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EmPower Solar

EmPower Solar develops, engineers, installs, and services solar and battery systems for residential and commercial clients. Since 2003, EmPower Solar has empowered thousands of New York homeowners and businesses with 35 megawatts of distributed solar.

Mission & Vision

Our mission is to empower clients with high performance solar power and battery systems. Our vision is to create a new energy paradigm powered by clean, renewable energy for a more prosperous, healthy, and civil world. Our approach to business is driven by our desire to deliver the highest quality work, and is guided by our core values.

The EmPowering Way

The company culture is defined by the EmPowering Way, which results in consistent 5-star customer service reviews.

Core Value

Professionalism

We aim to demonstrate respect, courtesy, integrity, and responsibility with every colleague, client, partner, and competitor. Our professionalism remains resilient regardless of circumstance, and is strengthened by overcoming challenges.

Core Value

Teamwork

Our success is driven by our team. We constantly strive to improve teamwork through communication, cooperation, and collaboration, and recognize the value that diversity brings to our organization. Each individual brings a unique perspective to the table and plays an essential role in helping accomplish our mission.

Core Value

Excellence

Excellence is our passion, and something that we strive for daily, in everything that we do as individuals and as a company. Our high standards and commitment to hard work allows us to deliver the outstanding products and services.

Core Value

Client Focus

There’s nothing more important to our mission than the satisfaction of our clients, which is why we’re always asking ourselves “What is in the client’s best interest?” By continuously considering and addressing the unique needs of our clients we’re able to provide the best solutions with unparalleled service.

Core Value

Commitment to Clean Energy

Our driving force is the protection of our shared planet. The current fossil fuel-based system poses a threat to the environment, public health, and our quality of life. We’re determined to provide solutions to these challenges by promoting clean energy technologies and helping our region meet an ambitious goal of 100% renewable energy by 2050. Together, we are EmPowering the clean energy revolution.

EmPowering the Clean Energy Revolution

Eco-friendly solutions to power your world

Awards & Recognition

Since 2003, EmPower Solar has been the preferred solar provider of over 3,000 New Yorkers, earning an industry-leading customer satisfaction rating.

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2012 Outstanding Engineer Award – Gregory Sachs, COO

2011 #1 Installer in LIPA Territory

Business of the Month

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2012 Photovoltaic Project Distinction Award

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2012 Smart Growth Award for Clean Energy

2012 LIBN 40 Under 40 David Schieren, CEO

SolarReviews Top 100 Installers 2018

SolarReviews Top 100 Installers 2019

SolarReviews Top 100 Installers 2020

Visit Us

State-of-the-Art Solar Design Center

Our Solar Design Center in Island Park is a place for our neighbors to drop in and speak with our solar ambassadors. We’ll show you our solar technology first-hand and help design the best system for your needs.

The Solar Design Center is 100% powered by solar energy, using a 36.5kW SunPower solar power electric system and a battery bank for emergency power and peak energy load shaving. We also have four electric vehicle charging stations available for your use— just check in at the front desk between the hours of 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Clean Energy for your Home

Our History

Our company was founded to EmPower communities to use clean, renewable energy to reduce energy costs and environmental impact, and to achieve energy independence.

Founded

2003

EmPower Solar founded.
Solar Decathlon

2005

EmPower Solar CEO David and COO Greg compete in US DOE Solar Decathlon, engineering, installing and operating a solar hydrogen fuel cell and battery power plant, placing 5th out of 18 teams.
Residential Install

2006

EmPower Solar installs its first residential solar and storage system.
Superstorm Sandy

2012

Superstorm Sandy wipes out our Island Park, NY location, and we turn our focus back to solar and storage to help our neighboring communities rebuild more resiliently.
1,000 Systems

2014

EmPower Solar installs 1,000th solar panel system.
Solar Design Center

2016

EmPower Solar expands and relocates most operations to a new Solar Design Center in Island Park, NY.
Tesla Certified

2017

EmPower Solar becomes a Tesla Powerwall Certified Installer.
Work with NASA

2018

Greg works with NASA to prepare for future space exploration on Mars.
New Warehouse

2020

EmPower Solar expands with new warehouse location in Farmingdale, NY.

What it means to be a SunPower Master Dealer

Local Knowledge

We’ve been installing SunPower solar systems since 2009, and in 2015 joined the SunPower® Master Dealer network, a strategic partnership program designed to deliver global home solar installation expertise to local communities through leading independent solar installers.

By Invitation Only

SunPower carefully selects its Master Dealers, awarding the distinction only to installers that consistently put customers first and deliver the superior SunPower experience at every step of a customer’s unique solar energy journey.

Superior Service

In 2016, we were awarded the SunPower Residential Regional Dealer of the Award for our outstanding customer service reviews. As a SunPower Master Dealer, we are proud to exclusively offer our clients world-class solar panel systems and an award-winning customer experience.