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Meet True South Solar team member Sayler Houppermans

Meet The Team- Sayler Houppermans

Sayler joined the True South Solar Team in early January as a solar installer. When did you first start thinking about solar? I’ve always been interested in renewable energy, solar seems like an easy efficient way to ensure this place we live stays beautiful and green for generations to come. What’s your favorite thing to

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A home with Qcells panels installed by True South Solar

Another Qcell Panel Plant to be Built in the U.S.

The country’s largest crystaline silicon solar panel assembler Qcells is building another plant in 2023 in the U.S. Since 2019, Hanwha, the Korean-owned solar company currently has operated a plant in Georgia which assembles solar panels. Next year, they will be making solar panels and their components right here in the USA. Qcells, which has

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True South Solar Completed Work Map 2022

A Map of Our Completed Jobs

Since 2010, True South Solar has completed more than 1,100 solar panel installations – exclusively in Southern Oregon. As you can see on this interactive map, many of these installations were made in your neighborhood or town. Why do we only work in Southern Oregon? We choose to work only in Southern Oregon because this

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Another clean, green renewable solar energy system installed by True South Solar.

What is Most Important When Selecting a Home Solar Installer?

When selecting a home solar installer, there are several important factors to consider: Overall, it is important to do your research and carefully consider these factors when selecting a home solar installer to ensure a successful and cost-effective installation. Are you ready to learn about going solar the right way? Please give us a call

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Net Metering and Solar in Southern Oregon

You may have heard or seen the term “net metering” when learning about solar. But, what exactly is “net metering” and how does it work? Do we have net metering in Southern Oregon? Does it work when putting solar panels on your house? Here in Southern Oregon, your house must be tied to the local

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The True South Solar team installs solar panels.

FAQ: How long does it take to install solar panels?

A common question we get is how much time it takes for installation and what is the process? In general, from the time a contract is signed until the system is installed can be anywhere from six to twelve weeks. The installation itself typically takes 1-2 days for a residence. The processing time depends on

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True South Solar Bolt electric vehicle

Electric Vehicles: Watt’s the Deal?

How to Make the Best Use of an E-Vehicle One day soon, we’ll just be calling them “cars” and “trucks,” but today, electric vehicles are new and different. Are you interested in buying an electric vehicle but unsure about the advantages? Already own one but want to learn more about long-distance travel? Read on. If

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Ashland Oregon

Do Trees Limit Your Ability to Go Solar?

Can you add solar to your home or business even if you are surrounded by trees? The answer depends on a variety of factors, including the current height and expected growth of the trees, proximity to the site, and more. You need to know how much a tree’s shade is going to influence the output

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True South Solar's team of experts

What Makes True South Solar Different?

We are True South Solar. We are here to bring clean, renewable solar to everyone—simply and affordably. Our local team of solar professionals takes great pride in providing ridiculously great service, industry-leading expertise, and a long-term commitment to our clients. Ridiculously Great Customer Service Going solar is a big commitment. We’re here to support you

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True South Solar installed solar panels on a home in Central Point with Table Rock in the distance

True South Solar’s Power Bill Replacement (PBR) Program

Did you know that True South Solar offers an affordable $0 down financing program? It’s true! Working with our financing partners, we can free our clients from their power company. We call it our Power Bill Replacement (PBR) Program. There is very little difference to your bank account month-to-month. But there is a HUGE difference

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Tesla Powerwall is a great storage solution for your home or business.

Solar + Storage: Peace of Mind

Sometimes the Power Goes Out You can have peace of mind with True South Solar’s ultimate solar+storage solution: Tesla Powerwall. Did you know that when the power goes out, traditional grid-tied solar systems cannot power your home? The power goes out sometimes. It’s just a fact of life. Sometimes it’s because of a natural disaster

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Q Cells Solar Panels at True South Solar

Q-Cell Panels Are offered at True South Solar

QCell solar panels provide an excellent choice for your home solar array. The panels, manufactured in Dalton, Georgia, are designed to very high standards. They come with a 25-year energy production warranty and are engineered to last up to 40 years. The all-black faced panels offer a cleaner look than older panels and the efficiency

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