As a member of our electrical crew, you will be helping us install solar energy systems for residential and commercial applications. We are looking for someone who is dedicated to their work and has a strong sense of pride in the quality of their craft.PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE NOT: -Excellent at bending conduit.-Comfortable with heights, working on...

A&R Solar is a Seattle-based, employee-owned solar installation company seeking a solar designer to join our team. We have been installing solar for eight years and continue to grow quickly. As a part of the design team, you will be helping us design and estimate solar energy systems for residential and commercial applications. We are looking for someone who is...

The Puget Sound Business Journal has confirmed what we already knew—A&R Solar is a great place to work. Our company was named as a finalist for the newspaper’s 2015 Puget Sound Best Workplaces. Employees filled out an online survey, and our team scored us among the highest based on questions related to job satisfaction, relationships with their bosses, camaraderie with fellow...

Two community solar projects in Washington State will soon be up and running, offering residents in Clark and Benton counties an affordable green investment that will save them money on their power bills. A&R Solar is in the process of installing ground-mounted solar arrays in Kennewick and should be done soon. Work on the arrays in Vancouver began on June 1st...

This post was originally published by A&R Solar customer Nick Strauss on the Northwest Edible Life website. Read the full post here. We just passed the one year anniversary of our solar power system going live. How do things look after a full year? Pretty good. First some numbers, then let’s talk about how we got there. When A&R Solar installed our...

One of Seattle’s iconic houseboats now is partly powered by solar energy. Limited roof space didn’t stop William Donnelly from installing a solar system on his floating home on Lake Union. For Donnelly, going solar was less about financial savings and more about being a pioneer in the clean energy movement while motivating others in the Eastlake community to do the same. Donnelly’s...

As we told you in an earlier post, state lawmakers are considering a plan to overhaul and expand Washington's Renewable Energy Cost Recovery Incentive Payment Program. The changes would help thousands of new customers and create new jobs in the growing state solar industry. Changes would not affect customers who already have installations. As legislators begin a second special session to pass...

A program designed to help homeowners and businesses offset the costs of installing solar systems may be extended and overhauled before the Washington State Legislature wraps up this year’s session. A&R Solar is part of Solar Installers of Washington, a trade association that is lobbying for changes to the Renewable Energy Cost Recovery Incentive Payment Program that would help thousands of...

Here Solar installer groups from inside and outside are split over potential changes to the solar incentives here in Washington. Let it be known that The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) does little to no business in Washington. There may be an untapped source of hydroelectricity in the Pacific Northwest. In Portland, a company is now generating power by putting turbines in...