Professional Solar Panel Installers
Astrawatt Solar is the 3rd fastest growing solar company in the United States.
Our founder, Keith Murphy — a veteran of the solar industry — grew frustrated by the sheer number of pushy out-of-touch solar sales companies. So, he decided to start his own company to give homeowners the solar experience they deserve.
Who We Are
We started in 2016 with one mission — to provide better solar experiences for our customers.
01 — Our Focus
Our focus is on improving the sales process by educating homeowners. We do this by helping prospective customers get all the information they need in order to make an educated decision. This has led us to become one of the top rated and fastest growing solar sales and installation companies in the country. We aim to provide more value at each step of the process.
02 — Our Process
Our sales process starts with honest and ethical marketing practices. We view our relationships with our customers and their experience working with us as the number one driver of new business. Focusing on providing unparalleled customer service and quality workmanship leads to more 5 star reviews and more referrals, which leads to more business. It’s not rocket science.
03 — Vertical Integration
We are one of the few solar companies that is vertically integrated. This means we manage plans design, engineering, permitting, utility net meter applications, and the installation of solar panels — all in-house. This is not as common as most would think. Most of our competitors are solar sales companies who contract the project management and installation to other companies. While we don’t view this approach as inherently bad, we believe having control of the project from start to finish allows us to ensure the quality of work is to our standard providing a better experience for our customers.
04 — Dedicated Service
Our relationship with our customers does not end when the project is completed and the final check is cashed. We have a dedicated service team who is ready to help with technical support to ensure you yield more solar production for the life of your system and any warranty claims are expedited to minimize downtime. Our service team is so good at what they do that we perform service work for customers who have been abandoned by their original installer. This may be a sales company who contracted out their installation or someone who just won’t pick up the phone to help.
05 — National Franchise
We are now expanding our services nationally through a franchise model to help more homeowners go solar. This allows our customers to receive better service — and that sets us apart from the rest.
In every market we serve we are locally owned with local employees.
Click here to learn more about our franchise offering.
We are passionate about clean energy, helping curb climate change, helping our customers save money, and providing resiliency with back up power options for their home’s energy needs.
We have a group of dedicated & qualified solar professionals ready to help you with everything solar.
- Adam Houp
- Alex Roach
GM — Master Electrician
- Austin Fritz
- Bianca Osborne
- Bradley Bolls-Collins
- Bryan Binkholder
- Camille Johnson
Appointment Team Manager
- Chris Brown
- Chris Roach
Installation Crew Lead
- Darwin Galera
- Desmond Poirier
- Dick Grey
- Eric 'Oz' Andren
CTO, Head of Design & Engineering
- Ethan McNemee
- Jacob Vasquez
- Jamie Farmer
- Jeremaine Perry
- Joseph Yrlas
- Keegan Morrow
- Keith Murphy
Founder — CEO
- Matt Dreier
- Matt Shepherd
- Matthew Kinsella
- Megan Hail
- Natalie Johnson
- Nick Cottini
- Reid Hintz
- Rhody Harris
Director of Sales
- Robin Atkinson
- Troy Cole
- Tyler Adams
Director of Marketing
- Tyler Jock
Installation Crew Lead
- Tyler Sanchez
Territory Manager, Oklahoma City
- Tyler Tucker
CDO - CO-Owner
We're honored to have acheived so much in the solar industry — and we plan to keep it going.
RisingSun Solar is founded by Keith Murphy
We completed our first solar installation
We moved into our first office in historic Union Hill, Kansas City, MO
We opened Houston, TX as our second market with the addition of our first local owner Tyler Tucker as RisingSun Solar TX
We moved into our second office in West Plaza, Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Business Journal’s Fast 50 as the 5th fastest growing privately held company in the metropolitan area.
Inc Magazine’s Inc 500 as the 169th fastest growing company in the country.
Inc 500 - 3rd fastest growing solar company and the 8th fastest growing energy company in the country.
We opened St. Louis, MO and Wichita, KS as our 3rd and 4th company owned locations.
We moved our company HQ and current office into Historic Roanoke Park’s, Grocer’s Warehouse, Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Business Journal’s Fast 50 as the 15th fastest growing privately held company in the metropolitan area
RisingSun Solar and RisingSun Solar TX merge with local ownership proof of concept and development of new franchisor business model. Work to rebrand begins with a date of 3/11/2022 to officially make the transition on National Solar Appreciation Day.
We are named again to Inc Magazine’s Inc 500 as the 363rd fastest growing privately held company in the country
We completed our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), enabling us to begin registering our business across the U.S. as a franchisor. We opened our first franchise location in Oklahoma City.
We are named as Best Company 2022 Sustainability Award winner for being one of the top companies in the nation for going the extra mile to be sustainable.
We officially rebranded and launched our new website, filing an amendment with the secretary of state to change our name to Astrawatt Solar - Keeping the same Federal Tax ID number, same ownership, and same management.
We are named to Momentum 100, an exclusive list awarded to the top 100 impact companies driving positive social and environmental change for the greater good.
We have installed 900+ solar energy systems in nearly 300 communities. Each of these installs adds to our progress toward sustaining a health planet Coal Emissions: 5.8 million pounds Our installs offset the CO2 emissions from 5,781,030 lbs of coal being burned each year
Sequestered Carbon 6,900 acres
Our installs offset the same amount of carbon sequestered by 8,841 acres of U.S. Forest annually
Gas Emissions: 13 million miles
Our installs offset the emissions from driving a passenger vehicle 13,018,846 miles each year