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Inc 5000 Award

Standard Solar has been named one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America for four consecutive years by Inc. Magazine.

NABCEP - National American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners

To ensure the highest level of expertise to our customers, Standard Solar projects are managed by NABCEP certified professionals every step of the way.

Green Business Certification Program - Montgomery County, MD

Standard Solar is a Montgomery County Certified Green Business. We are committed to reducing our waste, recycling and reusing materials and promoting other sustainability practices throughout all areas of the business.


Standard Solar was founded in 2004 by solar energy pioneer, Neville Williams, who together with PV industry veterans Tony Clifford, Lee Bristol and Gerry Braun launched the Company's operations in Maryland.  Standard Solar's first residential customer was Rhone Resch, president of the Solar Energy Industries Association.  Standard Solar was founded with the goal of solving the world’s energy and environmental challenges through renewable energy applications.  Since then Standard Solar has helped nearly 1000 households achieve their goal of energy independence. 

In 2007 Standard Solar expanded their business to include commercial, government and academic installations.  With complete design, procurement, construction, financing, and maintenance capabilities in house, Standard Solar quickly became the clear cut choice for any and all solar electric system solutions.  During that year Standard Solar designed and installed what was then the largest solar electric system between New Jersey and Florida: a 205 kW array atop the U.S. Department of Energy Forrestal Building Headquarters in Washington, DC.  Since then Standard Solar has installed large solar arrays at numerous locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic region including the University of Delaware, GSA’s Terry Sanford Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, George Washington Carver Elementary School of St. Mary’s County Public School System (SMCPS), Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) and Kelly & Sons Electrical Construction in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. 

In 2009 Standard Solar launched Standard Energy Solutions (SES). SES performed in-depth energy audits for homes and offered customers simple and dependable energy improvements and solar energy solutions. After years of successfully helping Mid-Atlantic homeowners reach their efficiency goals, SES charted a new course in early 2013. SES became the centralized company for all residential services helping homeowners take control of their energy consumption, household energy efficiency and energy costs. As a Standard Solar Company, SES is a trusted partner in identifying and executing turnkey sustainable energy solutions, from solar systems and energy efficiency services to home energy management products.

In 2010 Standard Solar added utility and agricultural projects to their portfolio.  With a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed with American Municipal Power (AMP), Standard Solar is installing 300MWs of solar projects throughout the Midwest region.  In addition, Standard Solar is underway installing multiple large scale agricultural solar projects in Delaware and Maryland.  Standard Solar is teaming with partners to provide the clear cut turnkey solution to all their customer’s energy issues.  

Today Standard Solar employs more than 80 dedicated advocates of solar energy and energy efficiency solutions and is leading homeowners, businesses, government agencies and educational institutions into a cleaner energy era out of its headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, about 15 miles north of Washington, DC.  Standard Solar continues to expand its regional footprint working with residential and commercial customers throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Ohio.   

Since 2004, Standard Solar has been helping customers reach their solar energy goals by changing the way they receive energy. When you work with Standard Solar, you can expect a true solar partnership.  Our combination of expertise and innovation makes us one of the solar industry’s most trusted and respected companies. We are dedicated to implementing and exceeding the strictest industry requirements.

Standard Solar’s expertise in designing, installing, commissioning and maintaining solar energy systems means we are uniquely qualified to deliver the right system for your home or business.  We pair our deep knowledge and strong network to deliver a customized solution for you. Our systems feature the industry’s premium panels and advanced system monitoring technology for optimal solar system performance. Our experience, both in the industry and in your neighborhood, ensures we create a customized system that generates the greatest benefit for you.

Contact us today and partner with Standard Solar – the solar leader you can trust.