13 11, 2017

How Home Solar Warranties Work

By | November 13th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

Going solar is a long-term investment. You trust it will be on your roof for many years, quietly generating the clean energy you need and lowering – or in some cases completely eliminating – your electricity bills. At SolarTechnologies we are so confident in the efficiency and reliability of our industry-leading SunPower Equinox™ solar solution that we back [...]

11 11, 2017

Solar Industry Offers Veterans New Job Opportunities

By | November 11th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

Solar is a growing industry that’s offering new job opportunities. In 2016, the U.S. solar industry employed 260,077 people, 9 percent of which were veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. That makes sense, since active and transitioning military personnel have access to the Solar Ready Vets® program, which provides solar training and employment opportunities for veterans. In recognition of [...]

8 11, 2017

Making the business case for the benefits of commercial solar power

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

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 11, 2017

5 steps to establishing energy efficiency in business

By | November 5th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

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 [...]

2 11, 2017

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

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

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 [...]

30 10, 2017

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

26 10, 2017

Understanding commercial solar leasing

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar|0 Comments

Is your organization considering going solar? Are you investigating different commercial solar financing options? A solar lease may be a viable choice. Here are three questions to ask about solar leases to help you decide if this is the right way for your organization to go solar: What is a commercial solar lease? What are the pros [...]

23 10, 2017

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

20 10, 2017

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

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

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 [...]

17 10, 2017

What is Solar Energy and How Do Solar Panels Work?

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

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 [...]