California Is Leading The Charge To Solar Sustainability

By | 2018-07-15T02:09:45+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

California is taking in leaps and bounds towards becoming the first state to require solar panels on newly constructed homes. Recently the California Energy Commission voted 5-0 to mandate the installation of solar panels on residential buildings up to three stories tall. This would be regulated and put into effect by the year 2020. This is [...]

How to go solar: Getting to solar panel installation in 8 steps

By | 2018-07-11T09:01:16+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

In theory, you understand how photovoltaic (PV) solar systems work—silicon panels capture sunlight and turn it into electricity. But now you've finally got your organization talking about using solar power for business, so you need to know exactly how solar systems work in real life—i.e., What's it take to get solar panel installation rolling? How do [...]

Is My House a Good Candidate for Solar?

By | 2018-07-09T20:22:20+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

If you’re thinking about going solar, you’re probably wondering: Is solar cost effective? Is my roof suitable for solar panels? Will solar energy generate enough electricity to power my home? Who makes the best solar panels? But first, it's important to explore if solar panels for your home make sense. Here are some key questions we ask anyone [...]

California Is Leading The Charge To Solar Sustainability

By | 2018-07-09T20:22:53+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

California is taking in leaps and bounds towards becoming the first state to require solar panels on newly constructed homes. Recently the California Energy Commission voted 5-0 to mandate the installation of solar panels on residential buildings up to three stories tall. This would be regulated and put into effect by the year 2020. This is [...]

The Energy Challenge: Winning at Sea on Zero Emissions

By | 2018-07-09T16:02:28+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Solar energy is a competitive advantage on the open seas. The significant power demands a sailing yacht requires running on-board navigation, communications and autopilot systems means that energy must be consistently available. By integrating Solar Technologies solar technology, not only have we overcome common and time-consuming issues with diesel generator failure and power outages, but we [...]

Solar That’s Tough Enough for NASA is Tough Enough for Your Roof

By | 2018-07-01T17:53:42+00:00 July 1st, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Consumers who are considering going solar often ask us if Solar Technologies solar panels can withstand all that Mother Nature might bring to the rooftops of their homes or businesses. We’re glad they’re doing their homework because not all solar is alike. During our company’s 30-year history our collaborations with solar pioneers such as NASA have [...]

Best Commercial Solar Installation: Intelligent and Elegant

By | 2018-07-09T20:26:46+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

When Joseph Fragoso contacted JP Electric and Solar, he needed to solve a problem that’s typical for our agricultural solar customers. His Mid Summer Farms in Hanford, Calif., had enough land for a photovoltaic (PV) solar system —190 acres – but most of that land was spoken for. He needed as much as possible for growing corn, [...]

PACE Financing Helps Businesses Go Solar

By | 2018-06-25T11:18:58+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Property Assessed Clean Energy financing or "PACE" can make it easier for owners of commercial, industrial, multifamily and nonprofit properties to obtain low-cost, long-term financing for renewable energy projects. Your business or organization can apply for 100 percent financing for clean energy improvements such as installing solar. (The program is also available to homeowners in California, Florida and [...]

Go beyond Bike-to-Work Day: 3 easy ways to encourage biking to work for the benefit of your business

By | 2018-06-25T11:18:48+00:00 June 24th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

Bike-to-Work Day is just one day a year. And for that one day a year, at least, everyone can agree—biking to work is a great idea. But, you know what? It’s pretty fantastic the other 364 days, too. In fact, research shows that people who bike to work are more productive, happier and take fewer sick [...]

Medical Facilities Take a Healthy Interest in Solar

By | 2018-06-22T11:06:06+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Solar energy is a natural fit for healthcare organizations — and not just because solar reduces air pollution and makes the world a cleaner, healthier place. For starters, did you know that healthcare facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes, urgent care clinics and medical practices are the fourth largest commercial building energy consumers in the United [...]