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About Us


Turn back the Meter! - Be your own Utility Company!

R. T. Maher Solar Specialists has been in business in Merced for over 30 years and is owned by Richard Maher. Along with industry partners, Richard manages the knowledgeable and experienced staff providing economical solar solutions for the agriculture industry and commercial applications.

Licensed General Building Contractor since 1986.
C-46 California State Solar Installation License (since 1989)
California State License 503251
B-General Building Contractor License
C-10 Electrical Contractors License
Advanced training for Solar Design, Solar Installations, and NEC 690 Code Compliance PV systems:
Inspecting Code Compliant PV Systems – Bill Brooks Institute

Advanced PV System Design on Installation – Bill Brooks Institute

Major Inverter Training for Design and Installation

  • SMA America – commercial and residential inverters
  • SolarEdge
  • Fronius USA
  • Power-One


Why RT Maher Solar Specialists?;

  • Market leading low cost per watt installations
  • High quality of products used in each installation
  • Experienced team of Qualified Installers and Engineers


Our Team

Richard Maher, Owner Operator

Alberta Miolano-Maher, Office Manager

Patrick Gallagher, Project Manager