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3 09, 2019

8 Things Sustainable Businesses Care About

By |2019-09-03T15:52:58-10:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|Comments Off on 8 Things Sustainable Businesses Care About

8 things sustainable businesses care about If you’ve ever wondered “What is sustainability?” when it comes to business, this infographic can help. It reveals eight of the most common areas companies tend to focus on when they implement sustainable business practices. Rest assured that business and sustainability can coexist. And businesses are discovering that focusing on [...]

30 08, 2019

What is green building? Explaining eco-friendly construction

By |2019-08-16T11:58:03-10:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|Comments Off on What is green building? Explaining eco-friendly construction

What is green building? Explaining eco-friendly construction What is green building? Simply put, it’s the environmentally-conscious construction (and operation) of buildings.  For many good reasons, construction using green technology is becoming more common. Several of these reasons are outlined in a recent article from Smart Cities Dive. But before we get to those, let’s first understand what [...]

23 08, 2019

10 simple ways to reduce business energy costs

By |2019-08-16T11:51:57-10:00August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|Comments Off on 10 simple ways to reduce business energy costs

10 simple ways to reduce business energy costs You might not think much about paying your electric bill every month. And if you do, well, that’s just the cost of doing business, right? Not exactly. Take a moment to consider the energy you’re likely paying for that room in your office no one ever seems to [...]

16 08, 2019

Estimate How Much Can You Save With Solar

By |2019-08-16T11:47:01-10:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on Estimate How Much Can You Save With Solar

Estimate How Much Can You Save With Solar We get asked, “How much do solar panels save?” every day. While yes, you will either greatly reduce or eliminate your electric bill, determining your total solar savings is influenced by several other factors, including how you finance your solar system; whether you take advantage of tax incentives such [...]

29 07, 2019

We Made The List!

By |2019-07-29T17:58:11-10:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Awards, What's New|Comments Off on We Made The List!

We Made The List! July 2019 – Solar Technologies, a Bay Area leader in solar panel technology, is proud to have made the list of 2019 Top Solar Contractors in the U.S. by Solar Power World magazine. We achieved the rank of 25th in California (excluding utility contractors) and 126th overall out of 415 companies nationally. [...]

9 07, 2019

Video: Five Steps to Going Solar

By |2019-07-22T15:40:05-10:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on Video: Five Steps to Going Solar

Video: Five Steps to Going Solar Going solar doesn't have to be complex. In this two-minute video, SunPower Energy Consultant Whitney Torres explains how to get home solar panels. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suVHtfTXtwY To learn more, read this recent blog post about how to get solar panels on your home, which gives further details about the key steps: Finding a [...]

12 06, 2019

Learn How to Go Solar

By |2019-08-15T14:50:45-10:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar|Comments Off on Learn How to Go Solar

Solar power helps homeowners save money on energy bill, so if you’re dreading those high electricity bills this summer, you may want to find out: How do I go solar? It’s certainly a common question. Photovoltaic (PV) solar power is the fastest-growing type of energy in the world. In the U.S. alone there are now 2 million rooftop solar systems on [...]

10 06, 2019

Californians Unite to Protect Their Solar Rights

By |2019-06-10T09:50:12-10:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Community, Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on Californians Unite to Protect Their Solar Rights

Californians Unite to Protect Their Solar Rights California solar customers: It’s time to take action to protect your right to access the clean energy of the sun. Today we’d like to encourage everyone with a residential or commercial solar system to support the newly established Solar Rights Alliance, a nonprofit association dedicated to defending the right of every [...]

31 05, 2019

Investment in Solar Plants Defines Effeciency

By |2019-05-27T16:39:08-10:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

We all know that the demand for energy and energy production is increasing day by day. All the companies are in a race and are trying to produce the most amount of energy while coming up with better technologies for it. There are many sources of energy. Some can be directly utilized while others may have [...]

27 05, 2019

Solar Energy Uses in Your Daily Life

By |2019-05-27T16:25:42-10:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Community, Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on Solar Energy Uses in Your Daily Life

Solar Energy Uses in Your Daily Life Solar energy has been known as being one of the cleanest forms of renewable energy, today. Solar Technologies are giving more homes the solar energy options to save up on their electricity and utility bills. ‘Going Green’ is one of the initiatives that has been promoted to inform people about [...]

