Why Go Solar Now? Savings and Other Solar Energy Benefits

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

When you see solar on your neighbor’s roof does it make you want to go solar too? Maybe your neighbor told you his new solar system helped put a big dent in his electric bill, and you’re thinking going solar could be a nice benefit for your family too. But then you think electricity rates aren't [...]

Sustainable Business Practices and Your Bottom Line

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

When a money-minded publication like Fortune says “Like it or not, sustainability is now the core of your business,” you know a seismic shift in corporate social responsibility is taking place. The fact that some businesses are not yet sure what that looks like for them is irrelevant. The point is, when sustainable business practices benefit [...]

Do Solar Panels Work in Winter?

By | May 13th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

While the epic East Coast Winter Storm Jonas was dumping feet of snow across New York, Washington, D.C., and beyond last January, an intrepid customer of ours snapped this photo showing two homes with Solar Technology by SunPower solar that were still producing some electricity despite blizzard conditions. Although we were impressed he was willing to brave [...]

The Benefits of Solar Energy Remain—Investors Want Sustainable Companies

By | May 11th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News, What's New|

While the news has been heavy with reports on the US government's de-emphasis on the environment, the benefits of solar energy remain unchanged. There may be less top-down pressure on companies to go carbon neutral, but customers and investors increasingly demand a triple bottom line commitment. Climate Change and Business Strategy are Hard to Untangle Companies [...]

California New Homes Industry Leads Nation in Green Building

By | May 9th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

As goes California, so goes the nation. That’s a common refrain from those who recognize the forward thinking that the West Coast is known for, especially when it comes to securing a clean energy future. In the last year, under the leadership of Gov. Jerry Brown and the California Legislature, California has set the bar high, pioneering climate [...]

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Business Energy Costs

By | May 7th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News, What's New|

You may not think all that much about paying your electric bill every month. And if you do, well, that’s just the cost of doing business, right? Nuh-uh. Take just a moment to consider the energy you’re likely paying for that no one in your office is using, and you’ll definitely want to find smart ways [...]

Infographic: Solar Technologies a Leader in Solar Energy Sustainability

By | May 5th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

Solar produces clean energy, but Solar Technologies by SunPower does more. We raise the bar for environmental and social responsibility by thoughtfully considering our products' entire lifecycle and our interactions with our employees, customers and communities around the world. Today we release our latest sustainability report titled "Powering a Brighter Tomorrow: Our Progress Toward a Circular Economy in 2015-2016" detailing [...]

How Business Is Defining the Future of Clean Energy

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News, What's New|

Visionary solutions to climate change are more likely to come out of a board room than a legislative chamber. According to a recent article published byGreenBiz, corporate clean energy initiatives are expected to be the near-term driving force toward adopting clean, affordable energy choices. The article is an excerpt from a larger report (The State of [...]

GET YOUR SOLAR PANEL LOAN WHILE IT’S HOT.

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

Solar Technologies, a Bay Area leader in solar panel systems, has announced today a new array of solar panel loan purchasing options for homeowners regardless of their budget or credit history. These include: easy cash purchases, solar leases, PACE (property assessed clean energy), solar loans at competitive rates. “Cash purchases deliver the greatest long-term savings and [...]

Solar Loan Rates: Big Savings, Zero Down.

By | April 24th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

There has never been a better time for homeowners to go solar and take advantage of amazing solar loan rates. But with solar tax credits set to expire, that opportunity could slip away. Fortunately, Solar Technologies offers an array of purchasing options for homeowners regardless of their budget or credit history. These include: easy cash purchases, [...]