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Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Solar SME is a solar company that aims to provide safe, reliable, sustainable energy to empower communities. The company offers residential rooftop solar services, commercial solar services, solar panel maintenance, and solar and roofing repair. Rated one of the top 500 solar contractors in 2019 by Solar Power World magazine, Solar SME currently offers its services in the following states: Texas, Virginia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, Colorado, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Illinois.

The Good

  • Variety of Services
  • Partnerships and Certifications
  • Free Solar Quotes

Variety of Services

While the solar company specializes in in energy storage, Solar SME offers a number of solar-related services. The company can provide customized residential solar systems with a projected completion time of less than 12 weeks. The company also offers commercial solar systems, solar panel cleaning and maintenance, solar system repair, and roofing repair and maintenance.

Partnerships and Certifications

Solar SME works with respected solar equipment manufacturers and is an LG Pro Authorized Partner and Panasonic Solar Authorized Installer. Solar SME is also a Pearl-certified company*, meaning customers who make home improvements through Solar SME can expect to see at least five percent increase to the resale value of their home.

*Solar SME's Pearl Certification is only valid in Texas

Free Solar Quotes

Solar SME provides free quotes to interested individuals. Those who would like to take advantage of this opportunity will be able to meet with one of the company’s experienced energy consultants and receive an custom system quote.

The Bad

  • Limited National Reach
  • No NABCEP Certification

Limited National Reach

Solar SME currently provides residential and commercial solar services to 12 states. While this is demonstrably more than the majority of solar contractors, whose service areas are limited to one or two states, some industry-leading companies span as many as 25 states without sacrificing quality of service.

No NABCEP Certification

While Solar SME does have Pearl Certification status, information on whether it is a National Board of Certified Energy Providers (NABCEP)-certified solar installer could not be found. The NABCEP is a nationally recognized organization that promotes best practices within the solar industry. NABCEP-certified PV installers adhere to high sales and installation standards and a code of ethics that protects consumers.

The Bottom Line

Solar SME offers a number of solar services, including residential and commercial solar systems, system maintenance, panel cleaning, and roof repair. The company works with top equipment providers, offers free quotes, and is commited to improving home value for Texas homeowners. While customers within the company's 12-state service area can finance their systems through purchase, ppa, lease, or loan, they should also inquire as to the company's industry certifcations before signing a contract.

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Solar SME Frequently Asked Questions

What can you expect at Solar SME?

Solar SME has an established history and reputation for providing quality services, consistent optimization of our products and anticipating customer needs is one of our admirable traits. We, at Solar SME, design, install and maintain solar panels on both residential and commercial properties that last for decades. 

We are completely transparent with our customers and offer exactly what is the most beneficial for them. Solar SME has a variety of options to fit everyone's budget and needs with the most lucrative financing options and premium quality equipment. We make sure that every customer is quoted accurately and visual presentations of our proposals help the customer develop a better understanding.

Is Solar SME install certified?

You can depend on Solar SME to deliver highly trained professionals, outstanding customer service, and quality systems tailored to fit your family’s needs. Thanks to our partnership with Pearl Certification, we’re able to bring you even more benefits that increase the efficiency and value of your home. Only the network of elite, highly quality contractors can offer Pearl Certification. Pearl vets contractors to ensure they install quality products properly and take care of their customers. By having your work Pearl certified, you can breathe easier knowing that our work is third party certified Solar SME is one of the first pearl certified contractors in Texas.

Solar SME has also been recognized as one of the Top Solar Contractors of 2020 by Solar Power World. As a BBB accredited company, we are passionate about your energy saving goals for the future and enabling you to generate your own electricity.

How much does it cost to go solar with Solar SME?

There is no fixed cost for every solar panel system because the cost of a system depends on your electric usage, any incentives that you qualify for, what state you live in, and so on. But one thing is for sure — at Solar SME, there are absolutely no hidden or sudden costs. You pay the price that we quote to you. 

How long does it take for Solar SME to install a complete solar system?

Solar SME provides customized residential solar services with an install time of less than 12 weeks. However, there may be other factors that can delay the process such as utility companies and HOAs, since some jurisdictions take longer than others. 

What equipment brands does Solar SME use?

