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Our Awards and Recognitions

We are proud to have been recognized by national, regional and local publications and organizations as one of the most trusted solar power companies serving San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties.

Whether it's being one of the only Southern California solar power companies to earn certification from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners or being named one of the nation's fastest-growing employers, we have been repeatedly recognized as a trusted solar power industry leader.

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North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners Accreditation

For solar power companies, accreditation from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is considered the gold standard for quality, craftsmanship and integrity. Only companies that are proven to be doing on the best work designing, building, installing and monitoring solar energy systems are granted the prestigious NABCEP seal of approval.

Sullivan Solar Power went through a rigorous review process in 2014 to earn the NABCEP accreditation, making our company the largest NABCEP-approved solar power company in the United States and the only one serving Southern California.

The NABCEP accreditation is just one more reason why you can trust your family’s and company’s energy future with Sullivan Solar Power.

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Inc. Honor Roll

Sullivan Solar Power is proud of being named to the Inc. Magazine list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States every year since 2010. Inclusion on the list of booming companies from all industries shows how our company has led the Southern California solar power industry from its humble roots to the largest solar energy marketplace in the country.

In the most-recent 2016 list, our company was ranked 1,859 among all private companies nationwide, with 200 percent growth over the previous three years. In 2015, Sullivan Solar Power was ranked 3,623 among all private companies nationwide.

The Inc. annual ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies in America shows our company’s dedication to growing solar power and helping change the world generates electricity.

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Solar Power World

We are thrilled to have landed in the top 10 among solar rooftop contractors in North America for 2016, as ranked by leading solar power industry publication Solar Power World. Sullivan Solar Power came in at number eight on the publication’s Top 500 Solar Contractors list, which recognizes the top solar contractors in the United States, Canada and Mexico who primarily install solar power systems on rooftops in the residential, commercial and utility markets.

Recognition from solar industry groups and publications such as Solar Power World means a lot to us, since it comes from our peers and other industry leaders. We are honored to have been repeatedly recognized by Solar Power World for our outstanding work in helping promote solar energy not just across Southern California, but throughout the United States and the world.

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Angie's List

Angie’s List is a respected source for consumer reviews of contractors and other service providers, so we are glad that Angie’s List users have granted us the website’s Super Service Award every year since 2014. Every year, Angie’s List gives the Super Service Award to top A-rated companies in their category and local market. The winners are based on actual customer reviews and companies must gather a minimum number of reviews to even qualify for the award.

Businesses like Sullivan Solar Power who have earned the Super Service Award are designated with small golden stars next to their names on the Angie’s List website. Consumers who are browsing the listings for the best company to hire see those stars and know they are dealing with a top-rated contractor.

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BBB A+ Rating

The Better Business Bureau has long been a valued consumer watchdog group that helps consumers navigate a confusing world of marketing to find only those companies who are reputable, established and proven. That’s why Sullivan Solar Power is proud to have earned an A+ rating from the San Diego County BBB, which reflects our company’s practice of being responsive to our customers and having a clean record with no consumer complaints filed against us.

Thanks to the BBB seal of approval, when you work with Sullivan Solar Power, you can rest assured that you and your family’s energy future are in good hands and that any concerns you might have during the process will be addressed appropriately and handled in a way that is timely, professional and ethical.

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San Diego Business Journal

While our company has garnered its fair share of awards, we are also pleased that individual members of our executive and leadership team have been recognized individually for their fine work. It’s a sign that the passion, talent and dedication of our employees is what helps drive Sullivan Solar Power to be the best solar power company in the United States.

Our founder and president, Daniel Sullivan, has received countless awards and recognitions, such as multiple appearances as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and the Most Admired CEO by the San Diego Business Journal. Our Director of Accounting, Sandra Brown, was named as a finalist for the 2016 Chief Financial Officer of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal and other Sullivan Solar Power employees also have received honors.

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Sullivan Solar Power Day

How many solar power companies have a day named after them? We do!

On June 30, 2014, we were honored by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors with a proclamation naming that date Sullivan Solar Power Day in San Diego, a distinction that reflects our commitment to making America’s Finest City a leader in solar power for the rest of the nation and the world.