20 05, 2019

Funding Commercial Solar Projects

By |2019-05-27T16:25:08-10:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Financing, Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on Funding Commercial Solar Projects

Funding commercial solar projects: How to get that photovoltaic new car smell Not so long ago your choice for financing a new solar energy system was simple—come up with the money to pay for it. Today, the solar industry is more financially sophisticated, offering a number of different ways to make this renewable energy resource a [...]

17 05, 2019

How to Choose a Good Solar Company

By |2019-05-27T16:24:41-10:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on How to Choose a Good Solar Company

How to Choose a Good Solar Company Are you searching for Bay Area solar companies? No matter if you require electricity, solar panels or similar items can allow you to find solar power solution for your home or business. Here is the right guide offered to assist you to meet your requirements. There are a number [...]

13 05, 2019

Installing solar: What to expect from your utility—and how your solar company will help you out

By |2019-05-27T16:24:28-10:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

If your organization's going solar, you're automatically launching two long-term business partnerships. The first will be with the solar company that plans and builds your photovoltaic (PV) solar system. That partnership is going to start with the ongoing interactions that will take place during the solar installation process. Your other long-term partner will be the local utility. [...]

8 05, 2019

The Energy Challenge: Winning at Sea on Zero Emissions

By |2019-02-16T11:20:56-10:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

The Energy Challenge: Winning at Sea on Zero Emissions 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 [...]

6 05, 2019

5 Facts About Solar That Make Sense

By |2019-02-16T11:20:28-10:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

5 Facts About Solar That Make Sense Five reasons to consider going solar now. Interested? Check out our solar calculator to find out how much you can save. Learn more about solar in these Solar Technologies Blog posts: Solar Technologies Customers Share Why They Went Solar A Quick Guide to Going Solar Finding Solar Installation Company See [...]

3 05, 2019

Home Solar Plus Storage

By |2019-02-16T11:19:53-10:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

Home Solar Plus Storage There has never been a better time to consider solar. Advancements in solar technology have made it more affordable, and advancements in battery technologies are giving customers greater energy independence. We're happy to announce that, in select U.S. markets, the Solar Technologies home solar energy system can now be paired with industry [...]

1 05, 2019

A Quick Guide to Solar Storage Batteries

By |2019-02-16T11:18:37-10:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

A Quick Guide to Solar Storage Batteries In select U.S. markets the Solar Technologies home solar energy system can now be paired with industry leading solar battery storage providers such as Sonnen or Tesla. Read this accompanying blog post to learn more about how home storage batteries work and check out this easy-to-understand infographic. Visit Solar Technologies's [...]

28 04, 2019

Solar is trending as a top renewable energy investment worldwide

By |2019-02-16T11:29:57-10:00April 28th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

Solar is trending as a top renewable energy investment worldwide For the first time, global energy markets in many parts of the developing world are registering solar power as the cheapest form of new electricity for renewable energy investment opportunities. The milestone is noteworthy as these lower solar prices do not include government subsidies or other [...]

23 04, 2019

Millennials look beyond profit toward a more sustainable future

By |2019-02-16T11:29:39-10:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

Millennials look beyond profit toward a more sustainable future Traditionally, companies have pointed to a positive bottom line as a benchmark of success, but a new wave of entrepreneurs may be changing that equation by factoring social and environmental measures into a triple bottom line.  Companies and organizations are increasingly adopting sustainable business practices to make [...]

21 04, 2019

Medical Facilities Take a Healthy Interest in Solar

By |2019-02-16T11:29:28-10:00April 21st, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

Medical Facilities Take a Healthy Interest in Solar 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 [...]

18 04, 2019

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

By |2019-04-24T10:45:11-10:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

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

16 04, 2019

Best Commercial Solar Installation: Intelligent and Elegant

By |2019-02-16T11:29:07-10:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

Best Commercial Solar Installation: Intelligent and Elegant 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 [...]

9 04, 2019

Is My House a Good Candidate for Solar?

By |2019-04-15T15:17:18-10:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

Is My House a Good Candidate for Solar? 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. [...]

