Sunnova Energy: Efficient and Reliant Solar Energy

William Berger, Chairman, President & CEO, Sunnova EnergyWilliam Berger, Chairman, President & CEO Rising populations across developing countries have seen the energy required to sustain homes escalate to gargantuan levels. Governments and leaders from the power distribution and supply space are coming together to have meetings on the next course of action required to meet these demands of the public. Another factor that has mostly affected the energy industry is global warming and the change of climate conditions it has curtailed. With temperatures set to get higher with every coming year, major organizations in this realm are now researching and conducting extensive analytics to present, and deliver cheaper, efficient, and reliable electricity to both the residential and commercial arenas. One such technique in current operations and that has seen substantial growth is solar energy.

"Sunnova Energy builds and installs products that are low cost, durable, and easily-maintainable allowing customers to acquire long-term savings while using renewable solar energy to provide electricity at their homes"

Based out of Houston, TX, Sunnova Energy is one such company that is leading the way developing solutions that harness the power of the sun primarily for the residential zones. The company is an acclaimed leader and serves across multiple states and territories across the U.S. to more than 65000 customers. The mission at Sunnova Energy is to provide a source of electricity that is clean, affordable, recyclable, and always available, and to build ecosystems that are less prone to power outages. The firm has a variety of solar energy storage and distribution products that are easily accessible by everyone and enables new as well as old customers to get acquainted with solar devices to find the right solution.

Powering Energy Independence

At Sunnova Energy providing the general public with energy services that are easy on the pocket and available throughout the year is a top priority at any stage. For the company to be able to do this, it is essential to understand the requirements of the local market where they offer their services. A key differentiating factor and one that sets Sunnova Energy apart is the method in which they partner with a select network of regional solar device installers that have first-hand knowledge of residential properties and areas where the company has operations.

By joining forces with the experts, Sunnova Energy can provide comprehensive, customer-centric solutions and offer an experience that allows for freedom of mind when it comes to energy storage and supply woes.
Unparalleled Product Line

Leveraging the power of Earth’s closest and hottest star, the team at Sunnova Energy have designed and developed solutions for the home solar arena that are highly efficient and enables for significant savings on energy bills for property owners. In a statement released by the company, it was quoted that customers using its technology saved up to 20 percent on their power supply payments. For new clients that want to have integrated solar systems at their homes, Sunnova Energy has its premium panel and storage options under the “Home Solar + Battery Storage” banner.

Sunnova has extensive experience monitoring, maintaining and ensuring optimal system performance for our customers. Now, we’re extending our expertise in solar system service to non-Sunnova solar homeowners so they too can protect their solar investment


Sunnova Energy builds and installs products that are low cost, durable, and easily-maintainable and allowing customers to acquire long-term savings while using renewable solar energy to provide electricity at their homes. For customers to be able to make payments on time, and not incur additional fines and penalties, they can choose a method of debt clearance that is most suitable to them. Clients can choose from a variety of options and decide whether to lease, pay by production or own the equipment required to run the entire solution at properties. Under the lease option, customers pay monthly installments, while the pay by production scheme allows for payments based on the power produced by their system on a fixed price basis or variable rates depending on the home owner’s choice. In both cases, the equipment is owned and insured by Sunnova Energy. A third option is for clients to hold the implemented solar devices and architecture completely, and this enables those customers to be eligible to receive Federal and state solar incentives based on their regions. Sunnova Energy covers all integrated and installed systems under Sunnova Protect Warranty.

For customers already deploying solar energy systems at their properties, Sunnova Energy offers them a chance to enhance their productivity by providing them with an add-on battery storage system called +SunSafe. The power saving unit is designed and developed by the company to allow users to have resilient, renewable solar energy, even when the grid is down.

The Implementation, Production and Deployment Process

In most cases, it is vital for clients to understand the full working mechanism of the solar energy system they have in operation at their facilities.
At Sunnova Energy, the team of developers fully support and offer classes to customers for them to build their knowledge around the architecture, and to utilize the system optimally. The panels and battery are installed by locally sourced technicians that are experts in the solar energy domain, and this helps build trust amongst partners and customers as they begin to get accustomed to each other.

Sunnova Energy’s panels can produce electricity from its initial implementation, and the power is saved in the companies prime storage devices. The process is straightforward; the solar panels collect and store the energy as DC signals which are then sent to an inverter and get converted into grid-compatible AC power that is utilized at homes. On the safety front, the whole system is connected via wires and conduits through various switchboxes that can automatically turn the system on and off depending on voltage fluctuations and other anomalies.

One reason for customers to choose Sunnova Energy over its competitors is the support services that are offered to them. The energy organization has a unique warranty program, and it provides protection services for all of its devices and equipment for 25 years. The offer is extended to both customers that choose to lease and own Sunnova Energy’s products.

Insured Solar Energy Protection

In every industry, and especially the energy storage and distribution arena, it is imperative to maintain safety standards that are compliant with state regulatory guidelines. To encourage a secure operations environment, Sunnova Energy offers clients Sunnova Protect service plans under three different projects – basic, premium and platinum. The users are offered a range of services around system monitoring and diagnosis, and this enables technicians from the company to provide hassle-free maintenance and repairs to devices and equipment. It allows clients to save on costs every time the solar equipment may require repairs or part replacements. Sunnova Energy pledges to the fact that it will refund the difference in an amount in case the solar system they have installed at a facility is not producing the quota of power estimated in terms of the agreement.

Having scaled the heights in the solar power realm, Sunnova Energy looks to push ahead by further researching methods to facilitate the deployment of the clean energy source to more homes across the U.S. and the globe. In a recent press release, the company announced that it would be releasing its protection services not only to its clients but also to users that have other solar-powered systems installed at their homes. “Sunnova has extensive experience monitoring, maintaining and ensuring optimal system performance for our customers,” said William Berger, CEO of Sunnova Energy. “Now, we’re extending our expertise in solar system service to non-Sunnova solar homeowners so they too can protect their solar investment.”
- Kevin Lobo
    April 09, 2019