Can I install solar on my pole barn?

Maybe.

Whether or not solar can go on the roof of a pre-engineered structure–whether it’s a pole barn, carport, or manufactured home–has to do with its load-bearing capacity. This isn’t the time to guess or hope whether the structure will hold up under the added weight of solar panels when snow and wind storms hit; we often have engineering reports to ensure the barn can support the solar energy system for years to come. It’s your investment!

Things You Should Know Before You Go Solar
We’ve compiled some of the questions we have received over the years. We think people should ask a solar contractor some tough questions when they are considering installing solar. We want you to have the information you need so that you can make the decision that is best for you. Customers who are educated about solar make our industry stronger.

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