Repower by Solar Universe

Repower by Solar Universe

Residential solar sales and installation
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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$97K - $188K
Units as of 2017
55 19.6% over 3 years

Company Overview

In 2008, Quiznos franchisee Joe Bono sold his sandwich shops and started Solar Universe, a solar panel installation franchise headquartered in Livermore, California. Franchisees help residential and commercial clients understand and navigate state and federal rebates and tax credits, as well as utility company regulations, before installing solar panels.

About Repower by Solar Universe

Industry
Home Improvement
Founded
2008
Parent Company
Solar Universe
Leadership
Mahesh Mansukhani, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2008 (14 years)
# of employees at HQ
40
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states:

# of Units
55 (as of 2017)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
580 2nd St.
Oakland, CA 94607

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Repower by Solar Universe franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$35,000
Initial Investment
$96,800 - $188,000
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000 - $300,000
Royalty Fee
4%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
5 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes
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Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
60 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
No
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Updated: February 8th, 2021