At Clean Solar, quality assurance is our top priority. We are recognized as a preeminent leader in the solar and energy storage industry and have received many accolades for our Clean Solar quality installations and unparalleled customer service. Here is a sampling of independent third party organizations in which we are listed. Click on the company’s logo to see what homeowners and business owners are saying about us.

Clean Solar is 5-star rated overall on Yelp and exceeded the milestone of 300 5-star reviews, (filtered and unfiltered) making us the solar installer with the most 5-star reviews.

MetroActive organizes the Best of Silicon Valley reader poll, inviting all to vote for their favorite Silicon Valley businesses. MetroActive added the “Best Solar Company” category in 2015 to the nominations, and Clean Solar was named its first winner. The following year they did not include this category.

The Bay Area News Group, who print the San Jose Mercury News and the East Bay Times runs an annual reader poll looking for the Best in Silicon Valley. Since 2012, Clean Solar has been listed as the “Best Solar Installer.”

B Corp completes a rigorous evaluation of companies that want to be named a Certified B Corporation. Clean Solar met the comprehensive performance standards to qualify. B Corps are companies that use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems and meet higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.

B Corp recognized Clean Solar, among other B Corporations, “Best for the World 2019” in the “Best for Environment” category administered by the non-profit B Lab. The assessment measures a company’s impact on the world.

The very nature of Clean Solar’s business is to save Bay Area home and business owners money on their electricity bills by generating and storing their own clean, renewable energy. Solar Power subsequently reduces a home’s or businesses’ greenhouse gas emissions. Aligning with its philosophy, Clean Solar has also made tremendous strides to reduce their emissions as a business, and CoolCalifornia honored us as a Small Business Climate Leader.

Solar Power World, the industry’s leading source for technology, development and installation news, compiled a list of the Top 500 Solar Contractors for the year and Clean Solar earned the rank of #1 for local Bay Area residential solar installers based on total megawatts installed. The list represents the best residential and commercial solar contractors in the entire United States.

For the third consecutive year, Inc. 5000 magazine ranked Clean Solar on its annual, exclusive ranking of the nation’s 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. Clean Solar ranked in the top 20 for all energy companies in California. For the third consecutive year, Clean Solar is the only energy industry company in the San Jose-metro area to be ranked.

Clean Solar has received recognition as one of the Bay Area’s Top Workplaces by the Bay Area News Group for two consecutive years. Recognition is based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by the company’s employees. We are the top solar company in the Bay Area to work for!

Clean Solar has an ‘A+’ Rating with the Better Business Bureau. BBB strives to provide an ethical marketplace with high standards of integrity and performance where buyers and sellers can trust each other.

Cleans Solar is an “A” Rated Solar Contractor on Angie’s List. This consumer-driven service creates a diverse forum of graded reviews on consumers’ real-life experience with local service providers.

Best of the Bay KRON Television Channel 4 in 2011 awarded Clean Solar the title of “Best Solar Installer in San Jose.”

On the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 2015 Best Solar Installer list, Clean Solar ranked #7 overall for kilowatts installed in 2013. We were the top-ranked exclusively residential solar installer. Clean Solar also ranked #3 for the total number of solar systems installed locally in 2013 and ranked #4 for kilowatts of residential systems installed locally in 2013. The Silicon Valley Business Journal stopped producing this report after the California Rebate Program exhausted its funds.

Good Times Magazine in Santa Cruz, California, runs the annual “Best of Santa Cruz” reader poll to celebrate the best local businesses serving Santa Cruz County. In their 2015 poll, Clean Solar was a runner-up for “Best Solar Company.”

Clean Solar has appeared on the 2013 list for the Top 250 Solar Contractors in the United States, Clean Solar ranked as #161. Of the solar companies installing residential Solar in California, Clean Solar is the largest local installer in the Bay Area, ranking #56 among all U.S. residential installers and #3 among all Bay Area residential installers.


We are a licensed, bonded, and incorporated solar electric photovoltaic (PV) contractor – CA Contractors License #910849. We are members of active members of CALSSA one of the finest non-profit solar and energy storage organizations in California.


We meet or exceed all state requirements regarding liability insurance. Clean Solar carries $1 Million in liability insurance and $2 Million general aggregate insurance.


As solar energy technology evolves, the Clean Solar team keeps up to speed with all technological advancements, class certifications, and workers comp.


Clean Solar partnered with Metro Ed vocational school in San Jose to build and teach the school’s new solar installation class. We built a curriculum from scratch and taught the industry’s future installers the solar industry’s best practices.

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