Solar Installation Process

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Energy Audit

  • The most important part of solar installation process.
  • Our solar experts analyze your energy usage with annual consumption.
  • We review your kWh usage, the time of day you use it, and plan for future changes that would affect your energy needs.

Solar Consultation

Our solar experts can analyze your energy usage and design a system specific to your needs. Contact us to learn how much you can save.

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Step 2

System Design

  • One of our solar experts will design you a system that meets your lifestyle.
  • We use cutting-edge tools along with years of experience to decide where to place the panels on your property to get the best energy production.
  • Option One Solar will ensure the solar installation process is transparent and accurate.

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Step 3

Cost Benefit Analysis

  • The numbers don’t lie. Going Solar can be as much as ten times less cost than rising utility rates over time; that's a significant savings.
  • We will show you your total cost, payment terms, payoff period, and long-term savings.
  • We prioritize the most updated information to ensure you a smooth solar installation process.
Step 4


  • If you are unable to pay cash, we offer great financing options with low-interest rates and low monthly payments.
  • With Option One you can own your system and achieve energy independence.
  • Don't sign a lease or PPA, with the financing programs we can prove that owning solar is a much better investment.
Step 5

Solar Installation

  • Leave it to our engineering and in-house solar technicians to hook you up with a reliable solar installation.
  • We don’t subcontract our work to ensure quality control.

Site Survey

One of our friendly technicians will conduct a site survey to ensure we’ve accounted for all the conditions of your home and any preferences you may have.

Plan Design

Our engineers create a precise plan design that is then sent to the city for approval and permits.

Due to Covid, Some cities are not back to full staff and make take longer than usual.

Solar Panels Installation

Once we get permits from the city, we will work with you to schedule solar installation.

How long does it take to install solar panels?

  • Most installs take 1-2 days to complete.


The Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), for example, the Town of Apple Valley Building & Safety will come out to inspect the solar installation.

The final inspection may happen on the same day of install in some cases.

Approval by Utilities

 After passing all the inspections, the utility companies will issue Permission to Operate (PTO).

Monitoring & Support

Your system is operating, we set you up with monitoring for your system, and provide you with long-term ongoing support.

Also check out how to claim the solar tax credit.

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