The formal declaration “commends Sullivan Solar Power for its outstanding service, leadership and commitment to area residents, and recognizes its tenth anniversary in business” and hangs proudly in our company headquarters for all to see.

Needless to say, June 30th is our favorite day of the year!

2016

  • Best Solar Power Company San Diego’s Best Union-Tribune Readers Poll
  • Largest Solar Firm in California (#7) per California Solar Initiative data
  • Fastest Growing Companies San Diego Business Journal
  • Entrepreneur of the Year finalist Ernst & Young (Daniel Sullivan, President and Founder)
  • Most Admired CEO finalist San Diego Business Journal (Daniel Sullivan, President and Founder)
  • Inc. 5000 Honor Roll 7 Consecutive Years, Inc. Magazine
  • Most Influential Business Leader OurCity San Diego Magazine (Daniel Sullivan, President and Founder)
  • CFO of the Year finalist San Diego Business Journal (Sandra Brown, Director of Accounting)
  • Captain of Conservation Climate Action Campaign
  • Gold Award Mission Times Courier

2015

  • Most Admired CEO San Diego Business Journal (Daniel Sullivan, President and Founder)
  • Fastest Growing Private Companies in San Diego San Diego Business Journal

2014

  • Best Places to Work in San Diego San Diego Business Journal
  • Largest Alternative Energy Supplier in San Diego (#3) San Diego Business Journal
  • Fastest Growing Private Companies in San Diego San Diego Business Journal
  • Sullivan Solar Power Day County of San Diego California Honoring 10th Anniversary Proclaiming June 30th
  • Certificate of Accreditation Recipient The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP)
  • E.A.R.T.H. (Environmental Action and Restoration That Helps) Award Recipient San Diego EarthWorks
  • Super Service Award Recipient Angie's List
  • Fastest Growing Private Companies in America Inc. 5000

2013

  • Largest Alternative Energy Supplier in San Diego San Diego Business Journal
  • CFO of the Year Finalist San Diego Business Journal (Sandra Brown, Director of Accounting)
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist Ernst & Young (Daniel Sullivan, President and Founder)
  • Most Admired CEO San Diego Business Journal (Daniel Sullivan, President and Founder)
  • Fastest Growing Private Companies in San Diego San Diego Business Journal
  • Outstanding Emerging Business of the Year San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Super Service Award Recipient Angie's List
  • Best Solar Company (#3) Union-Tribune's Best of San Diego
  • Community Leadership Award San Diego North Chamber of Commerce
  • Hire Power Awards Inc. Magazine
  • Top 250 Solar Contractors in the U.S. Solar Power World
  • Fastest Growing Companies in U.S. Inc. Magazine
  • Silver Medal in Clean Energy Generation W3 Awards for sullivansolarpower.com website design
  • Silver Medal in Construction W3 Awards 2013 for sullivansolarpower.com website design

2012

  • Small Business of the Year San Diego North Chamber of Commerce
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist Ernst & Young (Daniel Sullivan, President and Founder)
  • Top Influential Leader in San Diego San Diego Daily Transcript (Daniel Sullivan, President and Founder)
  • Outstanding Emerging Business Finalist San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • San Diego's Top 40 Leaders Under the Age of 40 SD METRO Magazine (Daniel Sullivan, President and Founder)
  • Fastest Growing Private Companies in San Diego San Diego Business Journal (Daniel Sullivan)
  • Fastest Growing Companies in U.S. Inc. Magazine
  • Top 100 Energy Companies San Diego Business Journal
  • Most Admired CEO Finalist San Diego Metro Area (Daniel Sullivan, President and Founder)
  • Super Service Award Recipient Angie's List
  • Top 100 Solar Contractors List Solar Power World
  • Best Solar Company (#2) Union-Tribune's Best of San Diego

2011

  • Fastest Growing Companies in U.S. Inc. Magazine
  • Best Solar Company (#3) Union-Tribune's Best of San Diego
  • Super Service Award Recipient Angie's List
  • Fastest Growing Private Companies San Diego Business Journal

2010

  • Fastest Growing Companies in U.S. Inc. Magazine
  • Fastest Growing Private Companies San Diego Business Journal
  • Family Owned and Closely Held Finalist San Diego Business Journal
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