By | September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

Solar Technologies, a Bay Area leader in solar panel technology, announced today that homeowners and business owners should take advantage of the federal solar energy tax credit while they still can. “There’s no better time than the present to invest in solar,” said Jeff Parr, owner of Solar Technologies. “Although solar energy is becoming more and [...]

A new way to market (and realize) the benefits of sustainability

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

Companies exploring how to improve brand reputation may be tempted to simply highlight the benefits of sustainability as reflected in their products (or services). But how effective is this approach to actually gaining new customers? Or helping the environment? According to a recent article published by BSR (Business for Social Responsibility), marketing sustainability should be more nuanced and engaging. [...]

Installation investigation: choosing the right solar design for your organization

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

Early in your solar planning process, you’ll probably ask all sorts of questions to determine what type of commercial solar design would be best for your organization. Is commercial rooftop solar smarter than a ground-mounted solar system? What about solar carports? When does one kind of onsite solar installation make more sense than another?  If you’re asking good [...]

Frank Discussion on Consumption Key to Successful Innovation in Business

By | September 5th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

For the past century, many companies have thrived on business models that feature ever-increasing consumption as a driver of financial success. But in an open letter published by GreenBiz, corporate CEOs are advised that the next wave of successful innovation in business will need to focus on a long-term investment in sustainability. The piece warns innovation in current business [...]

Why You Should Revisit Your Sustainability Strategy

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

An effective corporate sustainability strategy should be flexible enough to adapt to changes that impact it, making it a dynamic set of goals. If your policy is more static, you could be missing out on many potential benefits. According to a recent articlepublished by GreenBiz, if the once innovative business practices you’ve outlined to drive sustainability for your [...]

Solar Technologies Recognized as a Top Solar Contractor in the Bay Area

By | August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Awards, Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

The Solar Power World Top Solar Contractors list includes San Ramon-based solar firm. Coming off the biggest year ever for U.S. solar installations, We're proud to be named as one of the best solar contractors in the United States by Solar Power World magazine. Solar Technologies has been recognized as one of the top 25 installers in California and achieved [...]

Why Corporate Social Responsibility Matters to Your Business

By | August 21st, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

If you’re wondering why there seems to be increasing focus on the importance of corporate social responsibility (CSR), look no further than today’s consumers. According to a recent article published in Business News Daily, these potential customers are looking beyond material products or quality services when selecting a company. How products are made (or services rendered) is often [...]


By | August 13th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

Solar Technologies, one of the Bay Area’s leading solar providers, announced today that even small organizations can expect to pay their energy utility more than a million dollars over the course of 25 years. “Switching to solar is one of the single best ways to reduce your company’s operating costs and environmental footprint,” said Solar Technologies [...]

The Surprising Benefits of Solar That Go Beyond Helping the Environment

By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar|

For some, the benefits of solar power are clear. For others, they may be slightly cloudy. While most people can probably agree that a main reason to go solar is its positive impact on the environment, what are other motivations for adopting this clean energy source? Whatever level of knowledge you have about going solar, this recent list published by energysage contains [...]

Is It Worth It For Businesses To Go Solar?

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Business Feed|

Clean energy isn’t just for large corporations with enough capital to make decisions solely for the environmental good. For many business owners, going solar can be a strategic decision with significant financial benefits. If you’re wondering whether solar is a feasible option for your business, here are some considerations to help ensure your investment is profitable [...]