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Choose the Central Coast's #1 Solar Installer

Discover how much your home or business can save by going solar with the local experts at Sandbar.

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Increase Your Company's Bottom Line

Free yourself from rising PG&E costs and demonstrate corporate social responsibility with solar power for your business.

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Reduce Your Home Energy Bill & Save the Planet

Decrease your dependency on fossil fuels and save up to 100% on your energy bill with a home solar power system that pays for itself in about 5-7 years.

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Be Part of the Solution

Don’t support offshore oil drilling on the California Coast - install an environmentally-friendly and socially responsible home solar system this year and do your part to protect the landscape you love.

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Our Central Coast & Santa Cruz Solar Services

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Professional workmanship, custom solar installations and affordable financing keep us ahead of the competition. We're proud to be the area's most trusted local solar installer for residential solar panels.

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Secure your company's independence from skyrocketing electricity costs with our commercial solar energy systems. We bring more than 14 years of industry experience to every project.

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Powering public buildings with solar panels saves taxpayer dollars, creates jobs and offsets carbon emissions. It's a win-win system for municipalities, and we make it happen quickly and efficiently.


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Sandbar's Microgrid: Powering a Better Future

The time is now to invest in a sustainable electricity system. In 2018, we designed and installed a microgrid to effectively power our large office and warehouse (read case study here). This independent energy source utilizes solar panels, an energy storage system, and a natural gas generator to supply clean, renewable energy to our facility. We no longer rely on utility companies for electricity and are therefore not affected by power outages.

At Sandbar, we are committed to “going green” and making our community and the world a better place for generations to come through the use of resilient energy. Are you ready to learn how your home or business can benefit from energy storage systems? Join us today, and power a better future.

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Local Means Everything to Us

Talk to anyone who knows about solar panels in Santa Cruz County, the Central Coast and beyond. We have a long-standing reputation for designing and installing large, complex projects and residential arrays alike. We handle smaller residential solar panel installations with our trademark efficiency and professionalism, and always do our best to ensure our customers are happy. When you work with us, you’ll get access to our more than 35 full-time employees and all the knowledge they possess about renewable energy.

If you're looking for a reliable solar company in Santa Cruz, CA give our team a call today to find out how we can help you.

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Why Choose Sandbar Solar & Electric

  • LongevityFor more than 14 years, our experienced team of local solar installers has been providing high-quality consultation, design, engineering and installation services for residential and commercial clients. With 150+ years of combined solar experience, we are one of the most established solar companies in the state, and you can trust that we'll be around for years to come. 
  • No Outsourcing or Subcontracting - EverHere at Sandbar we believe Santa Cruz solar companies deliver the best services when everything is kept in house. It's a full accountability model we're proud to support. You won't have to jump through hoops and hurdles to get someone to help you. If there's an issue or you have a question, we're just a phone call away.
  • Large Service AreaWe're based in Santa Cruz, CA but help businesses and homeowners all over the Central Coast and the Bay Area go solar - from San Francisco and San Jose to Salinas and Monterey. We're proud to have the capacity to help many customers each day with their solar power needs

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