7 04, 2019

Go Green for Earth Month & Save Money

By |2019-04-15T14:27:39-10:00April 7th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Community, Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on Go Green for Earth Month & Save Money

Go Green for Earth Month & Save Money Earth Month is around the corner, and it's a reminder of us how important it is to live a greener lifestyle  — not just in April but all year long. Accomplishing this doesn’t have to be difficult AND living greener can help save homeowners money. Here are some tips for [...]

4 04, 2019

5 Misconceptions about the effects of weather on solar panels

By |2019-02-16T11:28:37-10:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

5 Misconceptions about the effects of weather on solar panels If you hail from the Mid-Atlantic region, home of the dreaded Nor’easter, you’ve probably wondered about the effects of extreme weather on solar panels. Makes sense—Nor’easters are not just storms. These radical weather events occur when the southbound polar jet stream meets the warm air from [...]

1 04, 2019

Big business takes lead in corporate renewable energy boom

By |2019-02-16T11:28:29-10:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

Big business takes lead in corporate renewable energy boom A growing number of Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies are committing to corporate sustainability goals—leading to an upsurge of renewable energy in business. In a wide-ranging examination of the subject published by Greentech Media, large corporations in the U.S. are reportedly poised to be the most powerful [...]

30 03, 2019

9 Questions To Ask Potential Commercial Solar System Providers

By |2019-02-16T11:28:18-10:00March 30th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

9 Questions To Ask Potential Commercial Solar System Providers When you start considering something totally new and different for your business, like purchasing commercial solar systems and panels, you might not be sure where to start. What questions should you be asking? Who should you ask? How do you know if the answers you get are [...]

27 03, 2019

8 Things Sustainable Businesses Care About

By |2019-02-16T11:27:57-10:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

8 Things Sustainable Businesses Care About If you’ve wondered “What is sustainability?” when it comes to business, this infographic can help. It shows eight of the most common things companies focus on when they implement sustainable business practices. Business and sustainability can coexist. And businesses are finding that by focusing on corporate responsibility, they can also [...]

25 03, 2019

More Auto Dealerships Choosing Solar Energy

By |2019-02-16T11:27:40-10:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

More Auto Dealerships Choosing Solar Energy Auto dealerships may not pop to mind first when you think of a business type that’s likely to rely on renewable energy. But it turns out that solar is a natural fit for this type of enterprise. In fact, many dealerships have discovered that photovoltaic (PV) solar systems can help [...]

22 03, 2019

Get Longer Solar Panel Lifespan With SunPower

By |2019-02-16T11:26:05-10:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

Get Longer Solar Panel Lifespan With SunPower Wondering how long solar panels last? Solar panel life expectancy relies on the solar cells inside. In this solar cell comparison video, we line up a SunPower® cell against a conventional cell to test which breaks first under stress. If you want a longer solar panel lifespan, choose SunPower.   Learn [...]

20 03, 2019

SunPower Helps U.S. Military Double Down on Renewable Energy

By |2019-02-16T11:02:04-10:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Community, What's New|0 Comments

SunPower Helps U.S. Military Double Down on Renewable Energy We want to salute the many branches of our armed forces that are embracing renewable energy to increase autonomy and reduce costs. U.S. Department of Defense, the single largest energy consumer in the world, has embraced clean energy sources in recent years, doubling its renewable power generation between [...]

17 03, 2019

Choosing Solar Technologies and Start Saving

By |2019-02-16T11:01:01-10:00March 17th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

Choosing Solar Technologies and Start Saving Choose Solar Technologies and enjoy the innumerable advantages of going solar. Solar Technologies is a company which over the years has helped customers with the very best solar equipment installation and support services. Their residential solar panels are of superior quality greater solar savings. With solar power system, you would [...]

15 03, 2019

Video: The Three Most Common Types of Commercial Solar Installations

By |2019-02-16T11:00:26-10:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

When people think of solar energy they likely picture solar panels on a rooftop, but did you know that you have a choice when it comes to where you install solar panels for your home or business to generate electricity? In this video we take a look at three of the most common types of onsite commercial solar installations, some of [...]

12 03, 2019

How Solar Panels Work

By |2019-02-16T11:00:01-10:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

Providing solar power for commercial buildings isn’t as complicated as you might think. This infographic answers the question: How do solar panels work? It all starts with the renewable energy source that’s right above our heads: the sun. Onsite commercial solar power installations are made up of a few basic components that are very easy to understand. These components [...]

