Interested in converting a commercial property to solar? We can help!

Embrace the power of the sun with InvisibleSun Energy, your Bay Area solar installers for a brighter, cleaner home energy future.

Bay Area Local

We are Bay Area solar installers offering custom design solar systems and energy storage installations for discerning homeowners and small businesses - over 800 customers served since 2010!

Quality & Expertise

With our deep expertise, unwavering commitment to quality, and transparent pricing, we'll ensure your transition to clean energy is seamless, informed, and tailored to your unique needs.

Partnership for Success

We'll partner with you through every step of the process, from initial consultation to final installation, providing you with the knowledge and support you need to make informed decisions on your solar energy system. See our customer promise.

Take advantage of the Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and act today.

Services

We are experienced solar energy consultants who take the time to:

  • Understand your specific energy use requirements
  • Conduct a thorough assessment of your property readiness
  • Design a solar energy & energy storage system that delivers your unique needs
  • Present further home electrification solutions that align with your specific energy goals and budget

Hassle free installation

Our extensive knowledge of local building regulations and permitting ensures stress-free compliance with building codes and regulations.

Financing Options 

Ask us about financing options through Mosaic or PACE.

New System & Retrofit Installations

All solar system installations will be tailored to each customer’s unique needs.

  • Solar Design & Construction
  • Battery Backup & Battery Energy Storage
  • EV charging

Ongoing System Maintenance

Being a local business means we can have boots on the ground to address any issues with your system post installation.

  • Inverter replacement
  • On-the-spot troubleshooting
  • Solar removal for re-roofing

Our Projects

Mountain View, CA

  • Franklin Battery addition
  • 27.2 kWh backup capacity
  • Retrofit to SunPower system
Franklin battery installation in Mountain View, CA.

Morgan Hill, CA

  • 16.6 kW Maxeon Installation
  • 27.2 kwh Franklin Battery Backup
  • Curved tile roof
Solar panel installation in Morgan Hill, CA.

San Jose, CA

  • 4.8 kW Qcell / Enphase
  • Metal Tile Roof
Solar panel installation in San Jose, CA.

Half Moon Bay, CA

  • 5 kw Maxeon Installation
  • New Compostion Roof
Maxeon solar panel installation in Half Moon Bay, CA.

Redwood Shores, CA

  • 5.6 kW SunPower Installation
  • New Composition Roof
Solar panel installation in Redwood Shores, CA.

Redwood Shores, CA

  • 5.6 kW SunPower Installation
  • New Compostion Roof
Solar panel installation in Redwood Shores, CA.

Mountain View, CA

  • 6.8 kW Maxeon Installation
  • Compostion Roof

San Jose, CA

  • 4 kW Panasonic Installation
  • 20 kWh Enphase Battery Backup
  • Membrane Roof tilt up

Los Altos, CA

  • 14 kW SunPower System
  • New Construction Project
  • Multiple Roof types

Oakland, CA

  • 8.3 kW Maxeon Installation
  • New Flat Roof Tilt Up
Solar installation in Oakland, CA.

Morgan Hill, CA

  • 16.6 kW Maxeon Installation
  • 27.2 kwh Franklin Battery Backup
  • Curved tile roof
Solar installation in Morgan Hill, CA.

Mountain View, CA

  • Sol-Ark Battery Backup
  • 43 kW Qcell Solar Installation
  • 68 kWh Battery Backup for Common Area
Sol-Ark Battery Backup installation in Mountain View, CA.

Morgan Hill, CA

  • 16.6 kW Maxeon Installation
  • 27.2 kwh Franklin Battery Backup
  • Curved tile roof
Solar panel installation in Morgan Hill, CA.

South San Francisco, CA

  • 7.47 kW Maxeon Installation
  • Flat Tile Roof
Solar panel installation in South San Francisco, CA.

Morgan Hill, CA

  • 16.6 kW Maxeon Installation
  • 27.2 kwh Franklin Battery Backup
Franklin battery backup installation in Morgan Hill, CA.

Mountain View, CA

  • Sol-Ark Battery Backup
  • 43 kW Qcell Solar Installation
  • 68 kWh Battery Backup for Common Area
Solar panel installation in Mountain View, CA.

