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Meet Our Team

San Diego County Solar is a local business based in Carlsbad, California. Our mission is to help San Diego homeowners learn more about solar power and make the switch to clean, renewable energy. Every day we work to make it easy for homeowners to install affordable, high-quality residential solar electric systems in SDG&E’s service area. We are a quality-minded residential solar installation company that takes pride in its 100% customer satisfaction record. Our top priorities are quality, customer service and value. The overall value we provide San Diego homeowners sets us apart from our competitors.

Mike Davidson
Mike Davidson
Mike’s passion for the environment and energy independence led him to the solar energy industry, where he’s been helping home and business owners make their own power since 2006. As part of his experience consulting, designing and installing solar power systems, Mike’s received extensive training from a number of leading solar equipment manufacturing companies. He’s also performed installations as a volunteer and team leader with non-profit GRID Alternatives. Mike’s a licensed (CA # 959155) solar contractor and certified photovoltaic solar (PV) installer.
Ken Roberts
Ken Roberts
Director of Business Development/Solar Consultant
Ken is one of a small number of Solar Consultants working in San Diego with a NABCEP Technical Sales Certification for solar. Ken also has over 18 years of experience in technology sales, and a BS Electrical Engineering degree from San Diego State University, with a focus in power generation and distribution systems. Ken is a people person, who is patient and takes an educational approach when discussing PV solar systems with potential customers. His primary goal is to make the transition to renewable energy seamless for homeowners while helping them save money on their electric bills.
Seth “the solar guy” Tilley
Seth "the solar guy" Tilley
General Manager
Seth "the solar guy" Tilley has worked in the residential solar industry since 2006. He's known for his low-pressure, educational approach to sales, and has a reputation for knowledge and integrity. Seth has an extensive background in sustainability, renewable energy, customer-service, and real estate. He chose to join our team at San Diego County Solar because we educate our customers, instead of using sales gimmicks, and because of our focus on quality installations. Seth loves helping homeowners save money with solar. He is both a LEED AP and a CSBA. While getting his Sustainable MBA in 2016, Seth wrote a capstone project on the residential renewable energy finance landscape in California.

Customer Reviews

I wanted to add to my system and Ken and the crew did a great job of answering my queries quickly, with detailed information on all my questions.  They came out, did all paperwork, on...


Sally D., VistaYelp

We are glad we invested in Solar and are happy with San Diego County Solar’s install and prices.  It seems a lot of the big companies supply “cookie cutter” installs; they would not bid our...


Al and Vicki FrostEncinitas

If you're worried that a local company can't compete with the national solar companies, worry no more. You will find that San Diego County Solar is more than competitive with all solar companies (I had...

Alan R.

Homeowner, EncinitasGoogle

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