Go Solar Green NY Overview:
Go Solar Green NY is a solar consultation and installations company based in New York, USA. The company was established in 2008 and it operates in New York City, Nassau County, Westchester, Rockland County and Yonkers in the state of New York. Its headquarters is located at Queens, New York City.
The company works across a range of projects. They provide both low-cost and high-cost solar energy services for their clients. They showcase a wide variety of solar installations and services on their website.
Go Solar Green NY Services and Specifics:
Go Solar Green NY provides the following services;
Solar for Homes
This service is designed for residential purposes. It targets clients who wish to opt for renewable energy supply for their homes.
Solar for Businesses
This is popularly called commercial solar energy services in other solar energy companies. The solar designs and installations are typically built to serve and satisfy the needs of business owners and organizations.
Solar for Industry
Not many solar companies provide this service. Go Solar Green NY offers solar solutions to large industries in remote areas or off-grid locations. Clients can opt for any of the following installations;
- skid/ground mounted
- roof mounted
- pole mounted
- trailer mounted, or
- assembled with industrial quality walk-in shelters for maximum protection and maintenance.
They are also called living roofs or eco-roofs. A green roof is a special type of roof that is partially or completely covered with vegetation which is planted over a flat or slightly-sloped waterproof membrane. Green roofs serve both aesthetic and environmental purposes and are mostly installed atop buildings in urban areas.
Standalone Solar Power Systems
Most solar energy systems in the United States are grid-tied. This implies that grid failure could mean solar failure. But Go Solar Green NY also offers standalone solar power systems, which would take a customer completely off the grid and can produce electricity even when the sun is unavailable.
Solar Thermal Production Systems
Go Solar Green NY also offers solar heating system services and installations, which could reduce the heating bill of a household by 50% to 80%. This service also includes solar water heating and solar pool heating.
LIPA Feed In Tariff
Go Solar Green NY’s website also promotes a partnership with Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) which offers a special service called the LIPA Feed In Tariff. With this service, building owners can lease their unused roof space to solar projects developers and get paid at a feed-in tariff rate.
Based on reviews from the company’s website, customers expressed much satisfaction on their residential solar services. But the website’s portfolio of finished works does not reflect the positive reviews found on the website.
Solar Panels and Services offered by Go Solar Green NY:
Go Solar Green NY uses SunPower Maxeon solar panels and equipment supplied by SunPower Corporation.
SunPower Maxeon solar panels are credited as the most energy-efficient solar panels in the world with an efficiency of about 22.8%.
Installation costs and process:
Go Solar Green NY’s pricing, like that of most solar companies, varies according to the electricity needs of the customers/clients.
On the website, the company offers their services with no down payment necessary, but based on reviews from other databases, customers say that they do make deposits before installation services.
Also, customer reviews from external databases have expressed heavy dissatisfaction with Go Solar Green NY’s services after making down payments. Some have gone as far as filing complaints of fraud with regulatory organizations.
Customers have also expressed dissatisfaction about the poor quality of service during consultations.
- Go Solar Green NY’s website says the company is licensed in New York City, Nassau County, Westchester, Rockland County and Yonkers, in New York state, USA. Apparently they also operate in Africa but there is no indication of being licensed to work in any African country on the website.
- On the website, Go Solar Green NY promotes a partnership with SunPower Corporation as their supplier of solar panels and equipment, and with Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) as a provider of the LIPA Feed In Tariff service.
- The company’s contact details are publicly available. They include their physical address, email address, phone number and operating hours.
- The company’s Board of Directors/Leadership team is not listed officially on their website.
Reviewers have said that the company’s maintenance crew is very hard to reach. They have also expressed dissatisfaction with the customer service saying that they are unresponsive to emails or phone calls. Previous customers have also pointed out a lack of knowledge and expertise required to run solar maintenance service by the maintenance crew.
Go Solar Green NY is a solar installation company that provides a wide variety of renewable energy services in New York, USA. However, regarding the company’s legitimacy and trustworthiness, the information found on the company’s website points towards some major issues. We would advise SolarEmpower readers to take care when working with Go Solar Green NY.
The table below is a summarized review of the company:
|Locations served||New York City, Nassau County, Westchester, Rockland County and Yonkers, in New York state, USA.|
|Services||Solar for homes, businesses and industries, green roofs, standalone solar power systems, solar thermal production systems, and LIPA Feed In Tariff.|
|Solar panels and equipment providers||SunPower Corporation.|
|Cost||Varies according to the client’s electricity needs.|
|Legitimacy||Unattributed licenses. Vague documentation of finished projects found on company’s website|