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Solar Technologies Honored as Top U.S. Solar Installation Company

August 5, 2022

Solar Technologies was recently recognized by Solar Power World for its installation success and ranked on the 2022 Top Solar…

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Proud to be Named SunPower’s “2020 Commercial National Top Producer of the Year”

February 18, 2021

SunPower held its annual dealer conference this month and Solar Technologies was awarded for having the highest shipment volume of…

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SunPower by Solar Technologies Named SunPower’s 2019 “Commercial National Dealer of the Year”

April 30, 2020

San Ramon, CA, April 30, 2020 – SunPower by Solar Technologies, a San Ramon-based solar installer, received the SunPower “Commercial…

We Made The List!

July 29, 2019

We Made The List! July 2019 – Solar Technologies, a Bay Area leader in solar panel technology, is proud to…

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Honored with SunPower 2017 “Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year” Award

March 25, 2018

  Solar Technologies, a Santa Cruz based solar installer, has received the SunPower “Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year” award…

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

August 23, 2017

The Solar Power World Top Solar Contractors list includes San Ramon-based solar firm. Coming off the biggest year ever for…

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Realizing the Dream of Non-Stop Solar Flight

By p15 | November 19, 2017

Sometimes, in this age of rapidly-changing technological advancements we live in, it seems like we’ve lost that sense of wonder and enchantment previous generations felt when the Wright brothers took off for the first time in a powered airplane, or Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon. Well, the days…

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Energy users aren’t the only winners with community solar

By p15 | November 16, 2017

The expansion of community solar across the U.S. is bringing solar power—and its many benefits—to a number of individuals and businesses who might otherwise not be able to participate. Not so long ago, installing solar panels on your rooftop or undeveloped property was the only way to access solar-generated electricity. If you were unable (or…

How Home Solar Warranties Work

By p15 | November 13, 2017

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…

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Solar Industry Offers Veterans New Job Opportunities

By p15 | November 11, 2017

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…

Making the business case for the benefits of commercial solar power

By p15 | November 8, 2017

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 solar on each property, and track the projected return on investment (ROI)…

Water and Energy: Solar Conserves a Precious Resource

5 steps to establishing energy efficiency in business

By p15 | November 5, 2017

A recent article in the Harvard Business Review reports 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…

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

By p15 | November 2, 2017

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…

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

By p15 | October 30, 2017

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…

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Understanding commercial solar leasing

By p15 | October 26, 2017

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…

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

By p15 | October 23, 2017

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…