Legend Solar Receives Rising Star Award from SunPower

Washington, Utah, March 8, 2016—Legend Solar, a Washington City, Utah-based installer and SunPower Elite Dealer, has received the SunPower “Residential National Rising Star” award for its outstanding performance as a new SunPower dealer in 2015.

“Legend Solar is honored to receive the 2015 ‘Residential National Rising Star’ award from SunPower,” said Shane Perkins, co-founder and co-owner of Legend Solar. “Our growth has been fueled by our commitment to provide customers with the best solar power options for their homes. SunPower’s superior technology and industry-best warranty help us deliver on that promise.”

The “Residential National Rising Star” award honors new SunPower residential dealers in North America that joined the SunPower dealer network in 2015 and have demonstrated exceptional customer service, premier system design and installation practices, as well as expert solar knowledge and leadership. SunPower’s best-in-class dealer program supports a network of more than 1,200 solar installers worldwide, with approximately 500 located in the United States.

In 2015, Legend Solar grew 400 percent, increasing revenue from $3.7 to $18.3 million year over year, as solar became more mainstream in the state. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Utah became the seventh largest solar state in the U.S. last year, up from 23rd place in 2014. The company is now expanding beyond Utah’s borders, introducing service to areas in the greater Rocky Mountain area, including Wyoming, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, Montana and Idaho in the coming years.

“We were pleased to welcome Legend Solar to the SunPower network in 2015 and congratulate them for their performance, delivering an outstanding level of quality, value and commitment to excellence,” said Howard Wenger, SunPower president, business units. “Legend Solar is raising the bar by helping reflect SunPower core values in serving our customers and helping them achieve their energy goals, and we look forward to their continued success in 2016.”

For more information on Legend Solar, visit legendsolar.com or contact (877) 413-6412.

About Legend Solar

Since 2010, Legend Solar has set the bar as Utah’s premier and fastest growing provider of solar power for business and homes. Launched in Southern Utah, the company is now providing services throughout Utah, with expansion underway in Nevada and planned in Arizona, Oregon, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.

Legend Solar is an Elite Dealer for SunPower, one of the world’s most innovative and sustainable energy companies that manufactures the highest efficiency solar panels available today with the industry’s best 25-year combined product and power warranty.

Legend Solar ensures that customers receive the best value for their installation by customizing the system to meet each family’s needs. The company helps customers take advantage of appropriate tax credits and provides them with aggressive financing options, so homeowners can afford to get into solar power today. With the advantages of being a SunPower Elite Dealer, lead time for installation is shorter than industry averages.

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