NRG Home Solar Reviews

Updated 4 Sep 2020

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2.5
27%
Recommend to a Friend
41%
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NRG Home Solar President and CEO Mauricio Gutierrez (no image)
Mauricio Gutierrez
12 Ratings
Pros
  • "I took a ton away from being employed with NRG and was able to apply it to future positions and life(in 13 reviews)

  • "Great people to work with at all times(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Need more communication from upper management about qualifying potential customers to be able to turn them into a lead(in 17 reviews)

  • "No one in the office became aware of our fateful trajectory until it was too late(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Right idea, poor execution"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Operations in Wall, NJ

    I worked at NRG Home Solar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun people, good work life balance

    Cons

    Terrible management, disorganized from the top all the way down.

  2. "Average company"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inspections Coordinator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at NRG Home Solar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Solid, balanced work. Busy at times.

    Cons

    Went out of business due to lack of management foresight

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  3. "Was a great experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Quality Assurance Specialist in Wall, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NRG Home Solar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great feel and collaboration between departments that is not so common in the solar industry. Growth was astonishing while it lasted. I took a ton away from being employed with NRG and was able to apply it to future positions and life.

    Cons

    Company ended abruptly because of a change in chairmen. However, they took care of everyone properly.

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  4. "Good Job"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Supervisor in Wall Township, NJ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at NRG Home Solar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work form home work with people

    Cons

    A lot of driving no more events

  5. "Place was great while it lasted"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Data Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at NRG Home Solar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great coworkers, great culture, fun, worked hard

    Cons

    Poorly run, was clearly a hindrance on NRG corporates bottom line.

  6. "Poor leadership"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Field Manager Supervisor in Valley Cottage, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NRG Home Solar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, easy enough job

    Cons

    Too many supervisors for one person, there was about 2 supervisors and trainers for every person actually doing the work

  7. "An Experience"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Wall Township, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at NRG Home Solar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people on my team were the only pro.

    Cons

    Everything else is the con. This is the type of job and company that will teach you the important lesson that, at the end of the day, you are ultimately just a number to the company you serve.

  8. "Solar Site Surveyor"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Site Surveyor in San Diego, CA

    I worked at NRG Home Solar full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits and Pay for entry level position

    Cons

    Unrealistic time frames, had to drive between 3 jobs an hour apart and had 5 hours to complete the jobs. Impossible time frame. Business shut down at no notice

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  9. "Large company trying to compete"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NRG Home Solar full-time

    Pros

    Good Pay, good benefits and nice people

    Cons

    Hard hours and unreasonable expectations

  10. "Best job ever"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Inside Sales in Wall, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NRG Home Solar full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Everything about the company was great

    Cons

    NRG shut down it's solar division. I really wish they never did this because it was such a great job and great atmosphere to be in.

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