About Us

LightWave Solar is an experienced provider of turnkey solar installations and solar O&M

In 2006, our founder, Steve Johnson, launched his solar company and quickly became the most trusted solar installer in the area. Steve worked diligently with the TVA and the State of Tennessee to create their first solar programs. Since then LightWave Solar has completed over 1,000 solar projects for businesses, municipalities, and homeowners.

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What Makes Us Different From Other Solar Companies.

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Our portfolio includes 60MW of solar installations – that’s over 250,000 solar panels installed!

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We are a founding member of the Amicus Solar Co-Op and Amicus O&M Co-op. This shows our commitment to delivering high value solar systems. Learn More Here.

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We provide the full gambit of solar solutions & we specialize in getting the hard jobs done right including solar parking canopies!

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We have 6 full North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Solar PV Professionals on staff. That’s more than any other firm in the region!

Our NABCEP Certified Professionals.

The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is the most respected certification organization for U.S. solar professionals. Here are our current NABCEP certified team members.

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Justin Huff

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JP Plumlee

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Karl Jaeger

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Billy Jones

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Matt Pelerossi

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Kelly Marett

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Our Partnerships

We team up with these high quality, impact-driven solar companies to bring clients more value.

Our Awards

We achieved Solar Power World Magazine’s Top U.S. Solar Contractors Award in 2021! That makes 10 years in a row!

This year LightWave Solar ranked #138 on a list of more than 400 solar companies across the U.S. Solar Power World ranks solar contractors by kilowatts installed in the previous year. In 2020 LightWave Solar installed over 9,500 kilowatts (9.52 MW) – more than any other Tennessee-based commerical and residential solar installer!

Join Our Team

We are always growing and looking for people who want to make solar energy accessible to more people. Take a look at our open positions.

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