Solar Industry News

Do Solar Panels Work in Winter?

May 13, 2017
Do Solar Panels Work in Winter

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…

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The Benefits of Solar Energy Remain—Investors Want Sustainable Companies

May 11, 2017
Benefits of Solar Energy

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…

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California New Homes Industry Leads Nation in Green Building

May 9, 2017
Green Building

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…

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Infographic: Solar Technologies a Leader in Solar Energy Sustainability

May 5, 2017
Solar Energy Sustainability

Solar produces clean energy, but Solar Technologies by SunPower does more. We raise the bar for environmental and social responsibility by thoughtfully considering our products’ entire lifecycle and our interactions with our employees, customers and communities around the world. Today we release our latest sustainability report titled “Powering a Brighter Tomorrow: Our Progress Toward a Circular Economy in…

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Find Your Perfect Solar Match.

May 1, 2017
Choosing the best solar provider

The quality of the solar installer and equipment you select will directly affect your long-term savings and the solar system’s reliability. Picking the right combination and you’ll be setup for decades of success. Do Your Homework – Make sure you’re getting the best equipment and service from a trusted company. Look for a company with excellent…

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How Long Does a Commercial Solar Panel Warranty Last?

April 28, 2017
Commercial Solar Panel Warranty

How long do commercial solar panels typically last before requiring maintenance? What measures can be taken to prevent malfunction? Whether your business currently utilizes commercial solar panels or is considering making the switch to solar technology, this article by Solar Power World will give you a helpful rundown on standard solar panel warranty policy. Anticipating…

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GET YOUR SOLAR PANEL LOAN WHILE IT’S HOT.

April 26, 2017
GET YOUR SOLAR PANEL LOAN WHILE IT’S HOT.

Solar Technologies, a Bay Area leader in solar panel systems, has announced today a new array of solar panel loan purchasing options for homeowners regardless of their budget or credit history. These include: easy cash purchases, solar leases, PACE (property assessed clean energy), solar loans at competitive rates. “Cash purchases deliver the greatest long-term savings…

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Solar Loan Rates: Big Savings, Zero Down.

April 24, 2017
Solar Loan Rates

There has never been a better time for homeowners to go solar and take advantage of amazing solar loan rates. But with solar tax credits set to expire, that opportunity could slip away. Fortunately, Solar Technologies offers an array of purchasing options for homeowners regardless of their budget or credit history. These include: easy cash…

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Suffering From Tax Due Blues?

April 18, 2017
tax day due blues

Tax Day has been responsible for making grown men weep, corporations crumble, and if evaded, can even land you in prison. Yikes. Make 2017 the year that you save big on taxes by switch to solar! You’ll not only reduce your carbon footprint, increase the value of your home or business, save on monthly utilities bills…

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The Key Components of a Commercial Solar Panel Warranty

April 17, 2017
Commercial Solar Warranty

Warranties are like spare tires: you never think about them until you really, really need them. But in the case of a commercial solar panel warranty, it’s definitely worth your time to dig into the details of what’s covered, for how long, and how likely it is you’ll use it—before making your purchase decision. What…

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