10 03, 2018

Are solar systems worth it? Evaluating your business’s return on potential solar solutions

By | 2018-03-13T08:24:51+00:00 March 10th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

More and more businesses are going solar. But are solar systems worth it or even a good investment for you? Understanding the true value of any business decision requires that you weigh the total benefit against the total cost. Evaluating potential solar solutions and determining the overall return on your investment goes well beyond a simple [...]

8 03, 2018

How businesses and public entities can pay for solar

By | 2018-03-08T11:46:42+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

So your organization is considering going solar, but there’s concern about how to pay for it and a bit of confusion about the solar financing options available. That’s pretty common, so here’s a quick primer on the main ways a business, educational institution or public organization can pay for solar, including purchasing or leasing a system, [...]

6 03, 2018

Beyond solar panel efficiency: 4 important considerations when evaluating solar panels

By | 2018-03-04T08:17:45+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

As you research your solar panel options, you may come across the term “solar panel efficiency.” But what does that phrase really mean? How much does solar panel efficiency really matter in the long run? Is it the only thing, or are there other characteristics of commercial solar panels to be aware of when evaluating and [...]

4 03, 2018

Forecast says there may never be a better time to invest in commercial solar

By | 2018-03-04T08:15:48+00:00 March 4th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

“Making hay while the sun shines” is a particularly appropriate idiom when applied to the decision about when to go solar. Today’s solar industry climate has never been more favorable for organizations looking to install a commercial solar energy system. And while the extended outlook for solar continues to be bright, when you consider all of [...]

2 03, 2018

Introduction to commercial solar operations and maintenance (O&M)

By | 2018-02-25T10:50:31+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

Is your organization considering going solar and wondering what’s involved with solar panel maintenance and, in general, taking care of a commercial solar system? You probably want to know how often solar panels need to be cleaned, how to invoke a commercial solar panel warranty if needed, and more.  The good news is, while it’s smart to understand how [...]

28 02, 2018

Commercial solar panel degradation: What you should know and keep in mind

By | 2018-02-25T10:49:04+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

As we’ve seen, there are a number of important characteristics to consider when making a solar panel decision for your business. One of the most critical is understanding the degradation rate of the solar panels you’re evaluating, how it compares among manufacturers, and what impact solar panel degradation can have on your organization’s bottom line.  What do the [...]

26 02, 2018

5 lessons for greening a school with STEM-based curriculum

By | 2018-02-25T10:47:51+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

Schools are pioneering new approaches to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum through environmental education. But understanding how to teach green lessons in an engaging way while also satisfying educational requirements can be a challenge to the average time- and budget-strapped teacher. One teacher in the South Bronx has perfected an approach to environmental education [...]

24 02, 2018

Investment in renewable energy is on the rise

By | 2018-02-19T17:26:24+00:00 February 24th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

While many companies continue to mull over the benefits of investing in renewable energy, a recent World Energy Council study shows its steady and continued growth worldwide. Renewable energy now accounts for more than 30% of the total global installed power generation capacity and 23% of total global electricity production. And according to a Clean Technica article about the study, these [...]

22 02, 2018

A closer look at commercial electricity demand charges, and how to lower them

By | 2018-02-25T10:45:57+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

Like most commercial customers, you’re probably paying thousands of dollars every month for electricity. But do you really understand how those costs break down—and what, if anything, you can do to keep from paying more than you have to?  The fact is, a significant portion of your monthly energy bill may be made up of what’s [...]

20 02, 2018

How business is defining the future of clean energy

By | 2018-02-15T14:12:00+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

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 Green [...]