Ask A Pro: The Best Solar Installation Companies in Lancaster

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post by Paradise Energy Solutions.

Lancaster County continues to lead the way for solar energy in Pennsylvania. Take a drive down the eastern portion of route 30 or go west on 283 and you will see solar systems both big and small. Many of the county’s businesses, farmers, and homeowners are investing in solar energy to eliminate an expense, save money, and help the environment.

You might be wondering: Why is a solar company like ours (Paradise Energy) writing a post about their competitors? Good question!

Paradise Energy Solutions is proud to call Lancaster County home, and it’s our mission to continue to help the community be good stewards of God’s abundant resources. Purchasing a solar system is a big investment, and it deserves your due diligence. That includes choosing a solar installation company that best fits your needs. The good news for Lancaster County residents is that there are a number of local solar installation companies that have made their home here.

Your installer will have a big impact on your overall satisfaction with solar energy. The installer could impact the aesthetics of your system, the system’s production, and long-term financial return on investment.


Five focus areas when researching solar companies:

1.  Reviews from their customers

Look at their Google Business Listing, Facebook page, and ask for customer references.


2.  Prior work experience

Do they have a history of quality and reliability? Have their systems stood the test of time?


3.  Warranty and guarantees

Look for an installer that goes above the typical manufacturer warranties to guarantee their work and the production of your system.


4.  Industry certifications

NABCEP (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners) and SEI (Solar Energy International) are two leading solar organizations that provide professional certifications.


5.  Company mission and values

This will give you a glimpse into how a company functions and how you will be treated as a customer.



Here is a list of Lancaster County based solar installers

(As provided by Paradise Energy Solutions. The information below was pulled from each company’s website.)

Paradise Energy Solutions

  • About the company: Paradise Energy is a family-owned, full-service solar installation company that provides turnkey solar panel systems backed by workmanship and performance guarantees. They’ve completed over 1,050 installations.
  • Solar Services: Grid-tied solar installations and solar maintenance for businesses, farmers, and homeowners.
  • Based in: Paradise, PA

MVE Solar

  • About the company: MVE Solar designs and installs commercial and industrial solar PV systems
  • Solar Services: Specializes in commercial solar systems.
  • Based in: Ephrata, PA

Belmont Solar

  • About the company: Since 2001, Belmont Solar‘s owner Ben Zook and his team have helped homeowners and small business enjoy the benefits of solar energy.
  • Solar Services: Specializes in off-grid, hybrid, and grid-tied solar systems.
  • Based in: Gordonville, PA

KC Green Energy

  • About the company: KC Green Energy is a  division of Kautz Construction. They are a family-owned business that was started in 2009.
  • Solar Services: Specialize in both installing and designing solar electric roofing systems for residential and commercial locations.
  • Based in: Lancaster, PA

Smucker’s Energy

  • About the company: Smucker’s Energy is a family-owned business that serves homeowners, farmers and businesses.
  • Solar Services: Specializes in off-grid and grid-tied solar energy and wind systems.
  • Based in: Kinzers, PA

Bright Eye Solar

  • About the company: Bright Eye Solar provides full service from consultation and checks to expert installations for both your home and business.
  • Solar Services: Specializes in solar energy.
  • Based in: Lancaster, PA

Wind and Solar

  • About the company: Wind and Solar was formed in 2006 to meet the increased demand for generation of electricity from renewable energy sources.
  • Solar Services: Specialize in solar energy, wind, and backup systems.
  • Based in: Lancaster, PA

Trifecta Solar

  • About the company: Trifecta Solar has a team of highly trained solar panel installers who combine strong work ethic with a thorough knowledge of solar energy.
  • Solar Services: Specialize in solar energy for residential, commercial, and agricultural customers.
  • Based in: Gordonville, PA

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Lancaster County is leading the way for solar energy in the state of Pennsylvania. That is evident by the many good installation companies that call Lancaster County home.

Solar is a 30+ year investment. Make sure you’ve selected a trusted installer who will be your long-term partner. For more tips on selecting the right solar installer click here.

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