What We Do

What We Do

Building Thriving Companies

Amicus Solar helps our member companies build financially strong, resilient, enduring solar companies that provide the highest quality and long-term service to their customers while making a positive impact on their employees, communities, investors, supply partners, and the planet. 

Our mission is to support values-driven, independently-owned solar energy companies working to create a market solution to climate change.

Why We Do It

Because We’re Stronger Together

Facing increased competition from large, publicly-held solar corporations, in 2011 a small group of independently owned, impact-driven solar companies decided to work together to help each other, and others like them, rise to this challenge by forming the first 100% member-owned solar purchasing cooperative in North America. Today Amicus Solar Cooperative is a Certified B-Corp and Public Benefit Corporation with over 50 member-owner solar companies who develop and build solar projects in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada.

How We Do It

Values-Aligned Members

Amicus members share a unique mission-driven perspective on their work in the world, along with a willingness to openly and actively collaborate to help each other grow stronger and smarter. We’re in this to grow our collective positive impact, and by banding together we’re building great companies that will do that for many years to come.

How We Do It

Ongoing, In-depth Collaboration

Amicus Solar facilitates ongoing, comprehensive collaboration between our members so each can both contribute to and benefit from the deep knowledge our solar industry veterans have gained across a wide range of business-critical topics.

How We Do It

Collaborative Topics

  • Safety – Policies & Practices
  • Marketing – Effective lead generation
  • Sales – Proposal tools
  • Installation Operations – best practices
  • IT tools for business optimization
  • Benchmarking KPI’s
  • Raising capital/private placements
  • Energy storage deployment
  • Preparing for upcoming policy changes
  • Risk management
  • Procurement best practices
  • Project Management
  • C&I – Effective sales tactics

How We Do It

Supplier Partnerships

We pool our purchasing needs to help our member-owners gain cost advantages that allow them to provide a superior value to their customers, while also providing a reliable and heavily vetted customer base for our supplier partners. Building genuine win-win partnerships with our suppliers is a cornerstone of our business philosophy. We strive to provide our supplier-partners with easy, one-stop access to our members’ growing procurement dollars. Our combined buying power allows us to obtain discounted pricing, favorable credit terms, rebates, preferred service and technical support, and enhanced supply reliability from industry-leading manufacturers. To ensure our members are working only with top quality suppliers, each suppler must be approved by our Vendor Selection Committee, which includes passing both a stringent initial evaluation as well as ongoing assessments.

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Module Pricing

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Inverter Pricing

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BOS Components

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Residential Loans

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Project Bonding

Our Mission

Our mission is to support values-driven, independently-owned solar energy companies working to create a market solution to climate change.