Positive Solar Energy
Positive Solar Energy has a lot going for them, but we also want potential solar customers in the Albuquerque-Santa Fe area of New Mexico to see the whole picture. Finding the right solar company can be a time-consuming process. However, our competitor comparisons minimize the time it takes to decide on a solar company. Below we have compiled aspects of Go Solar Group and Positive Solar Energy that customers value.
Should You Go with the Solar Expert or An Installer Who’s Been in the Market Longer?
While we have not been in the market as long as Positive Solar Energy, we have the most knowledgeable installation crew and staff about all things solar. One needn’t look any further than our blog content and how easy it is to find Go Solar Group online. Search engines favor us in solar searches over most (if not all) contemporary New Mexico solar companies because of the sheer amount of solar-specific information on our website. This content helps homeowners learn about important factors in solar that may otherwise be overlooked by another installer.
Comparing Company Values
There is a major benefit to going with a solar company that is newer in the market than its competitors. That benefit is that the newer company will tend to provide excellent service to its new customers since they make up a much larger percentage of their customer base than long-term companies in the given market.
Company values help customers see past companies’ reviews and help you understand their goals and intentions. Both Go Solar Group and Positive Solar Energy have strong company values that set them apart from the many New Mexico solar companies out there, many of whom use regrettably dishonest and shady sales tactics.
Positive Solar Energy Values
As a Certified B Corporation, Positive Solar Energy strives to help the environment and society as a whole through ethical business practices, an employee-owned business platform, and engagement in local community projects, such as habitat for humanity. Their number one focus, however, includes creating a positive solar experience for all of their customers.
Go Solar Group Values
While Go Solar Group hasn’t gone through the B Corp Certification process, it does care about the environment and the communities who live in it. Go Solar Group doesn’t just have a history of service in the local communities in which it installs solar. It also focuses on charitable actions abroad through 1heart1mind.org, which our Executive Team founded to assist Go Solar Group in bringing solar to homes worldwide.
For every system Go Solar Group installs in the U.S., they microfinance the equivalent of that system for a Ugandan family in need. 1heart1mind also focuses on making high-quality education cost-effective and accessible to Ugandan children. The organization recently built a solar-powered boarding school with a headmaster and teaching staff. Our CEO, Keven Jensen, is a member of the Board of Directors for Mothers Without Borders in Africa and SelectHealth.
Today Go Solar Group continues to realize the founders’ vision by donating a portion of every installation towards micro-loans in Uganda through the non-profit 1heart1mind. It also does its part to better serve everyone by committing to its company values of giving back, accountability, synergy, and improvement.
Helping Customers Choose the Best New Mexico Solar Company for them
While trying a new product for $5 or even $15 may not take a lot of extra thought and research, residential solar costs quite a bit more than $15: The price tag is big, but the savings are even bigger. Although solar customers generally save a lot of money, people who take the solar process seriously and are considering it for their homes have a lot of questions that have nothing to do with savings. That’s where each New Mexico solar company’s expertise comes into play.
How Positive Solar Energy Educates Customers
Positive Solar Energy has installed solar panels in New Mexico since 1997. As a long-time local company, this solar provider can attest to experience in the state and know-how regarding the installation process. They claim an efficient, friendly, and hassle-free service that educates their customers throughout the process.
Go Solar Group’s Focus: Education, Not Sales Tactics
Keeping customers informed of their project’s progress helps them have a quality solar experience. However, they also need resources to turn to for their questions, like knowledgeable solar consultants and helpful solar-specific content for homeowners based on their location.
Go Solar Group focuses on educating the customer rather than convincing them to buy. This consultative approach helps New Mexico homeowners account for all the variables that matter to them.
The Role of Quality Solar Products
When comparing solar companies, the products they use and the price point they quote go hand-in-hand. Customers should first consider their solar needs and which products and services will help achieve their solar-specific goals, whether the goals involve savings or environmental solar factors.
Positive Solar Energy Products
According to their website, Positive Solar Energy offers REC Alpha solar panels, The REC N-Peak Series, LG NeON 2, LG NeON R, and SunPower solar panels.
However, most of their customer reviews refer to the SunPower solar panel. Their solar modules also come with a 30-year extended warranty from Positive Solar Energy, which covers all electrical and mechanical failures from regular/intended use of the solar array.
Positive Solar Energy’s website only promotes the Tesla Powerwall and financing through Nusenda Credit Union. However, EnergySage and SolarReviews state they also use HomeWise for solar financing and carry Enphase and Solar Edge inverters; Unirac mounting equipment, and Sonnen home batteries.
Go Solar Group Products
As part of the Go Solar Group Product Suite, the company typically installs Axitec solar panels. However, we also offer premium solar panel options in LG, Solaria, and Silfab modules. Go Solar Group also uses SolarEdge inverters; Everest and Iron Ridge mounting products; the Tesla Powerwall home battery; Goal Zero emergency battery options; and the Nest E thermostat.
Go Solar Group also works with lenders to offer low-interest loans for zero-down. These payment programs allow solar homeowners to replace their electricity bills with solar without any financial strain. Most homeowners’ interest rates on solar loans for their New Mexico homes are eclipsed
Which Company Is Best for You?
While this comparison has given an overview of what each company offers, it isn’t a replacement for a free customized quote based on your home’s electricity usage patterns. If one or both of these companies feel like a good option, we advise you to get a quote from both of them. Bear in mind, however, that price is not the only thing in solar that should be considered.
We’d like everyone who reads this post to install solar with us, but we also know some customers have different priorities best met by another solar company in the Albuquerque-Santa Fe area.