Solar Installation Process

For a non-professional the process of solar system installation may seem complicated at first site. However, the installer’s perspective of the work is quite different. At LA Solar Group, we want to make the process simple for our customers. The detailed steps below describe the customer’s and the installer’s responsibilities in the installation process:


  • Learn and research about going solar
  • Decide and make the first step to go solar
  • Find the right solar system and solar panel installation company in your area
  • Discuss the solar system and the solar panel installation cost
  • Sign the contract
  • Provide access and information if/as needed
  • Make payment(s)


  • Understand customer’s goals and specific requirements
  • Understand customer’s current usage and rate plan
  • Create an initial design based on satellite imagery and design tools
  • Discuss the initial solution options and costs, then arrive at a go-forward plan
  • Conduct a site analysis
  • Create the final plan
  • Sign the contract
  • Obtain permits and, if required, HOA approval
  • Install system
  • Inspect system
  • Install net meter
  • Obtain permission to operate (PTO)


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