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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…

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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Solar Has Become America’s Fastest-Growing Non-Partisan Energy Source

By p15 | September 2, 2017

During his Senate confirmation hearing in January, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said that he was supportive of an “all of the above” approach to energy development, asserting that the country’s best interests lie in encouraging production of both traditional and renewable power sources. As Secretary Perry knows well, we’re at an important juncture in terms of…

Why You Should Revisit Your Sustainability Strategy

By p15 | August 29, 2017

An effective corporate sustainability strategy should be flexible enough to adapt to changes that impact it, making it a dynamic set of goals. If your policy is more static, you could be missing out on many potential benefits. According to a recent article published by GreenBiz, if the once innovative business practices you’ve outlined to drive sustainability…

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Take Advantage of the Solar Tax Credit Before It’s Gone.

By p15 | August 26, 2017

Going solar pays dividends in the long run, but many homeowners and business owners hesitate to make the switch due to the upfront cost of purchase and installation. But unless you plan to lease your solar PV system, there is no better time than the present to invest in solar. Although solar energy is becoming…

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

By p15 | August 23, 2017

The Solar Power World Top Solar Contractors list includes San Ramon-based solar firm. Coming off the biggest year ever for U.S. solar installations, We’re proud to be named as one of the best solar contractors in the United States by Solar Power World magazine. Solar Technologies has been recognized as one of the top 25 installers in California…

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Why Corporate Social Responsibility Matters to Your Business

By p15 | August 21, 2017

If you’re wondering why there seems to be increasing focus on the importance of corporate social responsibility (CSR), look no further than today’s consumers. According to a recent article published in Business News Daily, these potential customers are looking beyond material products or quality services when selecting a company. How products are made (or services rendered) is…

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What an Eclipse Means for your Solar Panels

By p15 | August 18, 2017

Americans from coast-to-coast will soon have a rare opportunity to see a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017. The total eclipse, where 100 percent of the sun will be blocked for a short time in a 70-mile-wide path, will first be seen in Oregon around 10:16 a.m. PDT and will then cast its shadow…

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Five-Step Guide to How Solar Panels Are Installed

By p15 | August 16, 2017

While solar panel installation has become simpler over the years, it’s certainly not a typical DIY process. Even a qualified electrician needs solar installation training on a roof and must become familiar with local permitting and fire code requirements to complete a safe and reliable installation. If you’re interested in learning how to become a…

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By p15 | August 13, 2017

Solar Technologies, one of the Bay Area’s leading solar providers, announced today that even small organizations can expect to pay their energy utility more than a million dollars over the course of 25 years. “Switching to solar is one of the single best ways to reduce your company’s operating costs and environmental footprint,” said Solar…

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The Surprising Benefits of Solar That Go Beyond Helping the Environment

By p15 | August 10, 2017

For some, the benefits of solar power are clear. For others, they may be slightly cloudy. While most people can probably agree that a main reason to go solar is its positive impact on the environment, what are other motivations for adopting this clean energy source? Whatever level of knowledge you have about going solar, this recent list published…

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Calculate Your Solar Savings Now

By p15 | August 7, 2017

Find Out How Much You Can Save. Thinking about switching to solar? Try our new online calculator to see how much you can save every month. Simply enter your address to get started.