The new line of Canadian Solar Mono Panels have hit the market, and they are now in space that is relatively unoccupied. They are filling a need in the market, and we are moving a ton of them as a result. Let me explain what is happening. The Canadian Solar 275W Mono Black Frame Panel, […]

AP Systems has officially launched their “Summer of $16K” rebate program, and it’s a good one. Here is a summary of the program details: Purchase and install at least 20 AP Systems microinverters (all models are eligible) and then register your installation(s). Rewards are based on tiers and as you install more systems, your total grows […]

Panasonic Solar Panels have finally arrived. When we heard that Panasonic had a product that was going to battle LG and Sunpower at the pinnacle of the solar module market, we were skeptical. Not to say that the previous Panasonic panels were bad – they were not. We have a couple customers that were very […]

As the winter thaws away in most of the country, we are seeing the solar market heat up yet again.  One trend that we are seeing early in 2016, continuing what began in late 2015, is a market shift to the higher efficiency/ bankable solar panel products.  Module manufacturers like LG and Solarworld are becoming […]

Piggy-backing on the awesome news of the Solarworld 300W Mono panels being available, we are very pleased to announce that the first release of the new Sunny Boy line from SMA is available as well! The Sunny Boy 5.0-US and Sunny Boy 6.0-US offer many outstanding new features and enhancements, even when compared to the […]

Solarworld 325W Panels Now Available! After last year’s inconsistent supply on Solarworld’s 72 cell panels, we weren’t sure what to expect this year.  As a solar wholesale distributor, it’s very important for us to have steady supply of material.  If an installer confirms stock when submitting a permit, and then we are out when he […]

The LG Solar Panel market continues to pick up steam.  Looking back on sales figures for the past 6 months, we have sold nearly triple the number of LG Solar Panels than we had for the previous 6 months, even factoring in the uptick in overall business.  If our wholesale business is any indication, then […]

In 2015, LG panels quickly catapulted to become one of our bestselling panels.  Their combination of technology and efficiency, and with a favorable price point, made the LG panels a very hot commodity.  Through our partnership, we carried the LG 280W, LG 300 Black, LG 305 and LG 310 Watt panels.  Towards the end of […]

When Tandem Solar Systems was created, our customer base consisted of about 99% solar installers. We did not exclude “DIY’s”, but there just weren’t very many of them. Only a few years ago, the average consumer was new to solar, and most had to be educated about solar before the discussion began of putting it […]

A New Toy If you ever need a reminder of what pure excitement looks like, watch a child open a birthday present to reveal the one item that they had been praying for day and night.  This happened recently for me as my son had been obsessing over the new Darth Vader “large” action figure.  […]

After a few sessions of researching washing machines on Amazon.com, reading countless reviews (That may or may not be real), I was ready to head to Best Buy to see and touch some of the machines I had been reviewing.  Most of the major players were represented at Best Buy, and I looked at them, […]