How do new solar regulations affect CA homeowners? Ask us about the latest rulings.

Products

We source only the best-in-class solar energy products to maximize your investment potential for years to come.

Specific product warranties vary by provider. All of our installations come with a 10-year workmanship warranty so you can be confident that your investment is protected.

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5 Great Benefits for CA Homeowners Who Choose Solar

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Realize Greater Cost Savings 

CA homeowners, especially owners of EVs, will realize immediate and meaningful savings on electricity bills.

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Enjoy Energy Independence

Homeowners who replace gas-powered home appliances and cars with electric, will realize even more savings and greater protection from utility rate hikes.

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Apply Federal Tax Credits

Through 2033, CA homeowners will receive a 30% Federal Solar Tax Credit (Investment Tax Credit (ITC)) for the cost to install solar panels.

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Increase Home Value

Upgrade your home to meet the CA Residential Solar Mandate and the Investment Tax Credit (Mandated by California law since 2020, every newly constructed home must be equipped with solar panels) to add resale value.

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Bolster Energy Security

A complete solar panel and battery backup system can keep your home powered during earthquakes, blackouts, brownouts, extreme weather emergencies and grid failures.

Why wait? Call or email us for a free consultation!

(408) 663-1855

Want to further optimize your residence with home electrification solutions?

About Us

The InvisibleSun Energy promise to our customers:

Your Success is Our Mission

We are dedicated to delivering custom solutions that meet or surpass your energy goals.

Unwavering Commitment to Customer Care

We prioritize your experience, providing unparalleled support and guidance throughout your solar journey.

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Partnering for Success

We view you as an esteemed partner, working collaboratively to find the perfect solar solution for your home or business.

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Your Expectations Are Our Benchmark

We set our sights high, exceeding your expectations with innovative solar solutions and exceptional customer service.

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Meet the Team

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Clayton Coate, Founder

With over a decade in the solar industry, Founder Clayton Coate has driven the installation of 3 megawatts, powering over 800 homes. His passion for renewable energy aims to make a positive environmental impact, one roof at a time.

Coming from customer service roles in various industries, he weaves quality workmanship and a customer-centric approach. Clayton's diverse background spans residential remodeling to high-end yacht design/build.

His solar journey includes roles at Clean Power Finance, Cobalt Power Systems, SkyTech Solar, Gexpro Supply, SumPower and Freedom Solar Inc.

Clayton Coate, Owner, NABCEP certified Energy Consultant.
Contractors State License Board (CSLB) #1102718.

Salvador Miranda, Solar Energy Consultant

Once an InvisibleSun Energy customer, Sal was so inspired by his experience working with Clayton that he joined the team! Driven by a mission to help more in his community transition to clean energy, Sal has been training with Clayton and helping to meet the needs of their Bay Area customers.

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Kinnera Rao, Customer Success Manager

Kinnera has a diverse background working in operations and sales roles across finance, media and non-profit organizations. She is passionate about providing excellent customer service and helping clients experience that ‘wow’ factor. Kinnera is a strong team player and can claim integrity, empathy and effective communication as her super powers. As her family also enjoys their own home solar and battery backup system, she too can speak to the key benefits of owning a solar system.

What Our Customers are Saying

Learn more about us on Google Business, Yelp, NextDoor, LinkedIn.

Keil S.

Clayton was very helpful steering me through the various design and specification stages. It is nice to have a pro in your corner when making an expensive upgrade to your home!

Kyle E.

Clayton is professional and answered all of my questions. Couldn’t be happier with the final result.

Hamid S.

This was the smoothest home project I have done in a long time! If you are considering adding solar, I strongly recommend Clayton of InvisibleSun Energy.

Bruce F.

Clayton was very helpful to find a solution to my solar requirements. He was also very flexible to bring the resources I needed to offer a successful solution.

Leo L.

I worked with Clayton closely through the entire project, he is quite knowledgeable about the whole solar industry, most importantly, he is very responsive and communicated very well between me and solar installers.

Webb M.

Clayton listened carefully to my needs and showed a lot of flexibility and creativity as we worked to create a design that would meet our power and esthetic goals.

Contact Us

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Call or email us

info@invisiblesunenergy.com | (408) 663-1855
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