Our Business

Solar Works is a full-service, licensed solar contractor, providing high quality solar systems for home, business and community. We offer expert, in-house design and installation, extraordinary customer service, and the best warranty service in the solar industry. We have been in business since 1986 and are a Certified B Corporation.

Our Philosophy

Solar Works gives people the power to make a difference. As Sonoma County’s longest-established solar provider, Solar Works helps homeowners, businesses and communities become more self-reliant by meeting their energy needs efficiently, effectively and in ways that are good for the planet. We are a local employer, active in our community, and dedicated to social and economic justice and a healthy environment.

Our History

John Parry, CEO and owner, built Solar Works from a one-person solar hot water business to a company that offers a full spectrum of renewable energy and resource conserving services. In business since 1986, Solar Works has installed more solar systems in Sonoma County than any other local installer. Learn more about John Parry’s journey to solar success.

Our Mission

We provide energy efficient solutions that conserve natural resources and promote individual and community self-reliance.

Solar Works Credentials

California Contractor License:
C-46 Solar License #878231
California Benefit Corporation
Certified B Corporation
California Solar Energy
Industries Association
Sonoma Green Business
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Business Environmental
Alliance Member
Solar Sonoma
County Certified Local Installer
Solar Sebastopol
Founding Member
Green Entrepreneur of
The Year Award 2005
Sebastopol Chamber of
Commerce Member
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Sonoma Clean
Power Evergreen
Laguna Farms Member
KOWS Radio Sponsor
Daily Acts Sponsor
NorthBays BEST
Readers Poll 2013, 2014
Best of the North
Bay (Bohemian) 2012-2017
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Making a Difference

Organizations • Sonoma Land Trust’s volunteer workday, Jan. 23, 2015, saw 450 willows planted along Tolay Creek to help maintain the stream banks. The local nonprofit acquires, protects, and maintains valuable agricultural and open space in and near Sonoma County. sonomalandtrust.org >>