The electricity bill gets bigger every year. You re-adjust the household budget wondering if the increases will ever end. Higher energy costs aren’t going away anytime soon. You’re ready to think about solar options.
You wonder if the technology is affordable. Is it really green? Can you get help with financing and tax credits? Who can you trust for reliable information about a solar system for your San Jose home or business?
As the leading solar company in San Jose and Santa Clara County, we’re at your service with answers to your questions backed by more than 10 years of industry experience. We’re happy to explain your options with a free consultation.
We earn our solid reputation by always delivering quality materials and the highest levels of workmanship.
We’ve installed more than 1,600 residential and commercial systems totaling 11,000 kilowatts across the San Francisco Bay Area from South San Francisco to San Jose. The Silicon Valley Business Journal ranks us as one of the top solar companies in San Jose.
You can depend on us for outstanding customer service, honest proposals and detailed answers to your questions.
We maintain our leadership role among Santa Clara County solar companies with timely project completion that ensures satisfaction with your solar installation.
Our expert teams explain the benefits of off-grid and on-grid systems for your home and business. Customization can include battery backups, exterior lighting and more.
We work up options that seamlessly integrate with existing electrical infrastructure, and we design energy efficient layouts tailored to the size of your property and budget.
Your project is assembled with the very best solar panels available. All our installation services are backed by a 10-year warranty, which oftentimes extends to 25 years.
Our master craftsmen bring years of experience as licensed electricians to every job. Even our competitors count on us when they run into a complicated project.
As you consider available financing options, you have concerns and questions. This isn’t the same as making routine budget decisions at home or work.
We understand. We put our years of industry experience to work helping you develop a financial plan that’s consumer-friendly and rock-solid.
With our guidance, you can choose from a range of plans including pre-pay or loan options. We also explain tax credits in detail.
You’re never pressured into a decision. Our goal is to make sure you have the best solar power system possible. We’re committed to ensuring your complete, long-term satisfaction.
Sandbar is one of the best Santa Cruz solar companies in town, hands down. Scott and his team are experts at what they do. I've witnessed firsthand their attention to detail, and stellar customer service. A solar panel installation for your home will take place without a hitch because Scott will make sure nothing falls through the cracks. These guys know what they're talking about. They've been around for a long time, which is reassuring. Even if you live in San Jose or anywhere over the hill they can service you. They've helped me and my friends switch to solar, and I'm so glad we did.
Working with Sandbar was excellent. We were kept informed about every step. I have not had the installation long enough to learn how much I am saving. Will have to give final evaluation after the :tru-up " bill.
The system Sandbar installed has been up and running for about 8 months. To say that I am pleased with the resulting power bill from our utility company would be an understatement – from $600 to $50. The system is dramatically out performing my expectations. I checked the Solar Edge monitoring system frequently and get a sense of contentment each time.
Sandbar is a huge supporter of our community here in Santa Cruz. They brought their solar trailer to our LogJam surf contest this past weekend and provided all the power for the entire production. In past years we've had to use a fueled generator and it was amazing to have only the sun giving us our power this time. It's silent, no fumes and looks incredibly cool on top of that. Sandbar provides the trailer to dozens of other events in the county each year, and are committed to giving back to the community in a ton of other ways. Not only are they great at what they do - they're also one of the most generous neighbors you could ever want. We love Sandbar!
We are in the market for solar panels and I recently called Sandbar Solar for a quote. August was supposed to come to our house and emailed me last minute to cancel. Then my husband went there to ask them for a quote and we never received one. Its strange to be a customer chasing a company down so they can sell you something. Customer service is a two. Update* After talking with Kristi my husband and I feel that all of the issues we had have been resolved. This company is represented by professional people who do care about the experience you have while making this important purchase. We are now definitely considering going with Sandbar Solar for our home.
Years ago we investigated getting solar panels, but decided to look into it again this year. We had already spoken to a few other companies when we met with August, our Solar Consultant at Sandbar Solar. August was wonderful at giving us honest information and helping us to get what we needed. He helped compare which solar panels were best for our usage. We followed up with our own research and choose the Panasonic panels offered by Sandbar because because of their high efficiency. The communication with the Sandbar team was excellent through the entire process. The installation crew was polite and installed our system in two days! It was less than two weeks from signing our contract, that our system was installed. It is an absolute joy to see our meter go in reverse piling up credits for a lower electrical bills. I would highly recommend working with Sandbar Solar!
The provided a quality product at a good price. They were easy to work with and the system has been working flawlessly. This is the second system I have installed and it is producing better than my first one, and they are the same size systems. The micro inverters let's you know how much each panel is generating so it is easy to see if there is a problem with a panel. Happy to answer any questions about my system. Mark
A good friend of mine recommended Sandbar Solar and I can truly say it has been a wonderful experience in the pre-work, installation and subsequent maintenance of the solar panels we installed in our home. It was so seamless and easy from start to end and in particular want to call out August Materazzi who patiently answered each and every question I had through the entire process And it feels great to be able to generate my own electricity and not rely on PG&E 🙂
August and the Sandbar Solar team have been really great to work with! I highly recommend their services!