The Solar Academy is the premier solar education company in the country. We offer training and mentorship for the solar sales industry to take you to the next level.
We'll help you take the guesswork out of getting your business to the next level. Our team of experts helps solar sales reps who want to increase their skills, entrepreneurs who are looking to build a solar sales business, and contractors who want to add solar installation to their business.
With The Solar Academy systems and trainings, you can confidently create more leads, close more accounts, build a solar business, and more, without the trial and error of figuring it out yourself.
We offer live training workshops, private group workshops and advanced coaching and mentorship programs. Each of our services is designed to give you the tools you need to succeed.
Below are some of the areas of training The Solar Academy student's receive:
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Jake Hess is an experienced solar sales trainer whose passion for helping others has led him to become a sought-after mentor and coach in the industry. Jake is a serial entrepreneur, starting and building 7 businesses over the last 4 years that have grossed over $100M in revenue.
In the past 10 years, Jake has taught his time-tested sales strategies to hundreds of professionals all across the country. He mentors solar sales reps and entrepreneurs to help them grow their sales, improve their brand, and streamline their business so they can reach their goals.
Jake currently lives in San Diego, CA where he enjoys time surfing, golfing, and attempting to teach his 4 year old son how to swim and how to be the next Lionel Messi on the soccer field.
Find Jake on Instagram.
Head of Admissions & Solar Sales Mentor
Joe Mousakheel, also known as "Solar Joe" has been in sales for almost 20 years. Joe was top sales performer at a number of solar companies and has helped hundreds & hundreds of homeowners go solar since 2016.
In 2017 Joe was awarded “Sales person of the Year.” Eventually moved onto hosting a solar seminar (city to city) tour of California (Pre-COVID).
As a result of COVID, Joe pivoted to begin to focus on educating, training, giving value and content to the solar community as a whole and Founded Solar Objections Facebook group with now almost 5000 members. Joe hosts and trains through webinars, some of his training topics include objections, sales tactics and virtual selling.
Joe currently lives in Sacramento, CA where he enjoys learning about new technologies, time with his family.
Find Joe on Instagram.
This is meant for the individual with a strong desire to learn how to increase income, installation timelines, and efficiency on designs, payouts, and referrals. This is not for beginners.
You have naturally grown out of sales and are looking to run a small business. We are here to save you at least 4 years of work and help you grow your business into a revenue generating machine, without taking all of your time.
Whether you're in roofing, HVAC, electrical, or even turf, let us show you how we can build solar sales, operations, admin, accounting, and of course, revenue for your business.