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Coldwell Solar is dedicated to providing effective, reliable and efficient solar energy solutions and services to business and utility clients.

Map of California showing the locations of Petaluma, Rocklin, Bakersfield and Tulare.

Founded in 1986, Coldwell Solar, Inc. is based in Rocklin with offices in Tulare, Bakersfield and Petaluma, California. The company offers superior standards of professionalism and integrity in the building of long-lasting solar installations that provide the highest energy output – with significant savings on energy costs. Transparency and ongoing service support to customers, coupled with integrity in all of the company’s work, is the bedrock of Coldwell Solar’s business values, and always will be. Highly-skilled employees bring unmatched power system engineering and project management experience from the solar, construction and energy management industries. A significant part of that expertise is the result of the company’s history of innovation in design, engineering and construction.

Coldwell Solar handles the entire solar installation process, including permits, rebates, engineering, construction, on-going monitoring and support of thesystem for years, as an energy partner.


All of our experts are certified to ensure your project is done right.

Coldwell Solar focuses on serving agribusiness, farms, utilities, architects, general contractors, commercial buildings, properties, schools, manufacturing and industrial companies. The company is certified to meet the most complex standards and consistently delivers the highest-quality, long-lasting workmanship.

CA Lic # 969149


Coldwell Solar’s leadership team comprises experts in all aspects of the solar project life cycle.

Dave Hood


Mr. Hood’s vision of innovation and strategic acumen has become the operational cornerstone for Coldwell Solar. Leveraging his diverse expertise in solar power, Mr. Hood is always willing to get involved in projects in order to ensure their success. Insisting on maintaining the highest standards possible, his influence is proudly resonated by Coldwell Solar staff at every level. As an industry veteran in large-scale commercial and residential development, Mr. Hood brings decades of experience in managing construction, utility, and multi-megawatt installations. Regardless of industry, Mr. Hood’s commitment to design excellence and project management skills continue to galvanize customer confidence in our services and technology.

Sean Hood


Mr. Hood has been a pioneer in new market development for Coldwell Solar and is responsible for cultivating strategic relationships that have ensures our continuous success. His keen ability to create opportunity has led the business development team into new frontiers; successfully building a multi-megawatt pipeline as well as long term customer relationships. Mr. Hood has been responsible for shaping the company’s direction; optimizing its operations and fine tuning its resources in order to focus on large-scale projects. As a diligent facilitator, Mr. Hood has played a significant role in several key development projects throughout California including PG&E’s ESR-G 1.5MW AC FIT as well as an array of 500kw to 1MW NEM installations.

Kevin Webb


With over 30 years of experience in management and commercial construction, Mr. Webb tasked with ensuring that each Coldwell Solar installation exceeds our customer’s expectations. He’s the primary technical collaborator and lead project manager; combining his organizational savvy with construction finesse. Mr. Webb is in constant communication with project stakeholders; keeping them informed of the latest developments and making sure that all projects are delivered on time, on budget, and within specification. Previously the lead project manager at Energy Systems Design, Mr. Webb oversaw the design and construction of various solar and co-generation facilities throughout Northern California. He’s also left a nationwide footprint as he was responsible for over $140 million dollars in construction projects on behalf of the financial industry.

Wayne Bishop


Wayne Bishop is the Director of Operations at Coldwell Solar.  Mr. Bishop has over 13 years of solar design and practical experience and has been certified as a PV installation professional by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) since 2014.  He has successfully designed, managed, and installed close to a thousand solar installation projects throughout California and other states totaling over 150 Megawatts.  His experience ranges from a few kilowatts up to several Megawatts in size.  He has extensive knowledge and expertise in solar and electrical design.  Several of his projects have been government and school projects that have required him to navigate the strict requirements of jurisdictions like the DSA.  He also has experience in Off-grid and Battery-based solar as well as solar thermal design.  Mr. Bishop earned his BA degree from Utah state University in 1995.

Call us Today:

Toll Free: 1 (888) 705-5055
Direct: (916) 435-2900
Email: [email protected]
Outside of USA Direct: 011+1 (916) 435-2900

Coldwell Solar California Offices:

Rocklin Office
500 Menlo Dr. #100
Rocklin, CA 95765

San Diego Office
2349 La Mirada Dr.
Vista, CA 92081

Tulare Office
4500 S. Laspina St. #224
Tulare, CA 93274

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