The better way to outsource
solar engineering

We provide expert solar engineers to help with design, permit packages, project management, and installation for solar companies of all sizes on a flexible basis, IRA compliant and at 70% the cost.

Trusted by 100+ customers to fuel business growth

You need more solar engineering work to grow your business but don’t have the team or budget to do it

You're doing the work yourself, you're overworked, and cannot focus on higher leverage tasks
You spend too much time chasing solar freelancers and correcting errors
Getting more in-house engineers requires significant time and money investment

Elastic provides scalable
dedicated solar engineering teams
(without breaking the bank)

Get as many solar designs, sales proposals or permit packages
Done-for-you Quality Assurance team revising work compliance with SOPs
Team trained to your SOPs and ready to start today

How it works

We'll help you:

  • Embed our trained engineer into your organization
  • Provide Quality Assurance on their work
  • Assign and manage work on your behalf

What you'll get:

  • A full-time solar engineer (160 hours per month) working for you
  • Unlimited preliminary designs, sales proposals and permit packages
  • Help with other engineering tasks / projects
Supporting all solar engineering tools

Get started in less than 5 minutes


Take the survey

Fill out our onboarding survey and meet with our team to ensure we’ll match your requirements.



We embed into your process a full-time trained solar engineer. Whether you have specific SOPs or you want to use ours.


Sit back and grow

Our dedicated engineer will start providing engineering work as part of your team.


Daily and/or Weekly Reports: 

We send you a daily or weekly report, depending on your preference of data.

Elastic By The Numbers

8 years of experience working with +100 solar companies in 2 countries and projects in +30 cities completed across North America.

130 MW

per month processed for customers by our Solar Engineers


Solar Professionals in our Platform


Solar Companies we've helped


Cities where we provide support

Much more than just solar design
at 70% the cost

What roles do we provide?

Solar Design Engineers

How can they help:

  • Preliminary designs
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Proposals
  • Permit Packages
  • Interconnection & PTO Applications
  • General research
  • Any other engineering project / task you can think of
  • Residential and C&I


How can they help:

  • General project management
  • On-site installation supervision
  • On-site safety training and PPE
  • On-site Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Equipment procurement
  • Status reporting to management
  • Coordination of installers
  • Residential and C&I


How can they help:

  • Site surveys
  • Installation

Equipment we can install

  • PV Solar Panels
  • String and micro inverters
  • Optimizers
  • Battery Storage
  • EV Chargers
  • Racking equipment
  • Energy monitoring

What customers say

Your work is a source of delight!

Ben Montclair

Head of Project Operations
Lumen Energy

Pricing that pays for itself

All our packages include a dedicated Full-Time Solar Engineer, offering 160 hours per month of expert assistance. You can choose between monthly, 3-month or annual plans
Full-time Solar Engineers


*Annual plan price

We'll help you

Get a top 1% solar engineer

We'll train them to your SOPs

Quality Assurance on their work

What you'll get

A full-time solar engineer (160 hours per month)

Plan Sets and Permit Packages

Unlimited Solar designs 

Solar sales proposals

Plans to choose from:

Month-to-month: $5,000/mo 

3-month: $4,500/mo you save $1,350

Annual: $3,995/mo you save $7,200

*Some premium roles (project managers, field solar engineers, etc...) might require a higher monthly investment. Book a call with us to assess which is the best option for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Elastic Full-Time Solar Engineer (SE)?

A Solar Engineer is a nearshore engineer from Mexico ready to support your engineering tasks in your business. All are college educated, have great English skills and 2+ years of relevant work experience. 

Will my Solar Engineer only work for me?

Yes, under the Full-time Solar Engineer service, the SE will be a full-time exclusive member of your team only working for your company. Just like a regular team member.

What does a Full-time SolarEngineer do?

Every SE is sourced based on your exact needs. Your SE can do anything from doing preliminary designs for a portfolio of buildings, supporting creating sales proposals, permit packages, 30% plan sets, full plan sets. You can get more ideas by downloading our guide here.

While our SEs can take on a wide variety of tasks or portions of your process, aim to use them as support so your team has more bandwidth for high-value, strategic tasks.

What solar softwares do SolarEngineers support?
  • Aurora
  • Helioscope
  • Energy Toolbase
  • AutoCAD
  • OpenSolar
  • PVSyst
  • And more
What is the process from signing up to getting the full-time engineer?

Step 1: We will schedule a call to learn more about your processes, SOPs, needs and how the ideal SolarEngineer looks like.

Step 2: The moment you are ready to move forward, we will start sourcing your SolarEngineer based on what we learned and agreed.

Step 3: In the meantime our engineering team will be supporting your solar engineering needs. You will start enjoying the benefit of our service right away. But also this will help us train the full-time engineer to your SOPs.

Step 4: Within 2-3 weeks, we should have found the perfect SolarEngineer for you. All screening, interviewing, testing, and vetting is done by our team.

Step 5: Once your SE is found our team supports the onboarding to ensure you and your SE are set up for long-term success.

By now, we already know your SOP and will train the SE to it.

But even after kickoff, we won’t leave you alone. All our Full-time SolarEngineers include Quality Assurance support from our team. It also includes an Engineering Manager that you can interact with on call, messaging or our platform.

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