Contact prospective customers to determine their solar energy and equipment needs. Evaluate and recommend systems, estimate cost benefits, provide written summaries, and follow-up with customers.
As part of the clean energy economy, Solar Sales Reps: Generate customer leads to develop new accounts; Prepare proposals, quotes, contracts or presentations for potential customers; Select solar energy products, systems or services for customers based on thermal or electric energy requirements, site conditions or price; Assess sites to determine suitability for solar equipment; Calculate potential solar array production for a site; Create customized energy management packages for customers Develop strategic plans for sales territories; Provide technical information to potential customers or dealers; Accept quote requests or orders from dealers or customers; and demonstrate use of solar-related equipment to customers or dealers.
▸ Solar Utility Procurement Specialist
A bachelor's or post-graduate degree in business would support this move.
▸ Solar Project Developer
Certification, industry training, and a financial degree would support this move..
▸ Residential PV System Designer
Certification and mechanical or electrical training would facilitate this move.
▸ Solar PV Technician (commercial/utility)
This path demands significant electrical, mechanical, and solar pv training; certification.