Solar SME is an authorized installer of Panasonic and also LG PRO Solar Partner Programme Authorized Partner. Along with offering a large variety of premium quality solar panels by Panasonic, LG, and many other well-known brands in the market, Solar SME installs Enphase inverters and has different variety of inverter options as well. The battery backups we offer includes companies like Enphase, LG, Generac, Panasonic etc. 

What happens if my solar system develops a fault?

With our 25-year all guard warranty, we make sure that we stand with our customers for a long run. In case of any damage or fault in your solar panel system, Solar SME offers free inspection and handles all aspects of removing, repairing, and replacing solar components. 

How long will my Solar panels system last?

Typically an average Solar SME installed system lasts for 30 years. Most brands offer up to 25 years of warranty, but if the system is properly installed, there’s no reason for a solar panel system to not last longer than that.

What more does Solar SME has to offer?

We offer the most lucrative packages to our customers. From all guard warranties to home certification, monitoring, and other add ons, we deliver a proactive monitoring system that will give you an update on whats going on with your system at any time. If our experts notice a lag we will be there to notify you and resolve any hiccups as soon as possible. We not only provide services but peace of mind as well.

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Good quotes for the installing solar panels. Two separate rebates one from encore and the other a tax rebate for a total savings of 40% or more.

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Sep 15, 2020

Hello James, Thank you reviewing Solar SME. We are glad to know that you got to take advantage of solar rebates and are saving more than 40% We hope that you keep saving thousands of dollars in the long run! Regards, Solar SME, Inc.

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Solar SME delivered what they said they would. Had to overcome some local coding obstacles when coming to a new area for the first time, but they persevered and built us a wonderful ground mounted solar array that is working better than advertised. I highly recommend Solar SME.

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Sep 16, 2020

Hi Tim, We appreciate you leaving an excellent review for our services. We are glad that you are extremely satisfied with your ground mount system and we hope that you save thousands of dollars on your electric bills! Regards, Solar SME, Inc.

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Great service, good follow up and good local contractors

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Sep 22, 2020

Hi Arjav! Thank you for your review! Pleased to know that our services met your expectations. Regards, Solar SME, Inc.

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Attentative and accommodating from start to finish. Worked with me to meet my financial requirements to make the project worthwhile.

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Sep 22, 2020

Hi Dusten! Thank you for reviewing our services! Happy to know you're satisfied with your project. We always make sure that our clients make the most out of their investment. Regards, Solar SME, Inc.

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Everything was laid out and work as advertised.

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Sep 16, 2020

Hi Charles, Thank you so much for a 5 star rating! We are glad to know that you have been satisfied with our services! Regards, Solar SME, Inc.

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Fair prices, timely and quality install.

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Sep 16, 2020

Hi Russel, Thank you so much rating our services 5 star! We are happy to serve you and glad to know that you have nothing but positive to say about us. Regards, Solar SME, Inc.

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Great experience so far and they installed, configured the system with necessary HOA and city wide permits and approvals

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Sep 09, 2020

Hi Murali, Thank you so much for a 5 star rating! We're happy to know that you're saving money on electric bills and hope that you keep saving thousands in the long run! Regards, Solar SME, Inc.

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Quality of equipment and installation as well as a great price

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Sep 09, 2020

Hi Bradford! Thank you for leaving an excellent feedback. We're glad that you're satisfied with our services and hope to work with you in the future as well. Regards, Solar SME, Inc.

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Liked most: Good material. Good prices. Good options Disliked: Took too much time to complete the work.

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Sep 09, 2020

Hi Anwar, Thank you for your honest feedback! We are glad to know that you're satisfied with your system. Bigger residential projects sometimes take longer than expected to be completed. We hope that you start saving thousands of dollar on your electric bills! Regards, Solar SME, Inc.

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They were easy to work with. Did a good job; and we’re saving money on our electric bill

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Sep 08, 2020

Hi Jerome, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent feedback. We really appreciate your business and we are glad that you've started saving money on your electric bill. Thank you!

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Process was very smooth, communication was on point. Product works as advertised and it is good value for money at that time. Solar is like buying a HDTV, wait a year and prices are cheaper so nothing they can do but it was great value for money then. I wish they had given be a drone video of the installed product because I have no idea how it looks like on the roof.

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Sep 08, 2020

Hi Vishal, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a 5 star rating. We try our best to deliver the best value for money, we would love to make a drone video of your product installed. We really appreciate your valued input and thoughts on solar! Thank you. Regards, Solar SME, Inc.

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