30 Apr '18, 2pm

Lessons From a Solar Bidding Platform: Higher Quality Beats Lowest Price

Lessons From a Solar Bidding Platform: Higher Quality Beats Lowest Price

Somesolar installers have voiced concerns about a “race to the bottom” since we started inviting them to sell through our Solar Marketplace in 2013. Their reasoning sounds something like this: If consumers have easy access to multiple competing bids with transparent pricing, installers will be forced to undercut their competitors’ prices in order to win more business. To deliver these low prices, installers will then be forced to offer cheap, low-quality equipment in order to close sales, leading to an unwinnable race to the bottom for the solar industry. Over the five years we’ve been in business, we have actually found the exact opposite occurring: High-quality equipment sells best on EnergySage, and the majority of consumers do not select the lowest-priced offer available to them. The much-anticipated race never got started. For installers, this should be good news: You...

Full article: https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/quality-sell...

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