Your Solar Provider in Buffalo, NY
Solar by CIR – Buffalo
Founded right here in Buffalo in 2004, Solar by CIR has grown to become one of Buffalo’s most trusted solar providers. We’ve installed more than a thousand systems for homes, businesses, and towns throughout the Western New York region.
Our Solar Installations
We’ve completed over 1,000 solar panel installations for commercial, industrial, and residential clients
throughout Buffalo and Western New York.
What the People of Buffalo are Saying
“Solar by CIR installed panels on my home and I couldn’t be happier. I researched a few WNY companies before choosing them and I’m confident I made the right decision. Consult, installation, follow-up were all very professional. Highly recommended!”
“Almost 2 years later and I could not be happier with my Solar by CIR. The installation was done professionally and any questions I have had since have been answered. Not paying those high electric bills is the bonus!!!”
“My 2nd Solar Project, went with CIR…25 Panasonic Panels. System works well, tech support is excellent, and the system has a clean install. Installed in 2019, and was so happy with the company that I ordered 25 more panels.”
Learn More About Our Installation Process
Solar by CIR employs its own team of solar photovoltaic (PV) designers and installers for precise and skillful solar installation.
Buffalo Solar Resources
Read more about solar in Western New York.
Solar by CIR Ranks 5th in New York and 1st in Buffalo
The 2017 Top Solar Contractors list was recently published in the July 2017 issue of Solar Power World, a leading online and print resource for news and information about solar installation, development, and technology. The list features the top solar contractors in the country, from the Midwest to the Coasts, and includes solar developers, construction companies, rooftop contractors, and more who are installing solar for...
“Yeah, but does solar work in Buffalo???”
“Yeah, but does solar work in Buffalo???” That’s a question that we in the WNY Solar industry hear at least once a day. It is a very relevant question, at that. In a city known for its inclement weather, overcast skies, and snow storms that still manage to catch us off guard, how could we possibly believe that a solar panel could produce during those...
Do solar panels work in the winter?
Snow and ice on your solar panels and what to expect While we are usually excited to welcome Western New York’s first snowfalls in December and January, we know that there will be some days or weeks where solar systems are not producing energy. This is the time of year that we get calls from concerned homeowners who see an error message on their solar...
Buffalo Solar FAQs
Let’s address some of the most common questions we hear at Solar by CIR.
Are Solar Panels Worth It in NY?
Yes! Solar Panels are an incredible investment. They raise the value of your home, save money on your utility bills, which can return great dividends on your investment. For more information on ROI, check out this page.
Do Solar Panels Work in Snowy or Cloudy Conditions?
Snowy and cloudy weather can reduce the amount of energy produced by your solar panels, but they can still work efficiently in these conditions. In snowy climates, most solar panels are installed at an angle so that the snow will slide off the panel once it accumulates, and rain can help clear debris from your panels, actually helping them to be more efficient. In fact, Germany, a country that gets far less sun than Western New York, has one of the most successful solar initiatives in the world.
Let’s get started with your solar installation. With Solar by CIR, you work alongside an experienced team with a steller reputation.
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