How do I become a solar contractor in California? In order to obtain your solar contractors license, you are required to pass the Trade examination as well as the Law & Business exam. *Even though you can apply for a solar contractors license when you are 18 years old, it is recommended that you be at least 23 years old due to experience requirement.
Can a general contractor install solar in California? “B” – General Building contractors are authorized to install solar energy systems within the definition of B&P Code section 7057, since a solar energy system constitutes the use of two unrelated building trades or crafts.
What license do you need to install solar in California? The CSLB ruled that the C-10 license is the only specialty license eligible to install solar and energy storage systems.
Do you need a license to sell solar in California? It is illegal for Solar Providers and their Installers to conduct business without a license. Go to the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) website at www.cslb.ca.gov/consumers or call 800-321-CSLB (2752) to see if the Solar Provider and Installer licenses are active and valid.