Akeena Solar is one of the largest installers of residential and commercial solar power systems in California.
Apricus solar thermal systems are widely used in both residential and commercial applications to provide hot water, space heating, industrial hot water and even air-conditioning.
CivicSolar is an innovative solar distributor partnering with installers and developers throughout North America.
Enphase Energy delivers microinverter technology for the solar industry that increases energy production, simplifies design and installation, improves system uptime and reliability
Real Goods Solar, a long-established installer, has also focused on the bread-and-butter markets of California, Colorado (also the company’s headquarters), and New Jersey. Through a recent acquisition of the residential division of Alteris Renewables, Real Goods will gain visibility in all of the New England states. Real Goods also acquires a sizable piece of market share, as Alteris Renewables was the 18th largest residential installer by market share for the first three quarters of 2011. Like SolarCity, Real Goods also offers a no-upfront-fee system lease, but only in certain state markets.
Trinity Heating and Air. Far and away the largest residential installer in New Jersey with over 35% market share in the first three quarters of 2011, this SunRun installer also offers its services in MD, DE and CT. Trinity Heating and Air's solar business, Trinity Solar, was spun off from the HVAC services company in 2004 and is now ranked as New Jersey's largest green energy company.
there are over 2,000 residential installers doing business in the U.S. ( As of Q3 2011 )
many of them have a better business plan than SCTY .... actually, the great majority have a better plan.