11 05, 2018

The ever-evolving benefits of commercial solar adoption

By | 2018-05-07T19:38:04+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

In the not-so-distant past, the main benefit of commercial solar adoption was rooted in affecting environmental change. Early photovoltaic (PV) technology adopters saw it as a potential solution to what had become a global energy crisis.  And for that, they were called hippies, tree-huggers and any number of pejorative environmentalist monikers. But they didn’t care. They [...]

9 05, 2018

What is Solar Net Metering and How Does it Work

By | 2018-05-07T19:38:16+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|0 Comments

Many consumers who are thinking about going solar have heard the term “net metering” but aren’t sure what it means. What is Net Metering? Put simply, net metering is a utility billing mechanism available in most states that offers a credit to residential and business customers who are making excess electricity with their solar panel systems [...]

7 05, 2018

The advantages and disadvantages of businesses going solar

By | 2018-05-03T15:01:18+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

Making the decision to go solar isn’t something you do in a day. And it certainly shouldn’t be done without a thorough evaluation and careful assessment of both the pros and cons. To help get you started, we’ve put together three of the top advantages—and disadvantages—of pursuing a path toward investing in a commercial solar energy [...]

4 05, 2018

Understanding the essential relationship between water and energy production

By | 2018-05-07T19:55:58+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

“Without enough water, you can’t have power; without enough power, you can’t have water.” The relationship between water and energy production is extremely close and co-dependent. It takes a massive amount of water to generate energy, and it takes a huge quantity of energy to process water that can be utilized by humans for drinking and [...]

2 05, 2018

Is fossil fuel divestment at a financial tipping point for energy investors?

By | 2018-05-03T14:51:49+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

As the cost of renewable energy becomes more competitive with fossil fuel cost, it may be the perfect time for fossil fuel divestment (aka divestiture). An article in The Guardian argues that energy investors could be at a tipping point when it comes to investment in renewables. Historically, the case for corporate sustainability has focused on improving public perception [...]

30 04, 2018

The net environmental impact of solar power: Is it helping or hurting?

By | 2018-05-03T13:02:51+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

At the individual installation level, it's rather obvious that commercial solar energy systems have positive impact on the environment—instead of using electricity generated by fossil fuels, your business utilizes clean, renewable energy from a limitless resource (the sun). But a recent article in The Atlantic takes a step back and evaluates solar as a whole, presenting [...]

28 04, 2018

Advantages and Disadvantages of Hybrid Solar Energy Systems

By | 2018-05-07T19:56:14+00:00 April 28th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

Whenever we choose solar energy power system, we consider only two options. First is on-grid and second is off-grid solar energy system. Both these systems are helpful to you in times when you have ample of sunlight. As soon as the sun is less bright, in night or in rainy seasons, these systems are not helpful [...]

25 04, 2018

Is commercial solar right for your organization?

By | 2018-04-25T20:28:43+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

If you’re thinking about investing in a new commercial solar panel installation, you’re in good company. Private businesses, public entities (like government agencies), and educational institutions of all shapes and sizes benefit from this clean, renewable source of electricity every day.  But is a commercial solar system the right solution for you? Answering the questions [...]

23 04, 2018

Corporate sustainability is the way to go

By | 2018-04-23T11:34:12+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

Trying to find ways to hit your corporate sustainability goals and reduce costs at the same time? A recent survey tells us that many of your peers are considering lower-cost renewable energy solutions, such as solar power, to help them to do just that.  With energy costs on the rise, facility managers who want [...]

21 04, 2018

Using sunlight to power your business: The how and why

By | 2018-04-23T11:32:20+00:00 April 21st, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|0 Comments

How does a solar panel system work? The basic science is simple: light equals energy. But that doesn’t explain how that sphere of hot plasma in the sky is going to power your building.  So let’s start with the basics: how a solar panel system works. Then we’ll talk about all of the ways your business [...]