Experience savings of up to 1/3 below conventional cost on small-energy-footprint homes and nonprofit organizations
Register for a free online webinar to learn how to install solar energy systems. Then volunteer on solar energy projects in your community.
Learn the basics of installing rooftop solar energy systems by volunteering with SunWork. This 3-hour online event teaches the basics of rooftop solar, solar equipment, electricity, and construction safety. This orientation is a great opportunity to learn about clean renewable energy.
Once you’ve completed this training, you are eligible to join us to install residential and nonprofit solar systems in your community. Volunteers work together with SunWork’s professional staff, attaching racking, running conduit, hanging inverters, and mounting the solar panels that make a solar system tick. Some of our volunteers leverage this experience toward a career in solar energy. Others plan to install solar on their own homes. Most volunteers enjoy supporting the expansion of clean renewable energy and helping provide solar energy for their communities. Please see our Bay Area and Central Coast web pages for the communities we serve.
After you register, you will receive a Zoom Meeting link via your Eventbrite registration confirmation email. Please scroll toward the bottom of the email to find the Zoom link.
-This orientation session will be conducted online using Zoom. The session requires you to have access to a Smartphone, Tablet, or Computer with the Zoom App installed. Ideally, you will also have a camera available on your device.
-You must be 18 or older to volunteer (or if 16 or 17, with parent or guardian permission.)
SunWork did a brilliant job installing the 28kw system on the roof of our parish hall. Friendly, competent, and cost savings are hallmarks of this...... read more
Really enjoyed working with them - from planning to execution. We had them install an 18 kW system at our meditation center. Being a non-profit...... read more
All I can say is WOW. These guys are so professional from beginning to end. We didn't think we could get solar, due to our small electric bill and...... read more
We had such a great experience with our SunWork installation in August. Communication was excellent. I participated in the installation, which was a...... read more
SunWork was, without a doubt, the most comprehensive and perfect service we have experienced. Typically the cost of any remodel, addition, or home...... read more
The process was so painless and easy, thanks Bryan Noel and SunWork! I heard SunWork interviewed on KCBX radio and was instantly interested in their...... read more
It's an amazing company!! They installed a complete system on my house. I usually do the work on my house and can be very specific on doing a job...... read more
The Pricing is AWESOME! The workmanship in my area was SUPERB! Their business model explains it all. Bid them! You won't regret it.
My wife and I were introduced to SunWork at a presentation in San Luis Obispo. From that time on we worked with Project Lead Bryan Noel, regarding...... read more
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Solar Power World interviewed SunWork in October for a podcast. They were so interested in the SunWork model that all three editors, Kathie Zipp, Kelly Pickerel and Kelsey Misbrener traveled to the Bay Area from Ohio to volunteer on a 5.2 kW solar system for an East Bay home owner in December.
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In general, an existing solar system can be upgraded to add battery backup. However, it is expensive and SunWork does not install batteries at this time.
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