About Us

altE Store Office - 330 Codman Hill Rd, Boxborough, MA'Making Renewable Do-able' since 1999 we specialize in providing Do-It-Yourself customers like you off-grid and grid-tie solar power systems. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff has helped guide over a 100,000 customers design renewable energy systems while providing high quality brand names at reasonable prices.

Our mission is to work with customers one at a time until everyone has the opportunity to use clean, renewable energy in their home, RV, boat or even science project. We're just getting started!

What's the Difference Between altE Store and altE Direct?

Our retail arm, altE Store, services Do-It-Yourselfers, Off-Grid'ers, hobbyists, and students with superb knowledge and friendliness, while our wholesale division, altE Direct, provides personal service and expertise to professional installers and system integrators.

Adam DiSchino
Amy Beaudet
Andrea Belford
Ben Farmer
Bonny Ethridge
Bramley Munz
Mark Bibace
Nick Albright
Randy Walther
Rich Lussier
Sascha Deri
Sonya Frade

altE's website stands alone in the sheer quantity of educational articles, reference materials, calculators, educational videos, useful tips and detailed product specifications it provides its customers. Our product management staff dedicates it's time to adding new information and making it as accurate and complete as possible so that our customers can make the most educated buying decision.

Our active online community of customers share installations, ideas, questions and answers through our forum, and customer photo gallery.

Our technical sales folks are some of the best trained in our neck of the industry. Nearly all of our sales staff has taken the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam, and every one that has, has passed. 

Throughout the year our sales folks not only stay sharp by attending technical and national code trainings but also participate in installations. Occasionally, you'll even find our guys running experiments on renewable energy gear in the mysterious altE 'Labs'.

We love renewable energy, its benefit to our planet and our customers. Our goal is to help all of our customers design, select, buy and install renewable energy systems safely and successfully.

We are altE ®, Making Renewable Do-able™


Internet Retailer Top 500 2008     Internet Retailer Top 500 2007     Inc 500 Award 2006

Fastest Growing Private Companies 2008 Award      Top Private Companies 2006 Award

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