Solar 101

Here’s what you can expect when you call Clear Site Solar, your trusted solar partner.

Custom Solar Design

Pressure-free Presentation

Site Survey / Electrical Plan

Interconnection / Permits

Installation Day!

Power Turn On

Yes, I want to begin the steps of going solar!

Solar Deep Dive

Your Customer Solar Design

While some solar companies opt for a one-size-fits-all approach, Clear Site Solar sets itself apart by creating tailor-made solar power systems that prioritize energy production. We carefully design each system to harness the full potential of your home's individual specifications.

Pressure-free Consultation

At Clear Site Solar, we're committed to helping you make informed decisions about harnessing solar energy. That's why we offer complimentary, no-obligation solar consultations. During your consultation, our experienced solar advisor will conduct a thorough property inspection, discuss the feasibility of solar installation, and provide you with a personalized quote—free from high-pressure sales tactics. We believe in empowering you with the knowledge you need to comfortably make the decision to embrace solar energy.

Site Survey & Electrical Plan

Before your solar system installation begins, our dedicated team conducts a thorough site survey of your home. This in-depth assessment covers several key factors, including evaluating the condition of your roof, measuring the available solar space, identifying potential obstacles such as vents or skylights, and calculating sunlight availability.


This professional site analysis forms the foundation for designing the optimal solar energy system tailored to your specific needs.


Based on the insights gathered from this site survey, our experienced engineers develop a comprehensive electrical plan for your solar installation. This detailed plan outlines the precise wiring and integration of your system with your home's electrical system and the utility grid. Our expert electrical design and meticulous solar panel configuration ensure that your system generates clean power efficiently and safely.

Net Metering /Permits

At Clear Site Solar, we strive to make your transition to solar energy as seamless as possible. We take care of all the necessary paperwork, permitting, and net metering configuration needed for your solar panel system. Our team collaborates directly with your utility company to facilitate net metering, ensuring that your solar system receives credit for any surplus power it feeds into the grid.

Navigating permitting and regulations can be intricate, but you can trust our experts to manage all the necessary requirements for your specific city and county. Your peace of mind is our priority.

Installation Day

When the day arrives for your solar system installation, our team of skilled professionals will arrive promptly and guide you through the entire process, ensuring transparency and peace of mind.


Our solar installers, will then proceed to securely mount and wire the solar panels precisely according to the engineered design, with utmost care for your home's integrity.

Power Turn On

After the installation of your solar panels, we'll coordinate a power turn-on date for your new system. Our experienced technicians will meticulously inspect all electrical connections, activate the switch, and initiate energy generation. We'll also complete the full activation of monitoring, allowing you to track your solar energy production.


Our team will run comprehensive tests to ensure the proper functioning of your solar array. This process is designed to swiftly get you up and running with your new solar system, so you can begin enjoying the benefits of clean, renewable energy.

Ongoing Support

At Clear Site Solar, our dedication to our customers goes beyond installation. We're committed to building lasting relationships and delivering attentive service throughout the lifespan of your solar system. With our comprehensive warranty and maintenance coverage, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your investment is secure.

Our Minnesota-based team is always just a call away, ready to monitor system performance, answer any questions, and address your needs promptly. We prioritize your satisfaction and the longevity of your solar panels.


An easy way to schedule a FREE consultation is to give us a call!



Feel free to send us an email and we can set up a in person or virtual consultation!


Your freedom is knocking at the door, don't hesitate, make the switch to solar today!



Do solar panels work in the winter?

Yes, solar panels can still generate electricity during the winter months in Minnesota, but their efficiency may be lower compared to other seasons due to several factors:

1.Reduced Daylight Hours

2.Angle of the Sun

3.Snow Cover

Despite these challenges, modern solar panel systems are designed to operate in cold and snowy climates like Minnesota. They can still generate electricity during the winter months.

Can Switching To Solar Really Save Me Money?

Transitioning to solar power in Minnesota has the potential to yield significant long-term savings, although the precise amount varies based on several crucial factors. Here are key considerations to assess the potential cost savings when considering solar panel installation in Minnesota: 

1. Sunlight Availability

2. Electricity Rates 

3. Incentives and Rebates

4. Net Metering

5. Solar System Size and Efficiency

6. Financing Options 

For personalized insights into potential savings, we strongly recommend consulting one of our experienced energy professionals. Their expertise can provide customized guidance aligned with your specific needs and preferences.

How Much Does Switching To Solar Really Cost?

The cost of a solar installation in Minnesota can vary significantly, influenced by various factors such as system size, the quality of solar panels and components, labor expenses, and optional features or upgrades.


However, the exciting news is that, in many cases, you can get started with solar at an initial cost of $0. While you will own your solar system and make solar payments, Clear Site Solar offers the option to install solar with no upfront payment required. In fact, with most of our systems, you won't have to make a payment for the first 60-90 days.


To determine the specifics of your project and explore your financing options, we recommend speaking with our experienced energy consultants. They can provide you with personalized insights into the costs and benefits of your solar investment.

Is Solar The Most Abundant Power On Earth?

The Sun is an abundant source of energy, emitting an immense amount of sunlight. In fact, within just one hour, the Sun delivers more energy to the Earth's surface than the entire world consumes in an entire year. This incredible abundance of solar energy makes it an unparalleled and sustainable resource.

Get to Know the Clear Site Solar Hometown Team

Installing Solar in Minnesota.

For more information on solar please reach out.

Contact Clear Site Solar Corporate

PO Box 657

Lakeville, MN 55044

License BC807432


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