We are Unbound Solar, a 100% employee-owned company in the Pacific Northwest. We play guitar. We ski and snowboard. We go biking. We mountain climb. We fish. We hike. We swim and surf. We love our pets (and animals in general). We love visiting new places and exploring everything around us. We are here to help – for a lifetime.
Do It Your Way & Live Unbound
With a vision to help create a world where clean energy is powered by individuals, ingenuity and independence, Unbound Solar’s mission is to provide tailored solutions and lifelong support empowering people, communities and businesses to control the way they harness clean energy.
Founded in 1992 on the premise that anyone can be self-sustainable wherever they choose to live, Unbound Solar has successfully extended its do-it-yourself (DIY), off-grid roots and is now recognized as one of the leading online solar solutions providers with a Do It Your Way approach – whether living off the utility grid, connected to your local utility, or somewhere in between.
Self-Reliance. Independence. Sustainability.
Reliable. Honest. Expert.
Whether you are a homeowner looking for the fastest return on your solar investment or an installer, contractor or homebuilder who wants to partner with a reliable, honest solar solutions expert, we pair you with an experienced design technician who collaborates with you on a solution tailored to fit your needs.
And, with access to equipment from 50+ reputable manufacturers, you are able to get the best solution that meets your needs without all the compromises you need to make working with other companies.
More Choice. Total Control. Lifelong Service.
In business for nearly 30 years, you can count on Unbound Solar to be your solar solutions partner every step of the way – from the time of our first conversation through design and installation. And Lifetime Support means that we will be there for you, even after your system is installed. Guaranteed.
Do It Your Way
Do it your way & Live Unbound. That’s our promise.
In our nearly 30-year history, we have worked with thousands of customers who didn’t want to settle when it came to their solar electric system. While some people are looking for specific equipment from certain manufacturers, others want to defer to our recommendations. And, there are customers who want to act as their own Project Managers, customers who prefer doing everything themselves — with many somewhere in between.
With Unbound Solar, you have the control to Do It Your Way.
What Does It Mean to Do It Your Way?
You have a choice on how best to manage getting a new solar electric system. You can hire a full service, turnkey provider, you can do it yourself from beginning to end or you can Do It Your Way – which means taking on as much or as little of the project as you would like.
And, by Doing It Your Way, your total solar costs will be lower and your return on investment much faster.
Large Equipment Selection
Most other providers have relationships with a small number of manufacturers; so, you don’t have the ability to choose specific equipment that meets your needs. With Unbound Solar, you can choose equipment from over 50 manufacturers.
Customized Electrical Diagram Support
An electrical diagram is an invaluable resource during the permitting process and system installation and will be required for the permitting and inspection processes. For our packaged systems, a standard electrical diagram is included, but if you need this diagram customized to your unique needs, we offer that service as an additional option to your overall solar solution.
Individual Permitting & Interconnection Agreement Guidance
Personalized Installation Insights
Whether you are installing the system on your own, hiring local contractors or a combination of the two, the Unbound Solar team is just a phone call away to answer any questions for you. We can even help as you identify and select contractors to be part of your installation team. Our team of Solar Experts is available Monday – Friday 6 AM – 6 PM and Saturdays 8 AM – 5 PM Pacific Time.
Lifetime Service Guarantee
For those who purchase full systems, Unbound Solar remains your solutions partner throughout your lifetime ownership. Whether you need help troubleshooting issues, understanding your manufacturer’s warranties or connecting with equipment providers, we work with you from the time you receive your equipment directly from us, through installation and long after it has been operating.
Giving back giving back giving back
Improving the health and wellbeing of our customers, employees and the environment of the communities in which we live, work and play is an important aspect of our Unbound values. This is why we donate a set percentage of sales to a number of different 501c3 non-profits whose vision and mission align with ours.
And, true to the spirit of Doing It Your Way, if you purchase your solar electric system from us, we will ask which non-profit you would like us to donate. This ensures we are supporting the causes that are most important to you.
From wildfires to hurricanes and COVID relief, Center for Disaster Philanthropy mobilizes funds and resources to help disaster-hit communities across the U.S. rebuild, recover and become more resilient.
Join Our Team
We are always on the lookout for great people to join Unbound Solar! As a leading, well-established solar solutions company headquartered in Ashland, Oregon, we are growing, and so is our team! You will be treated to modern offices and a fun and exciting work environment with dozens of amenities including world class espresso, snacks and super cool swag. We also support remote working based on the requirements of the position.
By joining Unbound Solar, you will work with a team of highly skilled solar professionals dedicated to doing what it takes to meet customer needs. With a 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), we pride ourselves on offering competitive compensation including a solid benefits package.
Focused on being the best solar solutions company in the industry, we are looking for team members that can balance resourcefulness with ingenuity and independence with a collaborative spirit; we want to grow our team with sharp, enthusiastic, innovative professionals that are excited to come to work each day to collaborate with co-workers, partners and customers.
If you have experience and skills that match any of our open positions and want to join a growing company that is pioneering the energy revolution, we look forward to hearing from you today!
Senior Design & Sales Technician
Work closely with customers to design and sell solar electric systems.
Partner with technology and business teams to develop high quality deliverables across all phases of a project, from participating in the requirements, design and build phases; delivering high-quality deliverables, through to user acceptance testing. Apply Now
Let’s Be Friends
The Unbound Solar eco-system of people and companies we work with are important to our vision to help create a world where clean energy is powered by individuals, ingenuity and independence. From over 50 leading equipment manufacturers to installers, contractors and homebuilders – focused on providing tailored solutions and lifelong support empowering people, communities and businesses to control the way they harness clean energy.
If your business would like to partner with Unbound Solar, let us know.
I am an equipment manufacturer that would like to talk to Unbound Solar about carrying our equipment.
I am a solar installer, and I would like to talk to Unbound Solar about purchasing equipment for my customers.
I am a homebuilder, and I would like to talk to Unbound Solar about becoming my solar solutions partner for all my new home builds.