Get Longer Solar Panel Lifespan With SunPower

By |2019-02-12T11:19:45+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

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. Contact Precis Solar or call us at (951) [...]

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

By |2019-02-06T15:03:07+00:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

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 percent increase since the first Solar Means Business report [...]

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

By |2019-01-14T12:29:44+00:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

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 of solar generation in our portfolio, all of which [...]

Sustainable Solar Power Around the World

By |2019-01-23T17:09:25+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

All solar produces clean energy, but SunPower raises the bar when it comes to how sustainably we design, manufacture and install our solar power systems. Through our “beneficial by design” approach we we aim to be a regenerative force on the environment and society. Driven by this approach, Light on Land™ is SunPower’s signature program for solar power plant development where we build on previously disturbed lands, minimize disruptive [...]

8 things sustainable businesses care about

By |2019-01-23T17:09:20+00:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar|

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 maintain a sustainable competitive advantage while [...]

Need a Tax Break? Go Solar in 2019 for Maximum Benefits

By |2019-01-18T10:15:35+00:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar|

If you’ve been on the fence about going solar, here’s a great reason to make a decision soon: The U.S. federal solar investment tax credit, known as the solar ITC, is set to decrease after 2019. This tax credit, which you can apply toward your 2019 federal income taxes, currently is equal to 30 percent of the cost [...]

Federal Solar Tax Credit Being Reduced after 2019

By |2019-02-14T01:51:44+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

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% to 26% after 2019. Disclaimer: This content is [...]

How businesses and public entities can pay for solar

By |2019-01-02T16:39:22+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

So your organization is considering going solar, but there’s concern about how to pay for it and a bit of confusion about the solar financing options available. That’s pretty common, so here’s a quick primer on the main ways a business, educational institution or public organization can pay for solar, including purchasing or leasing a system, [...]

Solar incentives, policies and advocacy: 5 info-packed sites to save and share

By |2019-01-02T16:25:28+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Solar incentives, policies and advocacy: 5 info-packed sites to save and share As you might imagine, there’s a ton of solar information available to business leaders, but where to begin? We’ve handpicked five great sites that offer insight into the latest solar incentives and policies, in addition to the activism that’s shaping them both. Whether you’re [...]

PACE Financing Helps Businesses Go Solar

By |2018-12-13T12:45:18+00:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, 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 [...]