11 03, 2019

Beat the Tax Day Blues by Getting Some Green

By |2019-04-15T14:25:08-10:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Financing, Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on Beat the Tax Day Blues by Getting Some Green

Beat the Tax Day Blues by Getting Some Green It’s tax season! If you’re considering a home solar system, it’s important to know the financial benefits of the federal investment tax credit because it’s going to be reduced after this year. To celebrate the final year of the 30 percent federal tax credit on solar purchases, 1Solar [...]

10 03, 2019

7 Types Of Renewable Energy To Support Commercial Sustainability

By |2019-02-16T10:59:39-10:00March 10th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

Many private enterprises and public entities (e.g., government agencies and educational institutions) are looking for clean, renewable energy sources to meet their sustainable energy solution needs. The motivation can be financial, driven by regulatory mandates, a desire to be more socially responsible or all the above. Sustainable energy solutions are literally found in the air, deep [...]

7 03, 2019

A Quick Introduction To The Solar Investment Tax Credit

By |2019-02-16T10:59:15-10:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

The solar Investment Tax Credit, or solar ITC, is a federal incentive that can help eligible businesses offset their commercial solar system costs*. As part of the broader Business Energy Investment Tax Credit, the solar ITC can be a significant factor in helping companies determine if and when to go solar. The infographic below provides a high-level overview and also [...]

5 03, 2019

New 10-Megawatt SunPower® Solar Plant Generating Power for OG&E

By |2019-04-15T15:13:20-10:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|Comments Off on New 10-Megawatt SunPower® Solar Plant Generating Power for OG&E

New 10-Megawatt SunPower® Solar Plant Generating Power for OG&E OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) electric utility subsidiary Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OG&E) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ:SPWR) today announced completion of a 10-megawatt (AC) solar photovoltaic power plant in Covington, Okla. Approximately 85 jobs were created during peak construction of the facility. "With Covington online, we now have 12.5-megawatts [...]

2 03, 2019

Cabot Corporation and SunPower Announce Helix® Solar-Plus-Storage Agreement

By |2019-02-14T13:26:24-10:00March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|Comments Off on Cabot Corporation and SunPower Announce Helix® Solar-Plus-Storage Agreement

Cabot Corporation and SunPower Announce Helix® Solar-Plus-Storage Agreement Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced that it has reached an agreement to have SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) install a 1.12-megawatt solar project paired with a 470-kilowatt (940-kilowatt hour) integrated energy storage system at Cabot's Business and Technology Center in Billerica, Massachusetts. This commitment is a first for Cabot and will contribute to its long-term [...]

28 02, 2019

SunPower Closes Year with Industry’s Lowest Solar Panel Degradation Rate, Delivering More Reliable Electricity to Customers Over Time

By |2019-02-14T13:25:44-10:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|Comments Off on SunPower Closes Year with Industry’s Lowest Solar Panel Degradation Rate, Delivering More Reliable Electricity to Customers Over Time

SunPower Closes Year with Industry's Lowest Solar Panel Degradation Rate, Delivering More Reliable Electricity to Customers Over Time As 2018 comes to an end, SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) reflects on one of its most notable technology achievements to date: achieving the industry's lowest solar panel degradation rate which means that SunPower solar panels deliver more electricity – [...]

25 02, 2019

What Makes Us Different From The Competition?

By |2019-02-14T13:25:30-10:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on What Makes Us Different From The Competition?

What Makes Us Different From The Competition? As one of the world’s most innovative solar companies, Solar Technologies are proud to design, build and install products that lead the industry in durability, reliability and efficiency. Let’s take a look at efficiency. When you hear people talking about solar panel efficiency they are referring to the amount [...]

23 02, 2019

SunPower Customers Among Top 10 U.S. Companies Going Solar

By |2019-02-14T13:25:14-10:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|Comments Off on SunPower Customers Among Top 10 U.S. Companies Going Solar

SunPower Customers Among Top 10 U.S. Companies Going Solar The Solar Energy Industries Association today released its fourth annual Solar Means Business report, and a number of SunPower corporate customers top the list of U.S. companies that have installed the most solar. According to SEIA, there has been a 59 percent increase in corporate and business solar installations since 2014, and a 183 [...]

