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Solar Sales

Thinking of going on a new career track? Or just starting to look for a career? A career in solar sales might be a good option for you. Solar sales are one of the newest and most lucrative jobs out there.

The career outlook for a solar sales is excellent. They make on average $43 to $73 thousand a year.

Not only does it give a decent income, it's also green.

What's green with the job? Working in solar sales career is a nice contribution to save the earth and you earn a decent living from it. People are ready to switch to solar power and won't think twice investing their money on solar products that will save them money.

How to Get Into the Solar Sales Career

Solar sales agents are responsible in selling and marketing PV systems to residents everywhere. PV, which stands for Photovoltaic, is one of the industries in the green collar jobs market. When planning to step into the solar sales career, however, certain requirements and credentials should be met.

A person with knowledge and skill in sales would be perfect for this job. Mainly, because sales talking is not that simple - you have to know what you are selling and how to convince people that these are products are of a new wave industry that is changing a global perspective. A person with the gift of gab and a nice personality and of course, well grounded on the science of solar power can easily cinch a sale.

But with costs of everything going up, people can't say no to solar power products. PV products are sound investments for home and business but these products do not come cheap yet will last a lifetime with proper care and maintenance. So as part of your sales pitch, you have to discuss the technical and practical side of things such as setting up the solar power component, controls, and maintenance of the product.


Somebody aspiring to have a future in solar sales career should have sales background and training. There are several courses and relevant training offered in several colleges and trade schools. Armed with sales skills and a comprehensive understanding of the solar PV products, you have the edge.

Solar Sales Resources

*Photovoltaic Solar Energy Generation (Springer Series in Optical Sciences)
*High-Efficient Low-Cost Photovoltaics: Recent Developments (Springer Series in Optical Sciences)
*Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation Using PV Technology, Vol. 3
*21st Century Solar Energy, Solar Power, Solar Cells, Photovoltaic (PV), Solar Thermal Electric Technologies, Research Plans and Programs: Series on Renewable ... Bioenergy, and Biobased Products (Ringbound)
*Photovoltaics: Design and Installation Manual
*Solar Power Your Home For Dummies (For Dummies (Home & Garden))
*Got Sun? Go Solar: Get Free Renewable Energy to Power Your Grid-Tied Home

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