Making the business case for the benefits of commercial solar power

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

Are you looking to make the business case for the benefits of commercial solar power to your organization’s decision-makers? To tap the economic and energy potential of solar, commercial property owners (and long-term lessors) must objectively evaluate the pros and cons of going solaron each property, and track the projected return on investment (ROI) over time. Alta Energy, an [...]

5 steps to establishing energy efficiency in business

By | November 5th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

A recent article in the Harvard Business Reviewreports that some of the world’s most successful businesses are devoting themselves to developing energy efficiency in business. Many companies are beginning to understand that developing an energy strategy is not only helpful from a financial and environmental standpoint, but can also help them gain a competitive edge over rival [...]

Get to know NREL: a leading source for renewable energy research

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

If you’ve started the process of learning about solar or other renewable energy sources to power your business or public organization, you’ve probably run across an organization called the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). But who are they? What do they do? Is their renewable energy research trustworthy? Valid questions. And to help you answer them, here’s a little background [...]

6 factors affecting the cost of solar for your business that you may not know about

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

While the cost of solar panels and systems for business continues to fall, your company may still be looking for ways to reduce the near-term financial impact of your solar investment. In fact, there are a number of considerations to keep in mind as you weigh the front-end cost of a commercial solar system against the [...]

Ways to getting solar tax credits incentive if you want to go for solar panel installation

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

If you invest on the installation of solar panels, you can save a lot of money. It may fabulously increase the value of property, reduce operating cost. The most noteworthy benefit is solar tax credits which is a sort of government financial incentive. Solar energy tax credit allows the homeowner to reduce income tax to be [...]

Is my roof good for solar? The questions behind the question

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

If you’re considering a rooftop solar installation, chances are you’ve already done some research about the many benefits of commercial solar power—beyond lower energy costs. But before you can take advantage of any available tax incentives, green credits or net metering options, you need to know if your building can actually support the solar equipment you’re considering. To best answer, “Is my [...]

What is Solar Energy and How Do Solar Panels Work?

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Solar energy works by capturing the sun’s energy and turning it into electricity for your home or business. Our sun is a natural nuclear reactor. It releases tiny packets of energy called photons, which travel the 93 million miles from the sun to Earth in about 8.5 minutes. Every hour, enough photons impact our planet to generate enough solar [...]

Solar panel recycling: a future of profitable possibilities

By | October 14th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

With a product designed to produce clean, renewable energy for decades, solar panel recycling probably isn’t the first thing you think about when putting in a new power system. But eventually, someone will need to decide what to do with old solar panels that have slowly degraded over time. And adding to the growing pile of [...]

The mystery of financing solar power: Which option is best for you?

By | October 11th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

Thinking about financing solar power? You don’t have to be a detective to uncover which option is best for your organization—you only have to think like one. Just follow the five W’s (and sometimes H)—a line of questioning used in any basic investigation. The answers can help determine how to pay for commercial solar using the [...]

Key indicators to help you evaluate commercial solar investment success

By | October 8th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

Organizations making a commercial solar investment are often motivated by lower energy bills, tax incentives, or other sustainable energy goals. But what is the best way to measure a program’s success in hitting these targets? A recent article published by Solar Power World notes five key performance indicators (KPIs) that can help organizations evaluate how much value a new solar power [...]