21 02, 2019

Solar Helps ‘LEED’ the Way to More Sustainable Buildings

By |2019-02-14T13:24:47-10:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Community, Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on Solar Helps ‘LEED’ the Way to More Sustainable Buildings

Solar Helps ‘LEED’ the Way to More Sustainable Buildings The number of net-zero energy buildings — buildings that use renewable energy technology to help meet 100 percent of their energy needs — doubled between 2012 and 2014 in the United States, according to the New Buildings Institute, and this trend is expected to continue. Achieving net-zero [...]

16 02, 2019

Solar Power. Renewable and Safe

By |2019-02-14T13:24:14-10:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on Solar Power. Renewable and Safe

Solar Power. Renewable and Safe Solar power is a topic that has been on trend for many years now. Solar power is versatile. It has numerous uses and saves a lot of money at the same time. Solar panels are being used not only in industries but also for our homes. Many bay area solar companies [...]

13 02, 2019

The Triple Bottom Line: A Sustainable Model For Success

By |2019-02-12T11:40:38-10:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on The Triple Bottom Line: A Sustainable Model For Success

The triple bottom line (TBL) framework is gaining popularity as more and more companies implement sustainable business strategies. Focusing on people, planet and profits—instead of just profits alone—can lead to a number of potentially unexpected benefits that extend beyond corporate social responsibility. This infographic provides a triple bottom line definition and explains how businesses are using it to measure [...]

10 02, 2019

Home Solar Panel Maintenance Tips

By |2019-02-11T20:27:57-10:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on Home Solar Panel Maintenance Tips

Home Solar Panel Maintenance Tips “Don’t solar panels need a lot of maintenance?” Solar Technologies gets this question from homeowners regularly, and it’s understandable given that no one wants to worry about climbing up on a roof to care for their solar panels. Solar panels work by converting sunlight into electricity, so the cleaner your panels are, the [...]

7 02, 2019

SunPower® is the first solar company to achieve Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver designation.

By |2019-02-08T13:48:06-10:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|Comments Off on SunPower® is the first solar company to achieve Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver designation.

SunPower® E-Series and X-Series Direct Current (DC) solar panels are now Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver. The Cradle to Cradle Certified™ designation is a great accomplishment for any product, but we’re especially honored that our E-Series and X-Series DC solar panels, manufactured around the world, are the world’s first to receive this distinction. The principles for certification include sourcing materials [...]

4 02, 2019

Our “Beneficial by Design” Philosophy

By |2019-02-08T13:47:42-10:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on Our “Beneficial by Design” Philosophy

Our “Beneficial by Design” Philosophy SunPower has a closed-loop sustainability strategy that drives our business practices at every stage of our product lifecycle and beyond, extending to our employees and communities around the world.   SOURCING: We proactively work with socially equitable and environmentally vigilant suppliers, and we regularly assess our supply chain for compatible eco-friendly practices.   MATERIALS: We [...]

1 02, 2019

Beyond Solar Panel Efficiency: 4 Important Considerations When Evaluating Solar Panels

By |2019-02-01T12:07:48-10:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

As you evaluate 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 comparing [...]

30 01, 2019

10 Questions to Shed Light on Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs)

By |2019-02-01T12:05:20-10:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed|0 Comments

Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) are a specialized form of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) that allow organizations to track—and potentially profit from—the amount of clean, renewable energy produced by commercial solar power systems. SRECs exist in states that have specific mandates for generating solar energy. The more electricity produced, the more Solar Renewable Energy Credits issued. [...]

28 01, 2019

3 Ways Going Solar Changes Your Life

By |2019-02-01T12:04:16-10:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar|0 Comments

You know that a solar energy system will change how you power your home. But have you taken the time to think about the ways solar will change your life? There May Be Financial Rewards As soon as your solar system for your home is turned on, you start generating your own electricity from the sun. [...]

25 01, 2019

How Much Can I Save With Solar?

By |2019-02-11T20:24:31-10:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

For 19 years we've helped Bay Area home and business owners save big with solar. With the price of electricity in California, a solar installation is going to save you a bunch depending on the following factors. Size of your current utility bill How much sun exposure you get on your roof. South facing roofs supply [...]

