Solar Panel Installation Process in Cincinnati

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Solar Panel Installation in Cincinnati, OH

Your home has unique energy needs, which is why every solar panel system is customized to match a specific home’s unique energy use. Our installation process, though simple, results in a custom-designed solar panel system that will work well with your Cincinnati home. Here’s Pink Energy’s 3-step solar installation process:  


Start the process by filling out this form online to get a free quote. Shortly after, one of our experts will reach out to you about your solar opportunities. We’ll discuss factors that could impact whether solar panels will be a good fit for you, evaluating your property for qualities like shade cover. If qualified, we’ll schedule a free at-home consultation.


A consultant will travel to your home to better evaluate it in-person. Additionally, we’ll take your electric bills into consideration when deciding what size solar system will fit your home. From these factors, we will deliver a proposal created to address your home’s unique energy needs. After you sign the proposal, we’ll get to work prepping for installation day.


When installation day arrives, our team will carefully install your solar panels. We’ll work quickly but be careful to make sure there’s minimal modification done to your home. This process should only take a day or two, and once complete, we’ll test your system and clean up our workspace. After a passed inspection, the only step left is your utility provider swapping your meter!

Solar Panel Installation FAQs

How much does it cost to install solar panels in Cincinnati?

Pink Energy solar panel systems are not one size fits all. We create custom solar systems for each customer’s unique energy needs. As such, it’s hard to give an estimate of what your solar panel installation could cost. However, generally the price will depend on your home’s current energy needs, what direction your home faces and how much sunlight your roof receives in addition to other such factors.

Can I install solar panels myself?

It’s possible to do, but we do not recommend it. Pink Energy’s qualified installation teams have the experience needed to ensure your panels are installed properly and in the best position to gather sunlight.

How long does it take to install solar panels?

Our installation team only takes a day or two to have your solar panels up and running. It’s a quick process!

Do I need permission to install solar panels in Cincinnati?

Yes, some permits are required to install solar panels. It’s likely your local government has some requirements in place before installation occurs. Pink Energy’s experts will help you with the majority of the permits as part of the installation process.

Does installing solar panels void your roof warranty?

In nearly all cases, your roof warranty should remain intact. As long as the installation team did their job right (and our teams are experts), you shouldn’t have any problems with your roof’s warranty. We recommend that you should always double-check with your roof’s manufacturer or installer to confirm.

What permits do I need to install solar panels in Cincinnati?

Permits needed to install solar panels vary by your own local government’s mandates. Your local government and local utility companies likely have specific requirements in place to satisfy local building and electrical codes. As a general rule, you can expect to have to file for a building permit, an electrical permit and possibly a solar photovoltaic (PV) permit.

Can my HOA stop me from installing solar panels in Cincinnati?

This varies by neighborhood. However, you can expect to face some pushback from your HOA if your solar panels will face public spaces, such as an HOA-maintained park or road. Pink Energy will work with you to ensure that your solar panels are up to code and satisfy HOA requirements if at all possible!

Can solar panels be installed on a metal roof?

Absolutely! Metal roofs offer a stable surface for solar panel installation, so there should be no problem in having both.