About Alternative Energy Systems
Solar Installation from Sacramento to Redding in the North Valley
California leads the country in setting the tone for solar technology.
Since solar keeps evolving, choosing time-tested solar experts remains
the most valuable decision you make when it comes to working with a solar
provider. We'll help you find that balance between the newest in solar
with proven reliability to ensure this long-term investment meets your
energy needs for years to come.
To learn more about how solar energy can help you, visit our
solar design center or give us a call at 855.419.1488.
Demand Better Solar
Local solar provides you a better alternative for powering your life. Recognizing
this need, North Valley residents Lance McClung and Tim Hamor founded
Alternative Energy Systems, Inc. (AES) in 2003, bringing solar to homeowners
and businesses in the region. In 2013, AES partnered with SunPower to
bring the highest efficiency solar to the North Valley. And in 2016, the
SunPower by Alternative Energy Systems Solar Design Center opened at the
corner of Cohasset and East Avenue, providing customers a welcoming environment
to learn the best ways to save on utility costs while increasing their
Since installing a solar system requires thoughtful planning and consideration
of your custom needs, we invite you to come sit down with us at 876 East
Avenue in Chico and have a cup of coffee with our team while learning
your solar options. We're proud of our superior service and quality
workmanship, both of which are essential in building a lifelong relationship.
We offer our clients all of the following:
- Free analysis and design
- NABCEP certified – the highest standard in solar energy
- Over 25 years of combined experience
- Financing options available
We also offer a 25 year bumper to bumper warranty on monitoring, repair
and replacement, and installation and maintenance.
AES: Making Strides in the North Valley Solar Community
2013 - AES partnered with SunPower to become one of three residential Master
Dealers. (Now there are just over 20 Master Dealers in the SunPower group)
2013 - AES opens a Solar Design Center where customers can come and see SunPower
panels in action as well as educate themselves to see if solar is best
for their home or business.
2014 - AES wins SunPower “National Commercial Dealer” recognition.
2015 - AES wins SunPower residential Customer Excellence Award (Top dealer out
of 450 other dealers).
Fall 2015 - AES partners with local, Yuba City solar provider, All Solar Electric.
This addition now expands our solar installation options into the northern
December 2016 - New Solar Design Center retail location opened in Chico
Out of 500 dealer nationwide, we were voted number one in customer service
due largely to our amazing sales, service, and installation teams. For
this reason, our team has been honored to receive the SunPower® Customer
Excellence Award in 2015 because of our commitment to our clients. We
are also the third Master Dealer in the United States. We are a local
company with the resources of a big national brand. As a part of AMICUS,
we have the buying incentives and access to like-minded businesses to
solve a number of problems.
We always strive to provide an unmatched experience and we focus completely
on designing, installing, and servicing your solar needs.
Contact our North Valley solar installation company to schedule your free estimate today.