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Updated on 2023-08-19


Spark Solar was founded in 2018 and is based in Willow Park, Texas. This small company specializes in installing solar panels. In addition to commercial solar systems, it installs battery storage systems and EV charging stations.



Solar Panels and Services

Specific Solar Panels Offered

Trina Solar: Trina Solar panels vary, ranging from polycrystalline to monocrystalline to EVA panels. This means that there’ll be a lot of options for customers to choose from, which means they won’t be restricted within a tight budget. The panels have efficiency ratings as high as 20.6%, which is a pretty high mark, and a low temperature coefficient of just -0.36%. Unfortunately, they lose 16.9% of their production capacity over 25 years.


LG: LG panels are widely known for their remarkable efficiency ratings, surpassing the 22% mark. They’re made of full solar cells that are more susceptible to micro-cracks and greater mechanical stress. That said, their temperature coefficients are surprisingly low, as low as -0.24%. Besides, their production capacity soars high at a rate of 90.08% at the end of 25 years. 


Panasonic: These have high efficiency ceilings, with the highest being 22.2%. They can also produce more electricity when the temperature rises above optimal, as their temperature coefficient is -0.26%. Some Panasonic modules with higher wattages can produce up to 92% of their initial production capacity after 25 years, while some with lower wattages still retain 86% of their initial capacity after a similar period. 


Mission Solar: Modules from this brand are much cheaper than panels from other brands with similar specifications. While they lose almost 20% of their initial power capacity over 25 years, they have efficiency ratings of up to 19.9%. 


Tesla: Tesla panels are among the cheapest, despite their quality solar cell composition and low temperature coefficient of -0.31%. 


Specific Types of Solar Offered

Commercial solar: Following a change in focus, Spark Solar now primarily deals with installing roof-mounted and ground-mounted solar systems for commercial clients. The company is also capable of building solar carports. Since this shift towards serving commercial customers, Spark Solar has not yet completed any commercial solar installations.



Installation Costs and Processes

The customer first consults with a Spark Solar consultant to determine which solar system is ideal for their business’s energy needs. The information gathered during this consultation includes the energy usage of the business, its location, and the incentives available to it. 

Once all minds are in agreement concerning the solar project, the solar system is designed. The design of the solar system is presented to the client, and if they’re at peace with it, they enter into a contract with Spark Solar. Then, Spark’s install team sets up the various components of the solar array on the project site. When the system is inspected and approved to operate, it’s turned on. The customer can monitor each stage of the installation process post-contract-signing via their customer portal. 



Spark Solar estimates the cost of solar installation on a project-by-project basis. While the company tries to make the process of going solar financially easy for clients, some have complained about how expensive the financing options they were offered turned out to be. 



Spark Solar, while being a registered entity in Texas, is not accredited by the Better Business Bureau. It also lacks any endorsement from professional solar governing bodies, which can be a crucial factor in assessing trustworthiness. The company has received positive reviews from its past residential customers, but its move into the commercial solar arena is yet to yield any publicly available feedback. Still, it’s a member of the North Texas Roofing Contractors Association, which does lend some weight to its professional standing.



Spark Solar offers solar system maintenance as an independent service. This may be why it does not respond quickly to customer complaints regarding its solar systems. When the company does address these complaints, it makes its best efforts to fix them. Unfortunately, this firm offers no workmanship warranty on its services. 



The SolarEmpower View

Spark Solar is trustworthy, but not with respect to commercial solar installation. The company only began to focus on installing commercial systems in 2022, and it’s had almost nothing to prove its worth. However, since it’s successfully rendered residential services, clients could consider taking a chance on it for commercial solar projects. 

💲Cost: 5/10 ✅Legitimacy: 4/10
⭐️Quality: 6/10 📞Customer Service: 5/10
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Industry Certifications

ASES – American Solar Energy Society
ASES – American Solar Energy Society

Service Types

Residential Solar


Is Spark Solar recommended?

This company is not recommended for commercial solar installation.

Does Spark Solar provide a free consultation?

Spark Solar does not appear to offer free consultations.

I can’t get in contact with Spark Solar - what should I do?

You can try contacting one of the company's representatives on its alternative phone number or by completing a contact form on its website.

Spark Solar Solar Details

395 Pitchfork Trail 918
Willow Park TX

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Chad Kesterson
Chad Kesterson
April 5, 2023
Seth wells with sparks solar…
Seth wells with sparks solar is amazing installed 21 one panels on my parents roof a few years back . And has helped me with several detaches and resets on multiple properties and customers. out over everyone that I know that has solar my parents have the cheapest electric bill and cost of panels there bill was average, for 3 months before the install, that’s the cost on the panels the power they don’t use they sale back to the grid and comes off there bill is less than mine in a one bedroom
As a contractor they make it simple easy and cost effective to have panels detest reset and work with all solar companies
Michael Young
Michael Young
March 9, 2023
Very professional company Start to finish…
Very professional company
Start to finish nothing but a pleasant experience
Thank you to there entire team
tom donaldson
tom donaldson
January 31, 2023
My advice to anyone thinking…
My advice to anyone thinking about doing business with Spark: DON'T DO IT. They installed my system in September. I was led to believe that it would reduce my electric bill by 97%. I am still getting bills in excess of $300 per month. I have been complaining to Seth for over 4 months. All I get from him are excuses. There has been no offer to fix the problem. There has been no offer of restitution. I feel like I have been lied to and cheated out of $50,000. Dealing with Spark has been one of the worst experiences of my life.
Neil Jones
Neil Jones
July 28, 2022
Spark Solar arranged a new…
Spark Solar arranged a new solar installation for me this summer. I had actually backed out of previous pitches because it didn't make sense to me financially earlier this spring. Spark Solar's proposal was 20% less than their competitor's proposal. In the spring, I decided that I would need to pay up front for the panels for it to be worth doing because even financing at 5 - 6% interest didn't seem to provide enough economic benefit over the life of the panels. When Spark Solar was able to connect me with a company offering financing at 2.5% early this summer, I was sold and we got the process started. Along the way, Seth at Spark Solar answered all my questions, spec'd out a system that slightly exceeded my annual usage and is currently performing as predicted, coordinated correction of installation issues (even though installation is done by a separate company), and made sure interconnection agreements were correct and executed properly. It's still too early to say for sure, but after switching to an electric plan with a solar buyback with credits that rollover from month to month, I expect to be able to match or slightly reduce my current costs for electricity. Over the next 25 - 30 years, I should save a ton because electricity rates are destined to rise while my solar loan payments will stay the same (assuming I pay down the loan next year using the federal incentive). We couldn't be happier with the job Spark Solar did in getting us switched over to solar power, and I am happy our new system is contributing to grid stability by adding some much needed power to the grid!

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