAILS
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couldn't explain why I haven't been converted over on my bill

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Bill rutter
April 2nd, 2018 DETAILS
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They never explain to us that if we don't make enough deductions we would not get our $8,000 or $7,000 back from the federal government in other words if you don't pay in enough tax then the government is not going to give you the money back for going solar

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Jonathan Crill
April 2nd, 2018 DETAILS
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Outstanding customer service to include their in-depth knowledge of their systems. Great return on my investment!

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Barbara Friedlander
April 2nd, 2018 DETAILS
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Very professional, top notch product. Saving money and helping the environment. Win for everyone

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Anonymous
April 2nd, 2018 DETAILS
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Very good and save a lot of money from BGE

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Elizabeth
March 26th, 2018 Chevy Chase, MD

The installation was fast and efficient, but they left a little bit of saw dust in our attic. They should clean up better when they're done. We're paying a lower electric bill now though.

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Ron Gage
March 26th, 2018 Capitol Heights, MD

I picked them because they were fast and attentive. The people have been very professional and courteous. I now get lower electric bill rates. They should just keep up with the good work.

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Steven Nguyen
March 26th, 2018 Chevy Chase, MD

We've only really met with one person, but they were really good, they answered all the questions we had. The only problem that we ran into is that we speak Vietnamese in my home and they had no one that could help us translate for some of the older people like my father. Because of that, it was hard to convince him to even consider solar energy. Aside from that, things went well. The installation was very hands off, we didn't have to do anything and they gave us no problems. The most apparent benefit that we've had is that our bills are lower.

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Gary Ricci
March 26th, 2018 Willards, MD

They were horrible and very unprofessional. The system has never worked properly because they installed it incorrectly. They're just a very unprofessional company.

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Lillian Cutter
March 26th, 2018 Elkton, MD

I went with them because I liked their sales presentation. They were just very informative and straight forward. The installation was quick, easy and they did what they said they would do. I have already seen a reduction in my electric bill. The only thing I'd like them to do is have an easy way to find the phone number for particular people or departments in the company.

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Philomina Thomas
March 26th, 2018 Ellicott City, MD

Overall my experience with the installation and everything has been really good. Things have gone smoothly and they have been really helpful. I haven't really seen any results yet, but that's because it has been very cloudy and rainy since we installed it.

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David Peterson
March 26th, 2018 Marriottsville, MD

I decided to go with them since they were available in Maryland and were a local company. The people that managed everything did a good job.

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Angela Blevins
March 26th, 2018 Manchester, MD

Everything was wonderful. Installation was easy, they were very professional, and did a great job. I have seen lower energy costs so far. They should just keep up with the good work.

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Donna Smith
March 26th, 2018 Glenn Dale, MD

I compared 3 of the bigger companies and decided to go with them because they're here in Maryland. Besides, their service is great and the rate that they gave me was very affordable. The installation was done very quickly. They showed up on time and helped us do a lot of cleaning and moving in the attic area before they could install things. Everything was taken care of and they actually finished early. They were very professional and neat. I haven't gotten my first bill yet but I'm looking forward to saving some money. I am tired of BG&E and their charges. Every newly built house should have solar.

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Alex Kukuselis
March 26th, 2018 Glen Burnie, MD

I went online and searched through energy companies before picking them. They have been excellent. I've never had any kind of issues with them. The people that came to install things were very professional and courteous. They made sure that everything was cleaned up after they were done. We haven't seen a great deal of improvement in our energy usage because the weather has just been really cold. The electric bill has gone down a bit, so I'm sure that as the days get longer and the sun comes out, it's going to give us good savings. We're perfectly satisfied with it.

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Andrew Cragle
March 26th, 2018 Elkton, MD

We talked to several companies, and they just seemed to be very knowledgeable and professional. We told them we wanted German panels specifically, they said they could get that and worked with us on the pricing of everything. Everything was excellent. Things went exactly as they described them and we had no problems with anything. The installation took about a day and a half. The technicians that came out were very respectful to our family and dogs. They cleaned up after themselves and checked on everything before they left to make sure everything was done. They also told us what that we should get the generator hooked up in case of a power outage. They were just excellent. We've already seen a decrease in our energy usage because of the panels. They've been a wonderful company to work with.

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Robert Marchegiano
March 26th, 2018 Ellicott City, MD

The installation and our first month working with them has been fine. They have been very good. During the installation they were very efficient and gave us no problems. We're leasing our system so we're not really going to see a benefit from it until the end of the year once all the information has been reconciled. Still, we feel good about using clean energy instead of oil. We're pleased with how things have worked.

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Barry Zimmer
March 26th, 2018 Rockville, MD

My experience with them has been very positive from beginning to end. Their customer service is excellent, they communicate very well. They worked with us so we could get what we needed. We were always kept informed of what the next step would be and what to expect down the road. They answered my questions and always responded in a timely manner. The installation was fast, effective, and clean. They made sure they were not being intrusive to our activities and did their best to hide pipes, tubing, and conduits so it wasn't obvious from the outside. It has only been in place for a few days, but it seems that the energy that the panels generate is going to help us financially. They've got a good business model.

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