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.
What license do I 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.
Can a general contractor do solar in California? Other Things to Remember. There are thousands of licensed contractors in California who can legally install photovoltaic solar energy systems because they hold one or more of the following license classifications: “A” – General Engineering contractors are authorized to install solar energy systems.
Do you need a solar license in California? The most recent update for California’s solar industry is about a regulation implemented by the California State License Board (CSLB). The regulation requires C-46 Solar Contractors to obtain an electrician’s license by November 1, 2021, to continue installing solar panels and storage.