A&R Solar helped construct the largest community solar project in Washington. The Spokane Valley system went online in September 2015 and will serve more than 500 residential and commercial customers. The 425 kW ground-mounted solar array is the biggest facility to use all Washington-made equipment. The Avista Utilities array has 1,512 panels and is large enough to power about 50 households. During...

A&R Solar is looking for a rock star Staff Accountant to join our team as a full-time member in Seattle. In this role you will maintain the day-to-day accounting functions, accruals, financial statement preparation, and perform general accounting functions, as required. You'll work directly with the CFO to run the proverbial accounting ship. Start your application here. Why join A&R Solar? We...

Solar panels weigh about 45 pounds each and measure just over three feet wide by five feet long. For the average home, we install 16-24 panels on the roof, depending on the size of the roof and electrical consumption. There are a couple of ways we get all of these panels on top of your house: a construction lift and...

We’re really proud that Solar Power World, a leading industry publication, has named A&R Solar the top solar contractor in Washington. Wow. A 24-contractor advisory board verified the number of installations each contractor completed, along with the total number of megawatts. The committee also received feedback SolarReviews, which maintains a performance-based quality accreditation for solar installers. A&R ranked first out of 13 solar...

If you have an old-school analog meter, it really will. When your PV system makes more power than your home uses, your electrical service meter reverses — you can watch it go backward. However, utilities have moved to digital metering. These will not give you the satisfaction of watching the meter spin backward, although the backward-pointing arrow on the digital display elicits...

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...