Sell solar panels online

Start, run, and grow your solar panel business

Get the training, tools, and support you need to build the solar panel business you’ve always wanted.

Everything you need to sell solar panels

Free resources

Learn at your own pace with on-demand courses from Shopify Compass, and with other business owners on the Shopify Community forums. Find answers to your questions on the Shopify blog, or in our comprehensive guides.

Professional tools

Create an online solar panel store that reflects your unique brand with over 4 customizable and responsive themes. Efficiently manage your inventory and process customer orders all from one unified dashboard.

Smart marketing

Grab your customers’ attention with targeted marketing campaigns on social media and Google. Make sure customers can find your solar panel store by using Shopify’s built-in SEO tools and integrated blogging.

Award-winning support

Connect with Shopify customer support over online chat, phone, or email. Support is available 24/7, and can help with almost any challenge your solar panel business encounters.

Learn more about selling solar panels

  • To start selling solar panels online, you first need to find prospective buyers. Knowing where they reside will help you channel marketing and SEO efforts efficiently. To reach your prospective consumers, set up a Shopify store that’s easy to navigate using any of the 70+ customizable themes. Use high-quality pictures and invest in detailed product descriptions to convince website visitors to buy your solar panels.

  • Shopify makes it simple to set up and run your online store. When you host your website on Shopify you get access to a full content management system with full blogging capabilities, mobile commerce compatibility, and 100+ payment gateways to accept payments from anywhere in the world.

  • Yes, you can sell solar panels on Shopify. You can run promotional campaigns on third-party websites right from your Shopify store, and you can also monitor the full overview of your store’s performance. You can even learn more about your customers via customer profiles, which will help you connect with them better. Shopify is a robust ecommerce platform that offers omnichannel marketing features, providing ease of access to your website on any device.

  • Yes, selling solar panels is profitable. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, in the past ten years, the solar industry has grown, on average, by about 42%. Since installation costs for solar has been reduced by more than 70% over that ten year period, more people are starting to use solar energy. In 2020, solar saw it's largest percentage ever with 43% of all electric usage added to the grid coming from solar power.

  • Pricing solar panels depends on power capacity and quality. The best practice for pricing solar panels is to analyze your competitors and calculate your costs using Shopify’s free profit margin calculator.

  • The kinds of solar panels that sell best are monocrystalline, polycrystalline, and thin film.

  • One good example of an online solar panel store is Loom Solar, a Shopify-powered store that manufactures mono PERC solar panels and lithium batteries.

Scale your sales

Powerful apps

Showcase your solar panels with professionally edited photos or build customer loyalty with rewards programs. With over 80 options in the Shopify App Store, you can customize your store experience and test for success.

Sell everywhere

Sell your solar panels online, in-person, and wherever your customers are. Quickly accept payments, view sales, fulfill orders, and track inventory with the Shopify POS app—no matter where you sell.

Scalable pricing plans

For solar panel businesses at every stage and size

Basic Shopify

Best for new ecommerce businesses with occasional in-person sales

$29per month

Shopify

Best for growing businesses selling online or in-store

$79per month

Advanced Shopify

Best for scaling businesses that require advanced reporting

$299per month

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