Solar Industry News

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 Energy Benefits

Why Go Solar Now? Savings and Other Solar Energy Benefits

By p15 | May 31, 2017

When you see solar on your neighbor’s roof does it make you want to go solar too? Maybe your neighbor told you his new solar system helped put a big dent in his electric bill, and you’re thinking going solar could be a nice benefit for your family too. But then you think electricity rates…

How Solar Panels Work To Produce Solar Energy In Three Steps

How Solar Panels Work To Produce Solar Energy In Three Steps

By p15 | May 28, 2017

For many, the concept of being able to tap into the sun and produce energy that can power their home, business, or automobile is a mysterious phenomenon. Unlocking the power of the sun in just a few simple steps can not only save you thousands on utility bills but also help create a more sustainable…

Solar Energy Benefits

Why Go Solar Now? Savings and Other Solar Energy Benefits

By p15 | May 25, 2017

When you see solar on your neighbor’s roof does it make you want to go solar too? Maybe your neighbor told you his new solar system helped put a big dent in his electric bill, and you’re thinking going solar could be a nice benefit for your family too. But then you think electricity rates…

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Better Solar Panels Produce More Solar Energy

By p15 | May 22, 2017

May 2017 – Solar Technologies, a Bay Area leader in solar panel technology, announced today that they can help homeowners and business owners realize significantly more solar energy savings than their competitors. “Our solar panels by SunPower use Maxeon® solar cell technology to make more solar energy from every drop of sunshine. In fact, they’ve been…

Sustainable Business Practices and Your Bottom Line

Sustainable Business Practices and Your Bottom Line

By p15 | May 18, 2017

When a money-minded publication like Fortune says “Like it or not, sustainability is now the core of your business,” you know a seismic shift in corporate social responsibility is taking place. The fact that some businesses are not yet sure what that looks like for them is irrelevant. The point is, when sustainable business practices…

How Solar Works For You. 

By p15 | May 15, 2017

Our Solar Panels Work Harder & Last Longer. If you’re deciding to go solar, go all the way. Our solar panels are designed to wake up earlier, work harder, and turn off later in the day. So you can make the most of abundant solar energy and save more for longer. Plug into a solar…

Do Solar Panels Work in Winter

Do Solar Panels Work in Winter?

By p15 | May 13, 2017

While the epic East Coast Winter Storm Jonas was dumping feet of snow across New York, Washington, D.C., and beyond last January, an intrepid customer of ours snapped this photo showing two homes with Solar Technology by SunPower solar that were still producing some electricity despite blizzard conditions. Although we were impressed he was willing to…

Benefits of Solar Energy

The Benefits of Solar Energy Remain—Investors Want Sustainable Companies

By p15 | May 11, 2017

While the news has been heavy with reports on the US government’s de-emphasis on the environment, the benefits of solar energy remain unchanged. There may be less top-down pressure on companies to go carbon neutral, but customers and investors increasingly demand a triple bottom line commitment. Climate Change and Business Strategy are Hard to Untangle…

Green Building

California New Homes Industry Leads Nation in Green Building

By p15 | May 9, 2017

As goes California, so goes the nation. That’s a common refrain from those who recognize the forward thinking that the West Coast is known for, especially when it comes to securing a clean energy future. In the last year, under the leadership of Gov. Jerry Brown and the California Legislature, California has set the bar high, pioneering…

Reduce Business Energy Costs

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Business Energy Costs

By p15 | May 7, 2017

You may not think all that much about paying your electric bill every month. And if you do, well, that’s just the cost of doing business, right? Not necessarily. Take a moment to consider the energy you’re likely paying for that no one in your office is using, and you’ll definitely want to find smart…