About - National Solar


Why National?

Custom-Built Design
Professional Install
Simple Process
Exceptional Service

National Solar is a full-service PV solar installation contractor and we deliver turn-key solar system solutions for both residential and commercial. We’re a leader in Oregon and our team of professional journeyman electricians and mechanical installation specialists have helped more than 750 local families and businesses to reach their clean energy goals.


PV solar is all we do and our experience shows. All of our clients receive quality workmanship, the best products our industry has to offer, and exceptional customer service.


We are fully licensed, bonded, and insured and offer a 5-year workmanship warranty. We are also registered installers of made-in-OR solar components and are pre-certified with many OR utilities as a PV solar installation contractor.

Turn-Key Solutions

We believe the switch to solar should be as easy as possible. That’s why we handle the whole process, from system engineering and project financing, to permitting and inspection scheduling. Our installations typically take just one-day or less and we
 always offer dedicated customer support throughout the entire process.

But don’t take our word for it. Take a look at what our past customers have to say:

Our Team

Install team

At National, we are passionate about what we do and are united by a common drive to help others go solar. We are committed to exceptional service and are proud to offer a team of experienced and knowledgeable professionals who are dedicated to giving our customers a smooth and effortless transition into clean energy.

Like our workmanship, the relationships we build with our customers and communities are made to last. Our customer-first focus values communication, customization, and long-term support with each and every client, ensuring that our work will remain a perfect fit for years to come.

John Harley

John Harley

VP of Production

John Harley is National Solar's VP of Production. John has more than 25 years of experience in construction industry and 8 years in solar. Before joining National, John owned his own general contractors company. John started his interest in conservation and construction working for the City of San Diego's Water Conservation Program in the California drought in the early 90s. John moved to Hawaii after college to start up a water conservation company and then moved to Washington State 22 years ago to run an energy conservation company.

Janelle Lancaster

Janelle Lancaster


Janelle is National Solar’s President. A lifelong entrepreneur and PNW-native, Janelle and her family founded National Solar with a simple mission in mind: commitment to a positive change. National Solar has always been family-owned and run and she and her team at National hope to build a brighter future of clean energy and leave a legacy of responsible stewardship towards our natural resources and local community.

Our Mission

National Solar was founded with a principle mission in mind: commitment to a positive change. We are passionate about bringing clean energy to the Pacific Northwest and our goal is to bring solar to as many local families and businesses as we can. We believe renewable energy should be accessible to all and our team is dedicated to educating buyers and working hard to ensure our clients the best in quality and price for their energy needs. When you choose National, you can know that your business makes an impact on more than just the environment. We’re a family-owned company committed to the holistic welfare of our employees, our community, and our local economy. We take our responsibility as a business seriously and treat all of our suppliers, workers, and clients with integrity and accountability.