Deep-dives on solar products and business insight for residential and commercial solar installers.

In-depth articles, videos, podcasts, and more. We discuss solar products, the solar market, and the business of running a healthy and successful solar contracting company.

Featured Articles on Solar Products and Solar Technology

Silfab Solar Webinar Video: Gain Your Sales Edge with Made in North America PV Modules

BayWa r.e. has become a United States distributor for Silfab Solar’s high-efficiency, monocrystalline premium PV modules

BayWa r.e. Solar Town Hall — June 24: California's Solar Policy Battleground

What gets decided in California has broad implications for the rest of the United States. Our next industry roundtable tackles the Golden State as a policy battleground for our solar installation industry.

Solar Tech Talk Bonus Episode: Solar Pride Month 2021!

The LGBTQ+ solar professionals community is growing fast, and BayWa r.e. is here to support. Learn more about how to get involved.

Podcasts and Articles on Solar Financing 

A Residential Solar Financing Chat: Navigating Current Trends and Options for Installer Success

Research Analyst Bryan White of Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables stops by for a podcast chat with Rachel Schapira and Tom Miller

Growing Your Young Solar Business During a Recession: A Word on Cash Flow and Good Partnerships

Our Director of Residential Financing offers advice on how young companies can still ride the momentum of our growing solar installation industry.

Financing Podcast: Financing 101 for Your Solar Installation Business

Our Director of Residential Financing Rachel Schapira provides an intro on how contractors can best leverage solar financing products.

Solar Tech Talk

Featuring Deep Dives on Solar Products, Business Tips, and Industry Veterans

Aaron and Kate dive into rapid shutdown, demystifying some of the who, what, and why’s of these important PV system safety requirements. For context and overview, they first meet up with Jason Fisher, Founder of Solar Technical Consulting, Inc. but also, Vice Chair of SEIA’s Codes & Standards Working Group, and a NEC Code Making Panel 4 member. Then A&K chat with Blair Reynolds, Utility Scale Energy Storage Product Manager at SMA America

Solar Town Halls: Important topics featuring expert guests from around the industry.

Solar Town Hall — February 24: To Originate or Not? Working with Outside Sales Organizations (Episode 202)

As a solar contractor, when should you consider getting outside help for sales origination? Our expert roundtable weighs in on the pitfalls and positives on working with sales channel partners.

Solar Town Hall - January 27: Looking Ahead at 2021 (Episode 201)

We gathered industry leaders to discuss what to expect in 2021 for customer engagement, labor and supply chain, and the business climate for our solar installation industry.

Solar Town Hall - December 9: Working Together to Offer Solar in Every Community

In this #SolarTownHall, we talked with leaders from around our industry on growing equity and access to solar opportunities across the United States.