Become a Sales Member

Grow Your Sales. Boost Your Impact.

Whether you’re looking to accelerate your career, scale your business, or expand your reach in renewable energy, Palmetto can help make it happen. Join our growing community of dedicated sales professionals and get the resources you need to sell more, earn faster, and cultivate a future powered by solar.
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Optimize Your Leads

Palmetto’s end-to-end solar solutions and comprehensive customer support have earned us an industry-leading net promoter score, meaning more referrals and superior income potential. You’ll see more leads when you’re backed by a team that knows how to perform.

Streamline Your Efforts

Palmetto’s proprietary software offers full transaction service and access to the largest gig economy platform in residential solar. Nurture leads, schedule appointments, and track sales - all in one place.

Access Dedicated Support

From training and certification to account management, marketing resources, and one-on-one support, Palmetto is your trusted partner in solar energy sales. We strive to make your job easy so you can spend more time making sales and less time making spreadsheets.

Increase Your Revenue

Benefit from a clear pricing model with monthly incentives, quick payments, and success-based commissions. Regular sales spiffs and leaderboards can help you get ahead while Palmetto bank commission payments ensure timely and accurate pay on every dollar earned.

Earn More with Palmetto

Solar Sales Made Simple:

1. Sign up today 2. Schedule your training 3. Grow your business

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Sales members are an integral part of the Palmetto community. Our goal is to give you every resource you need for a successful career in clean technology.
Chris KemperPalmetto Founder & CEO
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Best-in-Class Benefits

  • Solar sales platform to process all solar leads
  • Dedicated account management support
  • Solar design and engineering services
  • Custom solar proposal creation
  • Training and financial services
  • Customer account management services
  • Live support via phone, chat, and email
  • Commitment to Palmetto sales member values of integrity, collaboration, accountability, communication, and customer satisfaction.
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Enterprise Sales Members

Palmetto’s Enterprise Sales program is designed for Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships and Corporations with a minimum of two members who aspire to scale their business. Rely on best-in-class services and internal sales support to grow your venture from the business you have into the business you seek.

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Sales+ Service Partners

Palmetto Sales+ is designed for roofers, architects, electricians, developers, and general contractors who want to expand their offerings and increase their revenue with commission-based solar sales. Service partners who regularly interface with homeowners for maintenance and upgrades can now offer solar as part of that process, giving homeowners the opportunity to align services into a single loan and timeline.

Why Palmetto?

Since 2010, we’ve helped thousands of homeowners across the US access clean solar energy with end-to-end solutions that promise results you can track and savings you can count on.

11 years in business

Thousands of clients served

Across 25 states

Partnered with thousands of clean energy experts throughout the US

85% of clients recommend our services*
*NPS Score

A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau

Based on our data, the average Palmetto homeowner can save thousands of dollars over 25 years by going solar.

Why Choose Palmetto?

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Frequently Asked Questions

What makes Palmetto stand out?

Palmetto is an award-winning, VC-backed, clean technology, engineering, and installation company serving residential markets across the United States. We have been in business since 2010 and were recently named one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US. Our end-to-end solutions are designed to make solar energy accessible, affordable, and easy for homeowners in every market, and thus accelerate the development and adoption of clean energy solutions.

How do I know if I’m qualified? Who can become a Palmetto certified sales partner?

If you have an interest in or experience with solar energy systems, clean technology, renewable energy, and/or commission-based sales, then you’re well-positioned to succeed as a Palmetto sales member. That said, we’ve also had sales members enter our program with no previous experience in either sales or clean technologies and effectively leverage the training and resources into thriving careers.

What are the benefits? How can Palmetto help me grow my business?

Sales members can anticipate approximately $10,000 in earnings for every three solar energy systems sold. Benefit from:
  • Marketing tools and support
  • Virtual sales training and ongoing support
  • Dedicated account management support
  • CRM platform specific to residential solar
  • Ability to sell in all markets Palmetto is serving
  • Monthly sales spiffs plus incentives and bonuses
  • Commissions paid weekly
  • Ongoing income potential
  • Multiple financing options for homeowners
  • Free design and engineering services
  • Fast cycle times and installation services
  • Autonomy to create

What is my financial commitment?

Membership is free! Once registered, we’ll generate your personal profile on the Palmetto platform. This will allow you access to our latest onboarding tools and processes including training, certification exam, and personal coaching for the first 30 days.

Can I use this as supplemental income or would I need to be full-time?

Either. You can set your own hours, work from home, and decide how much or how little you engage with the platform. Palmetto sales members are paid on a commission-based structure plus monthly incentives and bonuses. Some use the platform to earn supplemental income while others have used it to grow full-time careers, businesses, and sales teams. Sales members can anticipate approximately $10,000 in earnings for every three solar energy systems sold.

What type of training will I receive?

Through a combination of self-guided training, live training, and 1:1 coaching, you’ll learn best practices and sales tools to prepare you for your certification exam and ultimately your sales career at Palmetto. We're here to help you succeed every step of the way!

Where can I get Palmetto branded merchandise?

Visit the Palmetto store for apparel, accessories, drinkware, and more!

How long is the training?

Training and sales support are ongoing as part of the Palmetto platform but you can learn solar in about 5 days and get certified to sell Palmetto.

How does Palmetto get me to my first sale?

During your first 30 days, you’ll have unlimited access to training resources as well as 1:1 coaching with best-in-class sales mentors who are evaluated on your success. Our #1 goal is to get you your first customer within 30 days.

What is my role as a Palmetto sales member?

  • Leverage Palmetto’s easy-to-use, all-encompassing sales technology platform
  • Develop relationships with new and prospective customers
  • Meet with homeowners to deliver presentations, discuss options, and present proposals
  • Study and be able to outline optimal financing and system design solutions for customers
  • Manage customer expectations and sales cycle procedures for projects in progress
  • Generate opportunities by cultivating referrals from new and existing clients
  • Develop a keen understanding of the solar industry with an emphasis on the technical aspects of solar power systems and financing

What if I need help?

Enterprise members will be matched with a channel manager to support your business and your team in continued sales growth. Individual members will be paired with a sales mentor to answer questions, offer support, and keep you up to date on the newest systems, resources, and offerings. All Palmetto sales members can also contact our member support team by email, phone or chat, or log in to your portal to access resources and support.