23 01, 2019

Going Solar? What Type of Panels Should You Choose?

By |2019-01-24T16:17:13-10:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

Going Solar? What Type of Panels Should You Choose? Some solar companies say the type of panels on your roof doesn’t matter because you are only buying the energy they produce. But when you’re making such an important investment in your home — whether you lease your solar system or buy it — quality and performance [...]

17 01, 2019

8 things sustainable businesses care about

By |2019-01-10T12:46:37-10:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on 8 things sustainable businesses care about

8 things sustainable businesses care about If you’ve ever wondered “What is sustainability?” when it comes to business, this infographic can help. It shows eight of the most common things companies focus on when they implement sustainable business practices. Business and sustainability can coexist. And businesses are finding that focusing on corporate responsibility enables them to [...]

14 01, 2019

New SunPower® Oasis® Power Plant: Using Drones, Robots and Design to Optimize Solar Power Plants

By |2019-01-04T14:02:24-10:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|Comments Off on New SunPower® Oasis® Power Plant: Using Drones, Robots and Design to Optimize Solar Power Plants

New SunPower® Oasis® Power Plant: Using Drones, Robots and Design to Optimize Solar Power Plants In 1997, Garry Kasparov was defeated in a six-game chess match by IBM’s Deep Blue supercomputer, marking the first time that a reigning world chess champion had lost a match to a computer. While humans put up a valiant fight over [...]

10 01, 2019

Federal Solar Tax Credit Being Reduced after 2019

By |2019-02-11T20:21:45-10:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|Comments Off on Federal Solar Tax Credit Being Reduced after 2019

Federal Solar Tax Credit Being Reduced after 2019 With the onset of this new year there is an important solar update that homeowners should be aware of. After 2019, the Federal Solar Tax Credit will be going down. The Federal Solar Tax Credit (also known as the Investment Tax Credit or ITC) will go from 30% [...]

5 01, 2019

From solar panel cleaners to combat mules: The 5 coolest robots working in America today

By |2019-01-04T11:27:56-10:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|Comments Off on From solar panel cleaners to combat mules: The 5 coolest robots working in America today

From solar panel cleaners to combat mules: The 5 coolest robots working in America today Say the word “robot” to any man, woman or child and they’ll probably conjure up images straight out of science fiction. Robots haven’t exactly enjoyed good PR since their public debut in 1939, and for a very human reason: We don’t [...]

2 01, 2019

How long will Congress protect tax credits for renewables and EVs?

By |2019-01-04T11:22:38-10:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: What's New|Comments Off on How long will Congress protect tax credits for renewables and EVs?

How long will Congress protect tax credits for renewables and EVs? Recent statements from the White House and U.S. senators have created a growing level of uncertainty around the duration of federal tax credits for renewable energy sources and electric vehicles (EVs). At stake are several elements of the clean energy policy put into place during [...]

27 12, 2018

It’s Easy To Pay For Your Solar System.

By |2018-12-27T14:32:22-10:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar|0 Comments

It's Easy To Pay For Your Solar System. Last week, Green Tech Media reported that for the first time in years, more new solar customers chose ownership of their system over a solar lease. Why are so many solar customers choosing to own their solar system, and which way is right for you?  Let’s look at [...]

21 12, 2018

CARTOON: Well, that’s one way of installing battery storage for solar power

By |2018-12-27T13:40:31-10:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|Comments Off on CARTOON: Well, that’s one way of installing battery storage for solar power

CARTOON: Well, that’s one way of installing battery storage for solar power   Wondering how to implement battery storage for solar power, or whether it even makes sense for your organization? Solar energy storage is a rapidly developing clean energy technology, so there’s a lot to keep up with.  It doesn’t look like the gentleman in [...]

9 12, 2018

SunPower Solar Cells are Winners on the Racing Circuit

By |2018-12-09T07:05:31-10:00December 9th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, Community, What's New|Comments Off on SunPower Solar Cells are Winners on the Racing Circuit

SunPower Solar Cells are Winners on the Racing Circuit Recently the solar airplane Solar Impulse 2 broke a world record flying around the world using SunPower® solar cells. But what about powering something a little closer to the ground? We’ve done that, too, energizing the dreams of competitive solar racecar teams. SunPower gives teams, often comprised of college students [...]